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IKEA Museum

Closed Now: 10:00 - 18:00
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Wonderful displays by lateral thinkers.

Housed in the world's first IKEA store, this museum has an outstanding layout with artistic talent... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Chorley, United Kingdom
I loved it.

Who doesn't use an Ikea item? Here you can see how it all started and how Sweden was/lived at that... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Francis V
Rhoon, The Netherlands
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“gift shop”(4 reviews)
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IKEA Museum is the story of IKEA. In the past, in the present and into the future. Join us on our journey from our beginnings in Älmhult and out into the world. Follow the story that you and all our IKEA customers over the years have helped to...more
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IKEAgatan 5, Almhult 343 36, Sweden
+46 476 44 16 00
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Housed in the world's first IKEA store, this museum has an outstanding layout with artistic talent on display. Get your picture taken on the latest IKEA front cover for free. Buy goods not on sale in normal IKEA stores. Then go to the museum restaurant...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Who doesn't use an Ikea item? Here you can see how it all started and how Sweden was/lived at that time till the newest items for sale. Through the building runs a track with several key items on posters and the year they came from....More

Thank Francis V
Reviewed 3 September 2018 via mobile

I have been fascinated by IKEA since I was a child. Since I live in Sweden now, I’ve wanted to go to Almhult for some time. The museum opened in 2016 and is worth the trip for any IKEA fans out there Great displays, interactive...More

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Reviewed 28 August 2018

It's located a bit off of the beaten track (but it's ideal to combine with the lekoseum just 20 min away) but it's really worth a visit. We spent nearly a whole day there. Guided tour was good, and it's interesting the hear and see...More

Thank nathalie d
Reviewed 26 August 2018 via mobile

Best place to visit for meatballs in ikea museum resturant. Good museum which displays all ikea products and good food.

Thank vinay k
Reviewed 25 August 2018

I surprised myself by spending three hours here! I arrived at 11 and walked around. I found the layout of the first floor confusing. I followed it up the left side, however I wasn’t sure which part I was supposed to view next! I did...More

Thank HellyWelly93
Reviewed 19 August 2018 via mobile

Fun to revisit the many great IKEA classics and catalogs. Several interactive displays requiring the use of Allen keys. The museum is located in the first IKEA and obviously you need to visit the restaurant as well - best food in any IKEA. Shop has...More

Thank Nubus
Reviewed 5 August 2018

A comprehensive museum of the company and its products. It doesn’t seek to hide the mistakes, which is refreshing compared to many museums. Interactive displays, cute gift shop and of course - meatballs in the cafe.

Thank warwickconway
Reviewed 3 August 2018 via mobile

A compilation of the founder’s early ideas. Displays and exhibitions of all his thoughts, ideas and early products on display. In some cases, you can interact with the displays and enjoy them. Three floors filled with all sorts of memorabilia, displays and exhibits help you...More

Thank Tony C
Reviewed 1 August 2018

we visited as part of our roadtrip across sweden, staying at the ikea hotell opposite the museum. I was using my powerchair, and found it nicely accessible, with lifts for access to all levels. Another innovation I noticed in both the museum and the hotel...More

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Olenka M
18 April 2017|
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Response from Parnian P | Reviewed this property |
A day trip is long enough but I recommend you to visit Ikea Fynd (bargain) store as well. Good luck:)
14 August 2016|
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Response from IdaR785 | Property representative |
Hej! Obviously, this reply comes awfully late. We hope that you had a fun and inspirational time at IKEA Museum and hope to see you back! Best Regards, - Ida Ragnarsson, Customer Experience Specialist