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Welcome to the Regional Museum in Kristianstad and the Center of Contemporary Art!

The Regional museums permanent exhibitions on the main square of central Kristianstad focus on individual histories, charting how life has changed in Kristianstad and the rest of the province of Skåne over the years, while our temporary exhibitions cover a broad spectrum of topical subjects.

Center for Contemporary Art

The Center for Contemporary Art is in a process of constant renewal, showing installations, paintings, graphic arts and photos. The exhibitions also look beyond the borders of Sweden to give the visitors glimpses of contemporary art from all over the world, proving a natural forum for meetings and discussions.

Café and Museum Shop

In the Café Miró you can enjoy an espresso and a selection of homebaked delicacies, or sit down to a light lunch. During the summer months café guests can relax in the shade of the walnut trees in museum courtyard. A memento of your visit can be found in our museum shop, where you can find handicrafts, jewelry, glasswear, books about Skåne and unconventional gifts. The selection offered is continually updated to reflect our current exhibitions.

Film Museum, Railway Museum and Åhus Museum

In our three branch museums you can discover more about the history of Swedish films, Swedish railways and medieval times in this part of the world. Delve deep into the history of Swedish films at the nearby Film Museum (on Östra Storgatan). The Railway Museum (Järnvägsmuseet), also in Kristianstad, is situated on Västra Storgatan. In Åhus Museum, located on the main square in the old town of Åhus, you can find out more about the men and women of the Middle Ages and what part they played in the history of the town.

Summer of 2016

The summer of 2016 offers a wide variety of exhibitions, and our different venues have something for everybody. See all the summer exhibitions here. »

Open-air Museums

The intimate relationship between humankind and nature becomes apparent at the three open-air museums - at Haväng on the eastern coast, on the island of Hallands Väderö, and on Kjugekull Hill. Here you can acquaint yourself more closely with the local flora and fauna, and learn about the many influenses that have shaped the landscape over the course of the millenia.

Opening hours

Please note that opening hours may be subject to change.
Please call +46 44 13 52 45 for current information and opening hours during holidays.

September - May

Tuesday - Sunday 12 p.m. - 5 p.m.

June - August

Daily 11 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Free admission.

Contact information

The Regional Museum Kristianstad

Phone: +46 44 13 58 00

Bookings (Tuesday - Friday 8 a.m. - 12 p.m.): +46 44 13 52 56

Visiting address

Stora Torg, Kristianstad

Postal address

Box 134, SE-291 22 Kristianstad

The entrance to the Regional museum and Center for Contemporary Art
Read about the newly opened exhibition "C400"