Kalmar town is well preserved and a lot of work has been put into restoring the town's old buildings. Kalmar Castle and nearby Old Town are perfect examples.
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Kalmar County Museum
Tel.: +46 480 45 13 00
The museums main attraction is the Royal Ship Kronan, which sank in the Baltic Sea in the 17th century. It's a well built exhibitionwith dioramas, models, movies, reconstructed underwater environments and a large number of artefacts from the site.
Kingdom of Crystal
Only 45 minutes from Kalmar, you'll find the kingdom of crystal, Glasriket. It's a geographical area today containing a total of 15 glassworks. The larger ones have museums and are open for visitors to see the glassblowing hall. You can buy all sorts of glass products such as glasses, vases and unique glass ornaments.The most famous are Orrefors Glasbruk and Kosta Boda.