Laser shooting game indoor. This sport is very fysicly demanding so make sure that you bring extra clothes to change after the game.
There is two teams who runns around in a 800 square meters big arena with stairs, towers, walls. A speciall smoke is used so you can see the laser beems when you shoot or get shoot at. Feel the adrenalin pump.
20 min / 70 kr
30 min / 100 kr
2 x 20 min / 130 kr
3 x 20 min / 200 kr
The first time this cactus display was shown was in the beginning of the 1900. The arrangement was very much appreciated, so much so, that a couple of years later it become an annual display. Approximately 25 000 cactuses are planted at the beginning of June every year. The display itself is changed from year to year, depicting a theme which is of particular interest for that particular year. No two years are ever the same.
On Kvarnholmen (the island of Kvarnholmen) lies Norrköpings newest cultural institution - Louis De Geer Concert and Congress Hall. This was in fact Holmens Paper mill and since 1994 has been transformed into a remarkable concert hall. Many people come to the hall to meet, discuss and debate for today as well as for tomorrow. This is also the home of Norrköping Symphony Orchestra. An inspiring and exciting place to visit.
Guided tours take place during the summer. Please contact the Tourist Office, tel +46 11 15 50 00 for the times.
During the Augustfest (Agustifesten) the traditional Swedish championship in fireworks takes place annually in Norrköping over the river. Contenders are the fireworks manufacurers.
The competion takes place 22.00 next to Grand Hotel.
In the beginning of august the Augustfest (previously Norrköping's Carneval) takes place with a childrens carneval, National Championship in Fireworks, fair, lots of music performances and a travelling amusement park.
In one of the inside yard of Saltängsallén there is a gardencafé called "Gubbens Trädgård". A very nice, relaxing place in the summer where they also arrange sing-along nights and other performances during the summer.
Norrkoping Museum of Art is one of Swedens most spectacular art museums and contain art collections of swedish art from the 17th centuray and forward. It focuses on 20th century swedish art and has on of the nest colectiosn of swedish modernism.
In it's seven galleries it's collections as well as guest exhibitions are displayed.
Tuesday- Sunday 12-16
The former industrial area in the center around the river is absolutely amazing. Some of the buildings serve now as offices, other as museums, and pedestrian walks are built from both sides of the river.
The City Museum, located in the middle of the Industrial Landscape, displays Norrköpings industrial architecture, the transition from small craftmanship industries to large industries and from textile and paper industries to IT companies. It has displays on the cities history, including cultural and athletic history.
Most of the base exhibitions are free of charge.
Norrköping Art Museum has one of Swden's largest collections of modern Swedish modernism paintings. Started by a donation of several hundred of well renown paintings of Pehr Swartz. The collection has been expanded with focus on 20th century art.
The Castle was built by field marshal Axel Lillie when he returned from the 30 year's war in 1636. It partially burned down in 1750 and is restored and renovated.
It was the home of Axel von Fersen, Marie Antoinette's Swedish lover and Riksmarsalk of Sweden, who was killed by an angry mob convinced he poisoned the crown prince in 1810. His sister, who barely escaped herself, rose a monument in his honor in the park of the castle.
A castle whispering of rumours and memories, haunted through history by several ghosts including the one-eyed chaplain and the Lady Christina Mörner who every night checked if the gates were closed. All of them have faded though and only the grey lady remains, some say it is Axel von Fersen's miserable sister. Undeniable is the fact that every time she shows herself she heralds forthcoming deaths. The last time just a few years ago when she showed herself to one of the servants in the Castle a few days before the old steward died.
In Carl Johans park there are a famous cactus group where every year 25 000 cactuses are planted in a yearly changing pattern. This custom is almost a hundred years old.
This year it celebrates that one of Norrk?pings soccer teams celebrate their 100th year anniversery.
On an island in the Motala River lies the newly contructed Louis de Geer Concert Hall, named after the famous dutch industrialist. It was from the beginning a huge paper mill from the 17th century, iIt was renovated and turned into a Concert and Congress Hall.
It is one of Sweden's best Concert Halls and one of the most fascinating and interesting buildings. A visit to Norrk?ping is not complete without having a look on this amazing building.
The Tube (Tuben) is an 3 meter wide old steel water pipe to a water power plant that has been preserved, the walls of the cylinder has been cut up to form a passage along the great waterfall.
The waterfall it runs along is over 100 meters wide and at night it is lit up from behind in a myriad of colors. One of the most dramatic and beautiful sights in Norrköping.
The Museum of Work is located in one of Sweden's most beautiful buildings Strykjärnet (the Iron). The name comes from it's unusual shape (it has 7 corners) and was designed to follow the shape of the island it's built upon. In 2001 it was voted the second most beautiful building in all of Sweden in a national competion.
The Museum of Work has free entrance and has about 7 exihibitions running at the same time.
Not to forget there's a great restuarant at the top floor with great food, the lunch buffé is especially good. We used to get together and eat lunch there at the end of the week when I went to the university.