Rörstrand is the stamp under coffee cups, plates and splendid pieces, but also the story of almost 300 years of innovations and creative work, about the creation of beautiful and functional objects.
Do you want to hear anecdotes about what it was like to work at the porcelain factory, learn how to recognize genuine porcelain and why not all tableware has a name? Make the visit something extra and book a guided tour.
Allert is known for his unique ability to portray individuals who unite the spiritual with the earthly.
The museum houses a treasure trove of objects created on Rörstrand from the 18th century to today. Everything has been made of clay, lifted out of the ground and turned into salable products. The factory was developed through an uninterrupted artistic and technical search, a hunt for ever better ceramic materials, new methods, expression and beauty, both in everyday goods and luxury ceramics
Then you can taste our own blend of coffee beans again, drink a cup of Mon Amie tea and enjoy a scoop of ice cream that is not available for purchase elsewhere.
Rörstrand Museum is a stone’s throw from Nya stadens torg in Lidköping, towards Vänerstranden. The museum has its entrance from the courtyard at Rörstrand Center.
By public transport
From Gothenburg and Mariestad, you can conveniently take the Kinnekulletåget, which has been named Sweden’s most beautiful train journey. From Stockholm you can travel by train with an easy change to bus between Skövde and Lidköping. From Lidköping’s travel center, you cross the railway bridge to Rörstrand Center. Entrance to the museum from the courtyard.
Follow the landmark sign marked Rörstrand from the city’s entrances. If you come riding on the 44 from Trollhättan, you go straight ahead in the roundabout towards the center on Mellbygatan.
The area where the museum is located is called Rörstrands Center and here is the Iittala Outlet and the arts and crafts shop, – all located in the factory’s former premises.
Go to the Design Walk to see Lidköping’s ceramic ornaments. Lidköping has a long tradition of design with many innovative creators.
At the tourist organization Läckö-Kinnekulle you will find more tips on what is nearby.
Can you imagine going a little further, there are lots of cultural experiences in the region.