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The Canal Museum - CLOSED 2021

Learn more about life and work around the Trollhättan Locks and Canal

Enter a building that is over 100 years old and learn more about the history behind the Trollhätte canal and the lock system in Trollhättan. Here you can see different boat models, a well-preserved diver's suit from the 19th century and much more.

The Canal Museum

The Canal Museum opened in 1984 and is housed in a building constructed over 100 years ago. Here are about fifty boat models and a diving suit with underwater tools from the 19th century. You can also visit a rebuilt smithy that looks exactly like it did during the time the locks were built. Visit the rebuilt captain's saloon in red plush from the Vielle Montagne III cargo ship and all the canal company's guestbooks from 1796 onwards are also available for viewing. A visit to the Kanalmuseet is a good complement to visiting the locks.

Guided tours in the lock area - CANCELLED 2021

During the summer, guided tours are offered three times a day. The tours start at the Kanalmuseet. Read more about the guided tours here. 

The Canal museum is closed during 2021

Due to the outbreak of COVID-19 in Sweden and Europe, the Canal Museum has decided to stay closed during the summer of 2021. 

Contact information


Åkersbergsvägen 42

46134 Trollhättan

Phone: +46 520 52 50 98

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