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Abecita Art Museum

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Photo, Graphic & Textile Art

Abecita Art Museum displays international photo and graphics from Europe and the United States as well as Nordic textile art, in a rich industrial environment from the time when 300 seamstresses sat in long rows and sewed underwear. 3 floors totaling 2400m². The collection is unique in Europe and consists of about 400 works, represented by some 30 artists. It is based on the breakthrough of pop art in the 1960s with outstanding works from every decade until today.

In addition to pop art and graphics, Abecita Art Museum also has a strong focus on photography, with exhibitions that complement the regular collection. Each year, the museum presents at least fifteen different exhibitions by both Swedish and international photographers.


In the program there are lecture evenings where you meet current photographers, who give lectures with slide shows and question time. Museumalso organizes everything from beginner courses in photography to full-day workshops with famous photographers.

Cafe & Photo Bookstore

The museum has a cafe and shop. We offer the coffee! Also visit NEVA Books, the museum's photo book shop with a large selection.

Guided tours

We offer guided tours for both groups, at least 10 people.
(Also in English and German.) We are a perfect forum for schools for educational purposes.

DuUnder Guiding, you get to listen to both the history, "meet" well-known American and European artists and be guided through ongoing exhibitions for about 1.5 hours. In conjunction with a guided tour, you can order coffee with a dip or a simple swallow. Visit the museum's website or contact us to plan your visit. The museum is open six days a week and is well worth a detour.

Contact information

Abecita Konstmuseum
Herrljungagatan 15
Contact: Michaela Faily
Phone: +46-768350100


Opening hours

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  6. FridayClosed
  7. SaturdayClosed

Price information

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Entrance - SEK 100 (incl. Coffee)
Students - SEK 50
School group (under 15) - 400 kr
For 15 years, in parents' company - free admission

Guided tours
On our screenings you get access to a dedicated guide who tells about ongoing exhibitions, the history of the museum and the artists in the collection.
Guided tours can be booked in groups of up to 50 people according to. below.
1.5 hours. Coffee and Entrance are included in the prices.
Number During opening hours During opening hours
1-10 pers 1 500 kr 1 500 kr
11-20 pers 2 000 kr 2 000 kr
21-30 pers 2 500kr 2 500kr
31-50 pers 3 500kr3 500kr
Guided tours must always be booked in advance.
Guided tour Student fr. 75 kr / person or after quotation.
Contact Kerstin:

Public transportation

|Translated by Google translation| Bus stop - Knalleland Look past the car park towards the zoo and the railway, you will see a large façade with vaulted ceilings painted in strong colors for a large work of art. The museum is located opposite the main entrance to Storknallen. By train from Stockholm and Herrljunga there is a station 100 m from the museum. A stop before Borås Central Station.


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Borås has in recent years been transformed into a giant outdoor gallery with sculptures, installations, murals and other forms of street art in the public space. In combination with a number of galleries and museums within contemporary, photo and textile art, Borås offers a broad and strong cultural spectrum for all tastes and orientations.

During a visit to Borås you can, in addition to Abecita Art Museum, make a full day in the sign of art. Borås offers art and sculpture walks, the Textile Museum and Borås Art Museum. Textile Fashion Center is a new meeting place for creative activities in fashion, textile and design. A center for science, culture, innovation and business.


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GPS coordinates: X: 6408439, Y: 1324035 Lat N 57 ° 45 ′ 963 ”Lon E 12 ° 50 ′ 889” From Gothenburg: Car approx. 45 min. Bus 100 to Borås Resecentrum 60 min. If you are going by bus, go to the bus square and take bus 1. On foot, about 15 minutes to the museum towards Borås zoo, about 1.7 km north north east of the Resecentrum.


  • Lift
  • Café
  • No pets
  • Conference facilities
  • Credit cards accepted
  • Suitable for disabled persons
  • WC
  • Open all year round
  • Parking