The Munktell Museum

At the Munktell Museum, located in the old industrial part of Eskilstuna known as Munktellstaden, 180 years of Swedish industrial history is put up for display.

Climb, sit, touch and play around in the old vehicles

At the Munktell museum you will, among other things, find a copy of Förstlingen, Sweden’s first steam-powered locomotive, as well as the first Swedish tractor and wheel loader. In addition, you will find the first dumper with articulated steering that was ever mass-produced here.

The Munktell museum is unique in the sense that the visitors are not only allowed to look at the machines on display. You are welcome to climb, sit, touch and play around in the old vehicles, which is usually very popular among younger visitors.

You can also take part in a guided tour of the museum, enjoy some hot coffee in the café, or shop for a souvenir in the gift shop. Throughout the year the Munktell museum also arranges a variety of events, such as their popular annual Christmas market.

The museum is owned by Volvo

The museum is owned and run by Volvo Construction Equipment, and is tasked with gathering and displaying historical objects produced by Munktell, Bolinder-Munktell, VOLVO BM, VME and Volvo Construction Equipment.

Future exhibition

In June 2021 the museum opened up a new venue. The museums café has been expanded and there is a new and modern reception and gift shop. At the same time they opened up the Volvo Construction Equipment future exhibition, where you get to learn more about Volvos innovative technologies. At the exhibition you can try driving a dumper truck in a quarry with the help of VR-goggles, steer a miniature excavator or take a selfie at the enormous wheel belonging to their largest machine – the R100.


With the museum's own audio guide, you can go on an exciting tour of the museum on your own. Scan the QR code with your mobile and explore the museum. There are a total of 15 exciting soundtracks wich takes you through past and present. The audio guide is completely free and is available in Swedish and English.

InfoPoint - Tourist information directly at the museum

Munktellmuseet is an authorised InfoPoint. This means that you can find maps and brochures about places to visit, activities and events nearby, as well as receive assistance with simpler questions about Eskilstuna.

Arrange conferences in a unique environment

If you want to arrange a conference or dinner in a unique environment, the Munktell Museum is the place for you. Perfect for arranging conferences, dinners and corporate events in the industrial-historical environment.

Eskilstuna Convention Bureau helps you arrange your meeting in Eskilstuna

Quick facts

Meeting capacity: 350 participants
Meeting rooms: 3 rooms
Dinner: 350 guests
Location: 1,2 km to Eskilstuna C


Phone: +46 16-13 15 23

E-mail: munktellmuseet@volvo.com

Address: Munktellstorget, 633 43, Eskilstuna

Web: munktellmuseet.com