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Husqvarna lawn mowers – 100 years!

1919: Beginning of Husqvarna lawn mowers In 1918 Husqvarna purchases the Norrahammar Works (NHB) – founded in 1877 – south of Jönköping. Norrahammar had specialized in agricultural tools and also had a good iron foundry, so it was perhaps logical to deploy the production of lawn mowers there. It is not clear whether it was Husqvarna or Norrahammar who had come up with the idea to develop lawn mowers. It is however believed it was [—]


73 Rödqvarnor!

During the Husqvarna-Rally, a total of 73 Rödqvarnor were gathered in Smedbyn in Huskvarna. A world record!


31 819 visitors 2018!

Thank you! Husqvarna Museum wishes to extend a big thank you to all visitors of 2018 – groups as well as individuals. For the fourth consecutive year we have reached more than 30 000 visitors. We are both proud and grateful for all attention the museum has been shown. Welcome back!


Welcome back Husqvarna bicycles!

On the Thursday of the 22nd of February we at Husqvarna Museum had the pleasure to host the presentation of Husqvarna’s new bicycles! After 50 years in abeyance the production of Husqvarna bicycles has been resumed. This is done in a partnership between Husqvarna Group and the German bicycle manufacturer Pexco. Last time Husqvarna’s name adorned a bicycle was in 1968 when Swedish bicycle manufacturer Monark-Crescent in Varberg ceased their production of Husqvarna bicycles. The [—]


33 199 visitors 2017!

Thank you! Husqvarna Museum wishes to extend a big thank you to all visitors of 2017 – groups as well as individuals. For the third consecutive year we have reached more than 30 000 visitors. We are both proud and grateful for all attention the museum has been shown. Welcome back!


150 years as a modern company!

Today, the 22nd of November 2017 Husqvarna Ltd. celebrates its 150th anniversary as a joint-stock company. Today’s Husqvarna PLC was founded as a government-owned small arms factory in Jönköping on the 15th of February 1620. It would be managed in its old, and increasingly unmodern, form as a manufacturing organisation for about 250 years. When, in the mid-19th century Sweden adopted its first corporation law, also the small arms factory would reorganise as a limited [—]


Winter opening hours

From the 1st of October the museum is open weekdays 10am-3pm and weekends 12-4pm.


The Husqvarna Rally

The 21st Husqvarna Rally will take place on the 3d of June 2017, organised by the Husqvarna Motorcycle Society and the Husqvarna Museum. Extended opening hours in the museum: 11 am until 5 pm. START: at 9 am in Stockmakarbyn (“The Stock Makers’ Village”). FINISH: at Husqvarna Museum. For more information, please see the homepage of the motorcycle society: http://www.husqvarnamotorcyklar.nu/


VIP-visitors to the museum!

Friday the 5th of May the museum could welcome a very special visitor. Former arms assembler Nils “Nisse” Abrahamsson came with his son Hans as company. Nils is at 97 (!) and having worked for 51 years (!) the now last living small arms artisan, a tradition that goes back approx. 600 fantastic years! Nils and Hans was naturally most interested in our arms collection and so went to the Small Arms Room. Inside they [—]


31 469 visitors 2016!

Thank you! Husqvarna Museum wishes to extend a big thank you to all visitors of 2016 – groups as well as individuals. For a second consecutive year we have reached more than 30 000 visitors. We are both proud and grateful for all attention the museum has been shown. Welcome back!