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“A positive surprise”
Review of Jamtli

Ranked #1 of 16 things to do in Ostersund
Certificate of Excellence
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Owner description: Jamtli offers an exciting journey through the history of Jamtland and Harjedalen. Here you will discover stimulating milieux and enjoy being part of history. The museum has permanent exhibitions about the region's past alongside temporary exhibitions of arts and handicrafts. Some exhibitions take up current matters of public interest and explore them from an historical perspective. Every summer, the open air museum turns into Jamtli Historieland (living history theme park). The historical buildings come alive with history and role plays, where visitors are drawn into eventful and playful stories from 1785 until 1975. Jamtli Historieland enables you, as a visitor, to associate with the actors who bring to life and portray people from the past. Jamtli gives access to our regional heritage and provides a place where we can discuss our values and life-styles, then and now. Jamtli gives you the opportunity to make the most of your visit. Perhaps you would like to bring your own picnic basket and spend your time relaxing in the stunning parks. Or you might want to meet the actors, such as Astrid and Sture who farm the Per Albin-torpet (The Smallholding) from 1942? Or you may be fascinated by the 1,000-year-old tapestries, "The Overhogdal Tapestries". You choose, so bring your whole family, your friends, your company employees or just come on your own to an enjoyable, entertaining and magical museum where you can see, touch and act!
Useful Information: Lockers / storage, Wheelchair access, Stairs / lift, Food available for purchase, Activities for older children, Activities for young children, Bathroom facilities
Reviewed 19 August 2014

There are a lot of things to do, try and see for the whole family. We visited with kids, aged from 6 to 11 years. We had two great days out at the museum. Unfortunately we didn’t have time to visit the inside part of the exhibition, but next time we will. A visit can absolutely be recommended. Kids enter for free, adults 250 SEK in entrance, but the ticket is valid for two days in a row. Really nice to visit a place where you can learn something, things to try out for kids and "plastic free". I look forward to the next visit whenever that might be.

Thank Mor-t-tre
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Reviewed 13 August 2014

We had a great time in this museum with my friends. People at the entrance were really nice and welcoming.
The museum itself is also amazing. We went through a nice slide to get downstairs: that woke up our inner childrend ;-)
The setting is gorgeous, very interactive, and you get to learn a lot of things about the region.

Thank LineDnth
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Reviewed 7 August 2014

We really liked Jamtli, it is wonderful for all kids between the age of 1-10. Our son is three and he really really liked it, i'm so glad we decided to go there and not to the Zoo (which is also in Östersund). the only disadvantage is that it's quite expensive, it costs 250 SEK, and it's also way too big to see in one day. We were there for four hours and hadn't seen everything when we left. I recommend taking lunch/snacks on the trip.

1  Thank Rakel Ósk R
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Reviewed 18 June 2014

An extraordinary museum with a most unique and wonderful tapestry at the centre of it. The exhibits are very imaginatively displayed and the staff are extremely helpful. The outdoor folk museum was not open when we were there but we could wander about the area. We had a very good light lunch in the cafe.

1  Thank PossumAdelaideSA
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Reviewed 28 May 2014

If you want to tavel back in time and also like history, then this Place is fantastic. Actors play the roles of people in such a fantastically realistic way, and sometimes it is hard not to just feel like you have stepped into Another Life and time! Plenty to see and do, and very near citycentre too.

Thank Artist27
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