Volvo Photo Locations Part 11
The Röhsska Museum (Swedish: Röhsska museet, earlier named Röhsska konstslöjdsmuseet, also known as Design Museum), is located at Vasagatan 37-39 in Göteborg, Sweden. It is a museum focused on design, fashion and applied arts.
The museum collection consists of over 50,000 objects. The majority of the collection consists of handicraft and design products from Sweden and Europe and arts and crafts from Japan and China. The museum also holds a very fine collection of fashion from the 20th and 21st centuries, including many haute couture garments from Paris and other famous fashion designs from all over the world. Today, the Röhsska Museum mainly collects contemporaneous material and the museum seeks to achieve a dialogue with its users on contemporary phenomena and expression.
The Röhsska museet (Museum of Design and Applied Art) on Vasagatan has Sweden´s most comprehensive permanent exhibition of contemporary and historic Swedish design, as well as interesting temporary design and craft exhibitions, with an excellent shop and a popular café.
More information on www.designmuseum.se and rohsska.se.