Discover the cultural city of Umeå

västerbottens museum

Cultur in Umeå

For those of us who live here, it came as no surprise when Umeå was elected the entire European Capital of Culture in 2014. Here is a simmering cultural life with art, theater, dance and a music scene that includes everything from hardcore and hip hop to folk music and opera.

västerbottens museum

Museums in Umeå

Umeå is full of lots of exciting museums for all tastes. Check out the list and find your new favorite.

Gammlia Friluftsmuseum

Tips on museums to visit this summer!

Make a day trip to a museum in the Umeå Region. 


Architecture in the center of Umeå

In Umeå you can find many interesting and varied buildings. Read the guide that Visit Umeå developed together with Umeå's former city architect.


The design city Umeå

Umeå's heart beats hard for design and here many different worlds meet in that area.



More culture in the Umeå region

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