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Uppsala University Coin Cabinet

3 Biskopsgatan | University Main Building, Uppsala 753 10, Sweden
+46 18 471 17 22
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Interesting and informative museum

Interesting and informative museum full of old coins. The guided tour is really good for... read more

Reviewed 11 November 2015
cristim514
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Bucharest, Romania
Informative guide and interesting coins

It is not a large place. Actually it is just a room. When we arrived there the guide in the room... read more

Reviewed 21 February 2014
JulianHo8170
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Uppsala, Sweden
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Everybody is interested in money, in one way or another. Uppsala University Coin Cabinet is collecting and archiving objects that testify to the world's monetary systems, from the inception of coinage in the 7th century BC until today's digital currencies. The exhibition features a selection of the Coin Cabinet's more than 40,000 items. Themes are the University's history, the history of Sweden and the Upplands region. Since coins and medals are small objects, all topics can be covered in a single room. There is a barely dozen university coin collections in the world only, and Uppsala University Coin Cabinet is one of them. The Coin cabinet's main function is to support research and education at Uppsala University, but the latest research results are also presented for the general audience in connection with guided tours held during the public opening hours.
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11 Nov 2015
“Interesting and informative museum”
21 Feb 2014
“Informative guide and interesting coins”
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3 Biskopsgatan | University Main Building, Uppsala 753 10, Sweden
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Reviewed November 11, 2015

Interesting and informative museum full of old coins. The guided tour is really good for discovering the story behind the coins,

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Reviewed February 21, 2014

It is not a large place. Actually it is just a room. When we arrived there the guide in the room welcome us very warmly. He acted as a guide and offers informative descriptions of different coins. We listened to a lot of interesting stories...More

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Reviewed September 1, 2013

City of Uppsala is a place for great tourist n educational interest. A short trip from Stockholm Central Station to Uppsala by Uppsala xpress is a real treat. Then this centre is breathtaking. Coin collection of this place is again a treat for the collectors...More

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Reviewed May 3, 2013 via mobile

City of Uppsala is a place for great tourist n educational interest. A short trip from Stockholm Central Station to Uppsala by Uppsala xpress is a real treat. Then this centre is breathtaking. Coin collection of this place is again a treat for the collectors...More

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