Events and group bookings

Kick-off, staff party or morning meeting? Book all or part of the IKEA Museum for your company, your association or any other group activity, large or small. Customise your arrangement together with us, or book one of our ready-made packages. And if your group wishes to spend the night in Älmhult, the IKEA Hotel is conveniently located just across the road. We look forward to welcoming you in the premises of what was the world’s very first IKEA store. Please feel free to request more information, or make your booking today.

A Winter’s Evening

From 1 November 2017 to 28 February 2018. A Winter’s Evening is a full evening’s entertainment and enjoyment for groups of 50 to 150 people. You and your group have the premises to yourself. Your experience includes a welcome drink and guided introduction to the museum, the opportunity to explore our exhibitions and the museum shop, plus a winter buffet featuring an array of seasonal specialities. There’s also the option of pre-ordering gifts or Christmas presents for your party.

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Times

  • Monday–Friday from 1 November 2017
  • Your Winter’s Evening starts any time you choose from 18.15 onwards and extends until 23.00 at the latest
  • The exhibitions and museum shop remain open for your guests until 20.00

A typical Winter’s Evening programme includes:

  • Welcome drink
  • Introduction to the museum’s exhibitions
  • Opportunity to explore the exhibitions at leisure
  • Special evening offers in the Museum Shop
  • Buffet with seasonal specialities
  • Optional extra – pre-ordered gift or Christmas present from the museum range

Food and drink

The Winter Buffet is composed of delicious seasonal specialities including roast root vegetables, farmhouse pie, crispy belly pork and smoked salmon. Still and sparkling table water, tea/coffee and dessert are included in the price of the buffet. An aperitif, beer and wine are available at additional cost.

Prices

  • Cost including event host, introduction by our guide, technical facilities, audio-video and furniture set-up, SEK 8,000
  • Buffet with dessert, SEK 495/person
  • Non-alcoholic drinks, SEK 25/glass
  • Beer and wine, SEK 55/glass
  • Aperitif (Prosecco), SEK 65/glass All prices include VAT.

Please click here to send us your request to book a Winter’s Evening at least two weeks in advance.

Other information

Music and entertainment: Restaurant Köket is equipped with an audio-video system for music and microphone presentations and has two projectors. Use of the audio-video equipment is included in the cost of your Winter’s Evening experience.

Pre-ordered gifts and Christmas presents: We will be happy to help you select gifts or Christmas presents for your party. Choose from the museum’s standard gift range, or contact us to discuss any special wishes you may have.

Morning Meeting

Book the IKEA Museum for your morning meeting and start the day in a way that is sure to inspire colleagues and co-workers. Your group can enjoy breakfast together before moving to the Auditorium. Here there are seats for up to 70 people, a large screen, projector and a high-quality sound system. Among the optional extras open to you is a guided tour through the exhibition, exclusively for your group.

More about your Morning Meeting at IKEA Museum

Time

Book your Morning Meeting, Monday to Friday 08.00–10.00.

A typical Morning Meeting includes

  • Welcome at the meeting point under the colonnade outside the IKEA Museum
  • Breakfast served in our Klassrummet creative centre
  • Meeting in the Auditorium
  • Optional extra: pre-book a guided tour to take place at 10 o’clock immediately after your morning agenda

Food and drink

Start the day with a tasty sandwich, a delicious bowl of yoghurt and granola, or a combination of both. Water, tea and coffee is included. Juice is available at additional cost.

Prices

  • Cost including host, technical facilities, audio-video equipment and furniture set-up, SEK 2000
  • Tasty sandwich, SEK 45 each
  • Yoghurt and granola, SEK 45/portion
  • Juice, SEK 25/glass
  • Optional extra – guided tour, SEK 1500 (max 25 guests per guide)

All prices include VAT. Maximum number of guests: 70 (in the Auditorium).

Please click here to send us your request to book a Morning Meeting.

Optional extra: Take the opportunity to pre-order a gift for each of the participants. Choose from the museum’s standard gift range, or contact us for any special wishes you may have.

Restaurant Köket

Book Restaurant Köket for a party or corporate event. We cater for groups of 50–150 people, adapting the pleasant, spacious restaurant premises to your specific needs and wishes. Choose one of our standard menus or contact us to discuss any special requests. You can also arrange for the use of microphones and projectors, and we will be happy to help with background music.

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Restaurant Köket caters for groups of 50–150 people and is available for private hire between 18.00 and 22.00.

Please click here to contact us for prices or to request more information. Feel free to share your ideas with us about the choice of food, equipment, date and number of participants.

Get to know IKEA and Älmhult

A comprehensive programme for large groups and visitors with their own transport. The package includes a guided tour through Älmhult, lunch in the IKEA Museum restaurant, a guided tour of the museum and afternoon refreshments.

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Our guide will meet your group outside the IKEA Museum at 12.00 for an interesting coach tour through Älmhult. This gives the guide the opportunity to inform participants about IKEA and Ingvar Kamprad, and share a few glimpses into our fascinating local history. Lunch is served back at the IKEA Museum restaurant at 13.00, and followed by a guided tour of the museum. There is also time afterwards to explore the exhibitions at your own pace and browse at leisure through the unique range of gifts and souvenirs in the museum shop. The day is then rounded off with refreshments, served in the museum restaurant at around 15.30.

Price

SEK 295/person, including VAT.

The price includes:

  • Guided tour of Älmhult in the group’s own coach.
  • Lunch in the IKEA Museum restaurant.
  • Reserved tables and table-service of pre-booked meatball menu. Water included.
  • Admission to the IKEA Museum and a guided tour of the exhibitions.
  • Afternoon coffee and cakes/biscuits at reserved tables in the IKEA Museum restaurant.

The programme lasts approximately 4 hours (12.00–16.00) and is designed for groups of 20–55 people.

Please click here to make your booking or to request more information.

Insider tip

If your group arrives in Älmhult before midday, we recommend a visit to the IKEA store and the IKEA Fyndvaruhuset bargain warehouse at the Älmhult Outlet Village. The IKEA Fyndvaruhuset is the only one of its kind anywhere in the world. The store restaurant serves breakfast and brunch between 9.30 and 11.00. Click here for more information about the IKEA store in Älmhult

Guided tours for groups

Gather your co-workers, the members of your club or association, or a group of friends and family for a guided tour of the IKEA Museum exhibitions. Group guided tours are available Monday to Friday from September to June. Read more or send us your request to book a guided tour here.

The shop

Indulge yourself or buy gifts for your friends and family. A lot of the things on sale here can not be bought anywhere else.

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The Exhibitions

The Main Exhibition at the IKEA Museum is divided into three themes: Our Roots, Our Story and Your Stories. Also, enjoy our Temporary Exhibition!

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The Restaurant

In restaurant Köket you will find our classical meatballs as well as new variants: Fish, chicken, Italian and vegetarian.

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