Information about the Museums Organisation
Swedish Museums Association

Foundation (Year): 2004


Museums/similar institutions: 157

Individuals: 0


state funded and membership fees

Have the museums/your institution experienced budget cuts in connection with the financial crisis in the last two years?

Smaller reductions in some museums, but not so big budget cuts as in other parts of Europe

Number of museums in your country:

Total: about 200

Ownership of Museums:

State: 23%

Municipalities, communities:  60%

Private (foundations, associations, etc.): 17%


Other museum organisations:

Arbetsam - The working Life museums (www.arbetsam.se)

Municipal museums cooperation

County museums cooperation

Museum magazine:

Svenska MuseerPaper magazine and four Internet magazines.




(Update 16 December 2010)