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Sweden: IKEA museum inaugurated by firm's founder in Almhult01:49

Sweden: IKEA museum inaugurated by firm's founder in Almhult

Sweden, Almhult
June 30, 2016 at 16:57 GMT +00:00 · Published

IKEA founder Ingvar Kamprad inaugurated the opening of the IKEA Museum in Almhult,Thursday, which is located on the original site of the first ever IKEA store.

The event included a marching orchestra, an entertainment stage and a restaurant where the public could try out Sweden's famous meatballs. On display were various famous IKEA pieces, including the Billy bookcase and the Klippan sofa, and a main exhibition section. The museums archives and collections are made up of 20,000 objects in total.

IKEA is a multinational group of companies, selling ready-to-assemble furniture. It was founded in 1943 by Ingvar Kamprad and now operates 384 stores in 48 countries.

Sweden: IKEA museum inaugurated by firm's founder in Almhult01:49
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IKEA founder Ingvar Kamprad inaugurated the opening of the IKEA Museum in Almhult,Thursday, which is located on the original site of the first ever IKEA store.

The event included a marching orchestra, an entertainment stage and a restaurant where the public could try out Sweden's famous meatballs. On display were various famous IKEA pieces, including the Billy bookcase and the Klippan sofa, and a main exhibition section. The museums archives and collections are made up of 20,000 objects in total.

IKEA is a multinational group of companies, selling ready-to-assemble furniture. It was founded in 1943 by Ingvar Kamprad and now operates 384 stores in 48 countries.