The House of Emigrants

Address: Vilhelm Mobergs gata 4, 352 29 VÄXJÖ Show map

Address: Vilhelm Mobergs gata 4, 352 29 VÄXJÖ

The House of Emigrants in the center of Växjö shows the period of Emigration 1850 to 1930.

During the period of Emigration, 1,3 millions of Swedes emigrated to the US. Here you can find permanent exhibitions like "The Dream of America" and Vilhelm Moberg room. The museum is called Utvandrarnas Hus in Swedish.

In the permanent exhibition "The Dream of America", the big emigration period during the 19th century is shown. The author Wilhelm Moberg has a room in the museum where original manuscript, photos and objects are a part of an exhibition about him as an author, and mainly his novels about the emigration.

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