Arvika is famous for its diversified range of cultural heritage, for music, art and crafts. For more than a hundred years Arvika has been attracting artists, musicians and craftsmen and even today the traditions continue to live. At Rackstad museum you can see art from the members of the Rackstad colony as well as temporary exhibitions. The museum is classified as one of the finest art museums in Sweden.

The vehicle museum shows the development of the vehicle over the last 200 years and the history of motor sport in Värmland. There are several factories that offer factory tours.