Moderna Museet Malmö 2011
Moderna Museet Malmö 2011 | Photo: GuidebookSweden (CC BY-SA 4.0)

Moderna Museet Malmö

Museum of Modern Art in Malmö

The Moderna Museet Malmö is a branch of the famous Swedish Museum of Modern Art in Stockholm. It is located in a converted former power station, within walking distance from the center of the old town of Malmö.

The former power station was built in 1901 as a brick building, the typical industrial architecture of its time. As part of the modernization the building received an extension with a red-painted steel sheeting facade and in 2009 the Moderna Museet moved into the old power station.

The museum is specialized on Scandinavian and international art of the 20th and 21th century. The changing exhibitions throughout the year are attracting visitors from all around the world. The former turbine hall was converted as an exhibition room and covers an area of over 800 square meters. In addition, the museum also has an educational workshop of about 100 square meters.

The Moderna Museet is the only Scandinavian museum that features a significant collection of contemporary art of the 20th century. In its possession are works by Dali, Kandinsky, Matisse and Picasso.

Visiting this museum and 17 other stately museums in Sweden is free of charge since Februar 2016.

Ola Billgrens plats 2–4
211 29 Malmö
55°36′24.2″N 13°0′24.6″E

Moderna Museet Malmö: Opening hours

Open today: 11:00 – 18:00
1. January – 31. December
Tuesday – Friday: 11:00 – 18:00
Saturday – Sunday: 11:00 – 17:00
Last update: 2019

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