The Canal Museum in Sjötorp

Motala, Mariestad

In the old harbour warehouse in Sjötorp, there is an exhibition about the history of the Göta Canal that focuses on Sjötorp shipyard and boat traffic on the Canal, Lake Vättern and Lake Vänern. There is also an exhibition of boat models illustrating traffic on the Canal.

Contact information

AB Göta kanalbolag
Box 3
591 21 Motala
Phone: +46-141202050


Opening hours

Opening hours 2015

May-Sep.: daily.

Other times during the year:

Contact Café Baltzar for information!
Tel. 0501-515 40

Price information


Adults 40 SEK, children 6-12 years 10 SEK

Groups (20 persons or more): 25 SEK/person.

Entrance is paid at the Café Baltzar, tel 0501-515 40 (situated in the same building)

Public transportation


About 20 km north of Mariestad on the Gota Canal in Sjötorp.