Gamla Linköping Open-Air Museum - Summertime

When history dramatically unfolds

During Summertime, (end of June to mid August), we offer a wide range of activities for our visitors, both young and old. Visit all the museums and shops, go for a ride in a horse-drawn  carriage, try traditional crafts, meet our street actors, see then blacksmith at work and much more. Activities take place in the town quarters and at Valla farm.

At our play and learn areas Bryggaregården, Barnens bod, the school museum and the rope-making plant, there activities specially suitable for children and families. For instance, you can play storekeeper, make things in our carpenter’s shop, help the rope-maker make rope, wash and bake in Bryggaregården.

Welcome to Gamla Linköping - a place for play and curiosity, laughter and memories, a place to experience beauty and relaxation.

For further information about activities and opening times during Summertime, get a free map at our visitor centre Infomagasinet at 8 Tunnbindaregatan and several other places, or phone +46(0)13121110.


Cafes and restaurants

Hot dog stand at Kryddbodtorget - During the summer high season there is a hot dog stand at Kryddbodtorget that serves boiled sausage with bread.

Dahlbergs Café och uteservering - Dahlbergs Café and outdoor service
Old-fashioned café with traditional pastry assortment and sandwiches. During the summer, outdoor seating and ice cream pavilion with a large selection of flavours.

Ernia Interiör & Våffelstuga - Café with waffles and icecream.

Himmel och pannkaka

Historiska Kompaniet


Mjellerumsgården Lunches, events and conferences in an 18th-century environment. During the summer also an ice cream stand and café.

Valla minigolf At Valla mini-golf course coffee, ice cream and sweets are available. Open when the golf course is open. From June-August grilled items with side dishes are served on some evenings.

Wärdshuset Gamla Linköping Wärdshuset is located in two semi-detached 18th-century buildings, with a lunch buffet, à la carte service and dining room. During the summer garden service on some evenings.

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Infomagasinet Information Office

The staff at Infomagasinet, our information and tourist service office, can answer your questions about Gamla Linköping Open-Air Museum, about Linköping in general and about all of Östergötland. Here you can also pick up all the brochures and maps you need.

Infomagasinet is located on Tunnbindaregatan 8, in the white building between Fenomenmagasinet and Chokladboden in Gamla Linköping. Open 1 May - 31 August, Mon.-Fri. 10.00 - 17.00, Sat. - Sun. 11.00 - 16.00. During Summertime (summer high season) from end of June to middle of August open daily 10.00 - 17.00 .During the winter season parts of Infomagasinet move to Handelsboden which is on Kryddbodtorget, in the middle of the neighbourhood, where it is open daily 10.00-17.00 except Mondays.

Tel +46 (0)13-12 11 10, fax +46 (0)13-12 30 29