Hulta Lock, Gota Canal

Motala, Norrköping

Johan Erik Westling and his family lived at Hulta in 1900. Not only the lockkeeper himself but also his wife Anna Margaretha, their daughters Paulina and Ellen Etika and sons Ernst Gustaf, Arvid Paul and David Albert lived in this cottage, which consisted of only one room and a kitchen with an uninsulated loft.


Formal name: Göteborg

Built: 1827

Technical facts: The lock has a rise of 3.2 metres. It is a single lock with hydraulic operation.

Contact information

AB Göta kanalbolag
Box 3
59121 Motala
Phone: +46-141202050


Opening hours

2018 Göta Canal is open:
Booking season May 2 - June 10
High season June 11 - August 15
Booking season August 16 - September 30