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5 cultural tips in Örebro

Publicerad 2022-01-03
Music, dance, literature and art – for those interested in culture, there is a lot to experience in Örebro.
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Örebro Konserthus

In Örebro, there are modern arenas for concerts, theaters and other performances. Örebro Concert Hall is a historic building that was inaugurated as early as the 1930s by Prince Eugene. Music, food and meetings are intertwined in a pleasant atmosphere here. The heart of the concert hall is the Swedish Chamber Orchestra, which is based in Örebro.

Örebro Konserthus, en gul stenbyggnad som ligger intill Svartån. Himlen skimrar i rosa och många människor står framför husets entré.
Örebro Concert Hall

Örebro Theater

Close by is Örebro Theater, which offers performing arts for many different tastes. Poetry, conversation, music, theater and digital performances are samples from Örebro Theatre's program sheet.

Örebro Theater is located next to the castle.

Kulturkvarteret

The cultural quarter was completed in 2021 and brings together many different kinds of culture in one and the same building: library, art gallery, cultural school and bistro. Experience the Kulturkvarteret by going to a music evening or art exhibition and end with a good Saturday lunch on the outdoor terrace next to the river.

Kulturkvarteret hosts the public library, restaurante, gallery and much more.

OpenArt

What do a yellow giant rabbit, a peeing boy and a duck made of rubber tires have in common? They have all been works of art on OpenArt! Every other year, the art biennial OpenArt is held in Örebro. The works of art are exhibited outdoors in central Örebro, are free and are often eye-catching and thought-provoking. Even if you do not visit Örebro during an OpenArt year, it is possible to experience the art on your own. Some works of art have become permanent installations in the city.

By Chiharu Shiota (Osaka, Japan)

Örebro County Museum

Örebro County Museum is one of the oldest county museums in Sweden. At the moment, you will find the museum at Örebro Castle. Here they have family activities and guided tours all year round. The museum also have exhibitions at Siggebohyttan and Gråbo. Siggebohyttan is an old miner's farm outside Nora which is open during summer. The Gråbo Workers ' Museum takes you on a nostalgic journey to three typical and lively workers' homes. It is located in Karlskoga, 30 minutes by car from Örebro.

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Örebro slott i centrum av Örebro.

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Gamla byggnader och en kyrka i Arboga speglas i en å.

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Skog i gult, orange och rött.

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En kvinna i kortärmat håller upp handen ovanför ett glas med grönsaker i.

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Tända ljus i olika färger.

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