Come and learn all about the proud history of Swedish porcelain, with thousands of objects and as many human stories behind them. Rörstrand is the factory mark under coffee cups, plates and decorative pieces, but also the story of almost 300 years of innovations and pioneering work, of 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 extra special and book a guided tour.
Allert is known for his unique ability to portray figures fusing the spiritual with the earthly.
The museum houses a treasure trove of objects created by Rörstrand from the 18th century to today. Everything has been made of clay, carved out of the ground and turned into saleable products. The factory was developed through an uninterrupted artistic and technical endeavour, a quest for ever better ceramic materials, new methods, expressions and beauty, both in everyday goods and luxury ceramics.
Come and taste our own blend of coffee beans, drink a cup of Mon Amie tea and enjoy a scoop of ice cream you can’t buy anywhere else, all served on the finest Rörstrand porcelain, of course.
The Rörstrand Museum is a stone’s throw from Nya stadens torg in Lidköping, facing Vänerstranden. The museum’s entrance is in the courtyard of the Rörstrand Center.
By public transport
You can easily get here from Gothenburg and Mariestad on the Kinnekulle train, which has been named Sweden’s most beautiful train journey. From Stockholm you can travel by train with a simple change to bus between Skövde and Lidköping. From Lidköping’s travel center, cross over the railway bridge to the Rörstrand Center. Entrance to the museum from the courtyard.
Follow the tourist signs for Rörstrand from the town’s entrance roads. If you’re travelling along route 44 from Trollhättan, go straight ahead at the roundabout towards the town centre, on Mellbygatan.
The museum is in the Rörstrand Center where you’ll also find the Iittala Outlet and arts and crafts shop – all located in the factory’s former premises.
Walk the Design Trail to see Lidköping’s ceramic sculptures. Lidköping has a long tradition of design with many innovative creators.
You’ll find more tips on what there is to do in the area on the Läckö-Kinnekulle website.
If you have time to travel a little further away, there are lots more cultural experiences in the region.
Many thanks to Sparbanksstiftelsen Lidköping who made it possible to rebuild the museum’s premises and the new exhibitions.
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