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The Nightingale

Address: Sevedegatan 43, 598 37 Vimmerby Show map

Address: Sevedegatan 43, 598 37 Vimmerby

The Nightingale Museum in Vimmerby is housed in a listed building from the 18th century, with timbered walls.

After considerable restoration work the building has received its former ground floor planning. The exterior is 19th century with an extension on the first floor along with panel clad walls which have been recreated.

One exhibition is devoted to the graveyard at Gästgivarhagen on the outskirts of the town, the site of almost 300 Viking graves divided into two sections. About half of the graves were excavated at the end of the last century and the finds indicate a rich society with contacts outside Sweden. Some goods have been restored and are now exhibited at the museum.

The museum can be found at the intersection of Sevedegatan and Drottninggatan, very close to the church.

Adult: 50 kr.
Student: 20 kr.
Annual card: 100 kr.


Exhibitions 2019

Nisse & Wanja
March 2 - April 20st
The model builder and the modist.
Objects from the City Museum's collections.

Vernissage: Saturday March 2 at 11 am.
Opening hours: Wednesday-Friday 12-16, Saturday 11-14
Closed: Good Friday, April 19th.


The Forrest
June 12 - September 14
Pantry, workplace, source of income and recreation place.

Vernisage: Wednesday 12 June at 18-20.
Opening hours June 13 - August 10:
Monday-Friday 12-17, Saturday 11-14.
Closed: June 21 and 22.
Opening Hours: 14 August - 14 September:
Wednesday-Friday 12-16, Saturday at 11-14.

Greasers, Bikers & maybe some Mods
November 23 - January 18, 2020
A lifestyle and more than just an interest.

Vernissage: Saturday November 23 at 11-14.
Opening hours: Wednesday-Friday 12-16, Saturday 11-14.
Closed: December 25, 26, January 1.

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    Adults 20 SEK Year Pass 50 SEK Schoolchildren 10 SEK

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