Guitars - The Museum i Umeå visar bröderna Åhdens livsverk. En samling av instrument och tillhörande föremål som tar språnget från 50-tal fram till idag. Det handlar om en gitarrsamling som, av de ledande musikmagasinen, är ansedd som den finaste i världen.
Human prehistory is the period between the use of the first stone tools c. 3.3 million years ago and the invention of writing systems. The earliest writing systems appeared c. 5,300 years ago, but writing was not used in some human cultures until the 19th century or even later.
The church was destroyed in 1770 by the Russian Army and again following the Umeå city fire of 1888 which destroyed most of the town. The existing new-gothic church was designed by the city architect Fredrik Olaus Lindström and built in brick with a stone foundation.
From the opening in 1994 onwards, 190 eminent Swedish and international artists have exhibited their works in Umedalsparken. For 20 years Balticgruppen – the owner of the compound – has financed the art project ”Umedalen Skulptur”, curated by Galleri Andersson/Sandström.