For those of us who live here, it came as no surprise when Umeå was voted Europe´s Capital of Culture for 2014. There is a vibrant cultural life here with art, theatre, dance and an music scene that includes everything from hardcore and hip hop to folk music and opera.

Guide to popular museums 

Many companies and attractions are currently affected by restrictions due to the corona virus COVID-19. Visit the facilities' own websites for up-to-date information and opening hours.