IKEA – You know it?
Everyone knows IKEA but did you know that there is also an IKEA Museum in the hometown of IKEA, Älmhult.
Actually, the Museum is in the same building as the very first IKEA shop. This shop was built back in 1958.
The exterior of the building is in large parts been restored to its original form, following the drawings of architect Claes Knutson.
IKEA museum for the curious
The IKEA Museum addresses everyone curious about IKEA. Visitors can follow our development decade for a decade – by means of interior designs, furniture, products and events.
Here we explain our work with design and product development, suppliers, and logistics, sustainability and the environment as well as communication and marketing. We also highlight our origins in the province of Småland in Sweden, our values and our company culture. Of course, we tell the story of Ingvar Kamprad, the founder of IKEA, and how he and all his co-workers set up his business. The IKEA Museum features a main exhibition and a temporary exhibition, as well as a restaurant and a shop. The museum’s archives and collections are parts of the operation, as is our school programme.
Learn about the roots, Ingvar Kamprad (The Founder), IKEA through the ages, Home Futures – Glorious future! and many more.
Stay in the Ikea Hotell in Älmhult
The Ikea Hotell, Ikeagatan 1, 343 36 Älmhult, is direct across the parking lot from the Ikea Museum. This modern hotel is a pleasant and relatively cheap option to stay in for a weekend away from Copenhagen or a stopover hotel when travelling longer distances in Sweden. The Ikea Hotel is modernly furnished with Ikea furniture. Room options include standard doubles but also family-friendly rooms that can sleep four. Cheap cabins that sleep one with shared bathrooms are a good bargain choice. The Ikea Hotel is popular with travellers of all ages. All rates include the famous Ikea breakfast buffet (but no meatballs in the morning!) Golfers may enjoy discounts on local green fees.
Plan your visit here: INFORMATION
343 36 Älmhult
+46 476-44 16 00