The Archipelago museum in Houtskär
The Cultural Guild maintains the Archipelago Museum
In the middle of the village Näsby, next to the church, is Houtskär's Archipelago Museum, which comprises a total of ten different buildings.
The museum reflects the reality of the archipelago's life in times gone by.
The boat museum together with the country house, boat house and motor museum down by the seaside gives an insight into the business life in the past with a distinguished collection of old utility boats in the center.
At the seaside there is also the boat building facility, which is a functional and in use part of the museum, where wooden boats are built and renovated in a traditional style.
Norrback's croft by the church road shows how a fishing family lived a hundred years ago.
The old parish cottage close to contains an interesting collection of old utensils.
In addition, there is a clothing store in the area, a leaf barn and above on the mountain a windmill and one of Houtskär's ten midsummer poles, all with different character.
S:t Andreas väg 11, 21760 Houtskär
27 June - 06 August 2023
Tuesday - Friday 12 - 19
Saturday - Sunday 12 - 16
Closed on Mondays
Admission fee = 5 € / person.
There will be a charge of 50€ for groups visiting the Museum outside openin ghours.
Guided tours outside opening hours are held in swedish.
Reservations at: firstname.lastname@example.org
Lennart Brunnsberg 0400 723 375
Carl-Gustaf Öhman 040 506 9717