Sculpture made with porphyry.

Porphyry & Hagström Museum

  • Price information: Adult 70 SEK. Students and from 65 years 60 SEK. Children under 15 years old free entrance.
  • Phone: +46 0251-314 02
  • Email: porfyr-hagstrom.museum@alvdalen.se
  • Visiting address: Dalgatan 81 , 796 30 Älvdalen
  • Hours: Summer open from 3/6 2020. Week 22-25: Wednesday - Sunday 10-15 (Closed Midsummer eve). Week 26-32: Daily 10-16. Week 33-38: Wednesday - Sunday 10-15. From week 39: Saturdays 10-15.

At the Porphyry Museum in Älvdalen, there are both unique collections of works of art in Porphyry and instruments such as guitars and accordions made by Hagström. Here you will find a unique combination of local industrial and cultural treasure where both the porphyry and the music have been exported worldwide.

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Welcome to Porphyry & Hagstrom Museum in Älvdalen. Here you can find unique collections of art in porphyryrock and Hagstrom-made instruments. Porphyryrock is considered one of the hardest rocks in the world and is therefore good to grind and polish. Firm AB Albin Hagstrom had time to produce over 1 million accordion, guitars and PA systems in its history in Älvdalen. Their guitars have been used by both Elvis, ABBA, Frank Zappa and others. The museum including a copy of Elvis' guitar Viking 2. Visit this industrial and cultural treasure, which in its heyday exported goods all over the world.

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