Activities for families
Children friendly
In the unlikely event the weather gods don't smile on you, or if you've had enough sun, there are several indoor centres that are worth a visit
Beat your friends
Bowling & pool
Beat your friends at pool, bowling or shuffleboard.
Watery adventures
Sundstabadet
Head for Sundstabadet adventure pool for some splashy-splashy fun with the kids, just 10 minutes walk from the centre of Karlstad.
Värmlands Museum
A cultural highpoint
A cultural highpoint of visiting Karlstad is a visit to Värmlands Museum in the Sandgrund area of the city.
Lars Lerin
One of Swedens most famous artist
Lars Lerin is one of Sweden’s most famous artists. The content of the retrospective exhibition contains watercolours and oils, collages, graphic art and photographs.
Brigade Museum
Military museum
Visit the interactive museum for a fascinating glimpse of military and civilian life in Sweden.
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A warm welcome to the Karlstad region!

Great to see you here. The Karlstad region invite you to enjoy all the entertainment, events and magnificent nature our region has to offer. This brochure is filled with information about our most popular tourist destinations plus personal tips on exciting places and best kept secrets. We hope you will also discover plenty of interesting places for yourself and meet warm and friendly people here in our part of Värmland. Hope to see you soon.