The Volvo Museum
Motor enthusiasts will not want to miss the Volvo Museum while in Gothenburg, a museum which is entirely dedicated to the manufacture of Volvo cars, buses, aircrafts, marine engines and trucks.
Found in the Arendal area on Hisingen Island, it is easy to reach from Gothenburg’s city centre. Visitors can set off from a centrally-located hotel in Gothenburg, where they can conveniently park their car in the safety of the Radisson Blu Scandinavia Hotel, Gothenburg’s indoor garage or use the excellent public transport links nearby.
A history of Volvo
Volvo is one of Sweden’s most successful and popular brands, and the Volvo Museum tells the story of Volvo’s development as a leading manufacturer from its beginnings in Gothenburg in 1927 to the present day. Best known for making safe and reliable cars, it has diversified into producing everything from marine engines to aircrafts.
There are around 100 different vehicles for visitors to marvel at over a massive 6000 m2 large exhibition space, as well as changing exhibitions featuring interactive displays. Fans of Volvo will get an exclusive look at prototypes of models and come face to face with historically significant vehicles. For the ultimate Swedish souvenir to take home, the shop sells exclusive Volvo merchandise.
The Radisson Blu Scandinavia Hotel, Gothenburg
After a day spent at the Volvo Museum, the comforts of the upmarket Radisson Blu Scandinavia Hotel, Gothenburg will be well-appreciated. And with a fantastic location right in the center of Gothenburg, guests are never far from the best that the city has to offer, including the Universeum, Slottsskogen Park and the Gothenburg Opera House.