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Fun activities for kids in Stockholm!

There is a lot of fun for the children to discover and do in Stockholm. Go by boat, go to museums, pet animals, ride, swim, swing and play, etc.

Below we will talk about activities that children can do in Stockholm.

For opening hours see each website

We give tips about activities for children!

Here is much things for kids, you can play indoors and play outdoors. Visit Little-Skansen which is open indoors throughout the year. Skansen offers pony riding, theater, circus, fairy tales and songs and more.

Visit Galejan and Skansens train where the children can test the old carousel from the 20th century. See the calendar of
children's activities in Skansen. Children's theater, school activities and a visit to the
aquarium where you can pat a spider or a shark is an exciting experience.

Lovely big surfaces and you do not learn everything in one day! One tip is to bring food and drinks that cover a few meals during the day. You will also pass many playgrounds in the area.

Of course there are restaurants, ice cream, etc. Entrance fee, but free admission for children under 6 years.

Free entrance with: Stockholm Pass
Djurgårdsvägen (opposite Gröna Lund).
Tip: Walk here from Nybroplan via Strandvägen and the och dock.

Skansen »
Culture House for children/StadsteaternRum för barn - Kulturhuset
On the fourth floor of Kulturhuset you will find "Rooms for children". For the little kids to those who are a bit bigger. Here, for the most part, here are a lot of people. Instead of going up to see if it's full, there's a stoplight in the window that you can see from Sergels Torg.
Is it green = no queue, Red = full and a looong queue.

Storytime, theater, drawing, painting and, of course, books in lots. Friday Dance and Friday Cinema is also nice!

Obviously there is a changing table and you can eat co-food. Note, can not heat food. What's good is that you can go in for free!

Sergels Torg
Room for children - Culture House »

Stockholms Kungliga slott The Royal Palace
Maybe a little exciting for children of different ages to visit the Royal Palace. This is where princes and princesses live. There are many different things to see and do.

The tresure chamber can be a little exciting! Walk in the long corridors and be a princess and prince for a day. The castle is big and it will be a lot of walking for the children.

Summer café in the inner courtyard opens around Midsummer in June until the third weekend in August. Free admission for children under 7 years.

Free entrance with: Stockholm Pass

Slottsbacken, Old Town

The Royal Palace »

Museum of Natural HistoryMuseum of Natural History
For the children who are a bit older ... Here are exciting things: history of dinousaries, what lives in the water, who eat what, meteorites and gems, giant octopus, kids club and much more.

The children can also go down to Barnverkstaden in the ground floor for approx 30 sv kr and take a ride, draw, paste etc. Staff are on site and help. Or why not help Skogsmulle find his feather, for children 4-6 years.

Here is also Cosmonova. Here you will see movies and you surround yourself with sound and image under a large dome-shaped cloth, 23 meters in diameter and 760 square feet, with space for 265 people. Cool!

Restaurant with children's menu. Free entrance to all exhibitions. Fee to Cosmonova.

Frescativägen 40
Take the subway, red nr 14 to station University.

Museum of Natural History »
Saltkråkan Sjöhistoriska Museet Sjöhistoriska Museet
Here the children can come and play and enjoy themselves. In the Creator Workshop, Ruskpricken,
you can have fun with your children. For children between 0-8 years you can go to Saltkråkan. Here you can drive a steam boat and play in small bays. For children 5 years and up there is membership in the Seamen club. Here the children learn
about the wisdom and labels of the sea.

In the food room you can sit undisturbed and eat your own food. There is a small kitchen with micro and highchairs.Café is available with a pancake buffet from Aug onwards.

Free entrance for all!

Djurgårdsbrunnsvägen 24 (Djurgården)
Sjöhistoriska museet »
Police Museum Police Museum
For you that likes policemen! Come here, and drive a little police car or police motorcycle. Dress up to a police officer and talk to in the police radio and turn on the juice mixer. On Saturdays & Sundays, there are different shows with movies or appearances about the Police. Also try to find little Lo that has been lost in the museum (for children between 6-10 years).

Rent a trampcar (outdoor) for 20 minutes and tramp around and learn different traffic signs and
traffic jams. Helmet is included in the price. (Mid April - mid October)

Exhibitions for children aged 5-9 years.Children & youth even 19 years free admission. Other entrance fee.

Free entrance with: Stockholm Pass
Museivägen 7 (beside Technical Museum, Gärdet)
Police Museum »

Stadsbiblioteket_Stockholm City Library
Books, books, books. Always cozy with books. There is a children's section and very organized for
children. Why not come here a Sat / Sun for a weekend break. The library also offers fairy tales,
a place for the really small children 0-2 years with different offerings.

What's good is that you can go in for free!

Sveavägen 73
City Library »

Aquaria StockholmAquaria
Animals in quantities in the water. Visit the haunt tunnel and watch the sharks as they swim above your head. Other lovely animals are clownfish, masonry, sea horse, piraeus, sting rays and more.

Visit the rainforest that has +28 degrees and look into the Nordic environment that shows you environments with char, sea trout, crayfish and more.

Children under 3 years free of charge. Cafe is available.

Free entrance with: Stockholm Pass
Falkenbergsgatan 2 (Djurgården)
Aquaria »
Lilla PostenPost Museum
Little Post.
Come here and see how Posten works. Visit Little Post on Sat & Sun, sort letters, stamp, hand out letters, leave letters, etc. Also, do your own postcards and letters and then hand out.

The postmuseum also offers stamps so that the children can really post their own stuff.

Every month, they have different themes, such at Christmas - make your own Christmas card.

Feel free to take your own food and eat it on level 2, there is a microwave and child chairs. T
here is also a lunch buffet.

Free entrance with: Stockholm Pass

Lilla Nygatan 6 (Old town)
Adults pay entrance fee, children up to 18 years free of charge.
Post Museum »
Junibacken Junibacken
Take the boat to Djurgården and go to Junibacken. Here are almost all of Astrid Lindgren's figures,
Mumintrollen, Villa Villerkulla on a whole floor with Pippi' Longstockings house, Sagotorget with figures
like Alfons Åberg, the Princess, Pettson & Findus.

Children can climb, walk into houses, go skiing and bikes etc. When there are a lot of people, it's hard to keep an eye on where the kids are heading.

You are in the house of different worlds. You pass a souvenir shop and arrive at the restaurant where
you can pause with some coffee or food. Then proceed to Pipp's house above the restaurant.
On different occasions, theater is also played.

When you pay entry, you will get a specific time to go with the Story Train. It does not take place so many at a time in the train, therefore, special times are decided. As you slowly go by the train, slowly passing different fairy tales from Astrid Lindgren's various bookes. It's Astrid who
talks about the characters. Very well done!

There are safety boxes where you can add your stuff. You are not allowed to eat your food that you have brought with you. Strollers must be locked on the outside, locks are available for purchase. Tip, bring a lock yourself.

Entrance fee. Under 2 years free entrance.
Free entrance with: Stockholm Pass

Galärvarvsvägen 8, Djurgården
(behind The Nordic Museum and the Vasa Museum)

Junibacken »
Annika och Helen tycker om!!!A cozy place for the children with different places to play. We have visited Junibacken in the middle of July and then there were very many people! Nice with the opportunity to watch theater and we think the Story Train was the best. The kids wanted to go again but it did not work. Pippi's house the also liked very much.
Junibacken Pippi Junibacken Junibacken
SpårvagnsmuseetTrain Museum
CLOSED /OPEN year 2020!
At the tram museum, the children can go by tram and bus. Why not play with brio-train and other things at drawing etc.There is also the possibility to go by a mini-subway.

In their shop you can buy fun things like hat, tickets etc, related to train.

Café is available and you can also warm up food for the smallest. Children under 7 years enter free of charge.

Tegelviksgatan 22
Trainmuseum »
For the little older kids. The museum organizes various exhibitions and events for children and
families. Certainly, it may be exciting with Egyptian mummies, writing hiroglyphs and dressing out
like the ancient Egyptians. Many nice items from among others Cyprus.

You pay for certain activities. No place to eat your own brought food. Café is available.

Free entrance.

Fredsgatan 2 (at Gustavs Adolfs Torg)
Medelhavsmuseet »
Moderna Museet Modern Museum
Throughout the year, sunday events are organized for children between 2-16 years. The children learn to
photograph, draw, create, paint, etc. Different rooms for different ages. See times and events on
their website. There is also baby show for children 0-15 months. Courses are also organized for
children. Various activities are organized by public holidays.

Coffee shop and restaurant. They are famous for their home-made baguettes.
Store is available. Bring your own food that can be eaten in the house. There is a changing room.

Free entrance until 18 years or if you are a member.

(The museum is located about 10 min walk from Kungsträdgården and about 20 min walk from T-Central or Old Town.)
Modern Museum »

CLOSED/OPENS IN MAy 2018 at Brantvägen 3
Do you like toys you've come right. The museum for both adults and children. Barbie dolls, dolls,
games, lego, cars, boats, teddy bears, motorcycles, yes what toys do not exist. Some Musse Piggy figures from Lasse Åberg have their own place at the museum.

The museum always has a permanent exhibition. There is also a children's theater (book ticket). You can also play a song on their jukebox and play and try some old beautiful games like nintendo and flipper.

Children under 7 years enter free of charge.

Tegelviksgatan 22 (i anslutning till Spårvagnsmuseet) (STÄNGT)

ÖPPNAR I MAJ 2018, Brantvägen 3.
Leksaksmuseet »

Tekniska museet Technical Museum
For the jungest, there is the place to test things. Here the children learn more about time, light, sound, etc.
For the little older kids there is MegaMind. Here you train your brain with different challenges. In Teknorama you can fly in a flight simulator, watch movies in 4D where you swipe into the movie
through movements and smells.

In their shop you can buy exciting and clever games for all ages. There is both a café and a shop. In the summertime you can buy ice cream.

Children up to 6 years free of charge. Free admission every Wednesday between 17.00 and 20.00. Annual cards are already paid after the second visit.

Free entrance with: Stockholm Pass
Museivägen 7, (Gärdet)
Technical Museum »
Historiska MuseetThe Historical Museum
For the little older kids. Here is the history of religion, life, collections and much more. Of course you can bring the little children, but they are probably not interesting in history yet.

At the café Rosengården you can have a break and have a good meal or just have a coffee.

Free entrance.

Narvavägen 13-17
The Historical Museum »

ABBA Museet ABBA The Museum
Certainly, the ABBA Museum is also for children. From 3 years and up, there is a little for everyone.
Sit in the helicopter from the Arrival album, try and sing to become the fifth member of ABBA,
dance disco, etc. Record your song and look at it at home later. Try ABBA's clothes and more.

There is a shop with a lot of ABBA gadgets. Free admission for children under 7 years.

Djurgårdsvägen 68, (Djurgården, Allmänna Gränd)
Abba Museet »

PantomimteaterPantom Theatre
Puppet theater for children you can experience on the stage Peacock. See their calendar for what's playing and when. Teaching in mim and body language can be offered.

Every Saturday at 13.00 they have performing arts, Children's Day.

St Eriksgatan 84
Pantom Theatre »
Skyview med barnSkyview, Globen
A little trip in a gondola outside the Globe for the whole family. Do you have a acrophobia you can sit in the middle of the little gondola that takes you up the globe. First you have to watch a movie about
the globe (here the children started to get tired of a bit) and then you enter the gondola. You leave for about 20 minutes and stay for a while at the top (130 meters) where you can take
pictures of Stockholm. There are glass windows from top to toe.

Suitable for children from 3 years old and up. Everything looks so small from the top...

Souvenir shop is where you buy tickets. Skyview opened in 2010.Free ride under 5 years.

Free entrance with: Stockholm Pass

Djurgårdsvägen 6-16
Skyview »
Annika och Helen tycker om!!!We have visited Skyview with a 5 year old and a 3 year old. They loved it! One was a little upset and held in the handle in the middle of the gondola. The younger hung against the glass and saw everything getting smaller and smaller. Can be recommended.
Skyview Skyview Skyview
Gröna Lund StockholmGröna Lund
Visit Gröna Lund with several rides. Come to a place for both children and adults. During the summer you can watch several different performers performing on stage.

The restaurant, cafe and lots of other things you will find in the park.

0-6 years and over 65 years free admission.

Free entrance with: Stockholm Pass

Lilla Allmänna Gränd 19
Gröna Lund »
Nordiska Museet Lekstugan Nordic Museum
Inside the Nordiska Museet there is "Lekstugan", which is suitable for children aged 5 years and over.
The environment is Sweden 100 years back in time. Here the children can borrow clothes and learn how
it was before. Always in the company of an adult.For the little older kids - you can borrow an audio guide and walk around the museum while getting guidance. Available in many different languages.

On the law there are special arrangements for the children. Free admission for all under 19 years. Thera are other things for kids also at the Museum.
Free entrance with: Stockholm Pass

Djurgårdsvägen 6-16
Nordic Museum »
Bergrummet leksaks och seriemuseumBergrummet - toys and a lot of other stuff for the kids
2500 sqm area with toys - could it be any better. Look and discover toys and much more from the von
Schinkel toy and series collection family. You can find everything in Bergrummet at Skeppsholmen.

0-5 years free entrance.
There's a cafe.

Svensksundsvägen 5. (right to the left after the bridge to Skeppsholmen))
Bergrummet - Toys and other stuff »

Playing Grounds in Stockholm

Rålambshovs ParklekRålambshovsparken / Rålis
At Kungsholmen you will find this lovely playground for young and old children. Here you will find
all kinds of climbing sites, swings, slides, bicycles can be borrowed (not in winter). Playing outside as football etc. Clubs and balls can be borrowed. For the little older children there is a skate rink.

The park is big and the playground you will find in one of the corners of the park. In the summertime
there is theater at the amphitheater. Large green areas, for a nice picnic. Here you will find boule- and a volleyball court.

If you feel like going a little bit, go to Smedsudden and swim a bit and play a little on the
sandy beach. Stroll along the water towards Västerbron. In summer they also fill their splash pond.

Open all year. Toilet with changing table and microwave.
Smedsuddsvägen 6, district of Marieberg
Rålambshovs Parklek »

Bryggartäppan Lekpark Bryggartäppan Lekpark
In the park you will find this cozy, wonderful playground that will reflect on living in the later half
of the 19th century.

Lovely little houses with decor from the past. Here the children can play with old things and parents can contribute their story of how it was before. There are buildings in the children's size such as an outdoor pool, textile factory etc. A wooden horse with a carriage where the children can be playing in.

There are swings, sandbox, slide and more. Even a cute stone bridge to wander over.

Gotlandsgatan 63-65 (Södermalm)
Bryggartäppan »
Gustav Adolfs Lekpark Gustav Adolfs Parklek
In the eastern part of the park you will find the playground area. The focus is on outdoor activities.
There is also the possibility of indoor activities.

The playground is in two levels and on the upper
level there is a splash pond. Here you will find a slide, climbing stand, playhouse, carousel,
sandbox, greenhouse, etc.

There are staff on site all day Mon-Fri, not during holiday periods.

Berthil Ohlins gata5 (Östermalm)
Gustav Adolfs Parklek »
Humlegårdens Lekpark Humlegårdens Lekpark
In the north of the park you will find the playground. Outdoors and some indoor activities. Here you
will find climbing sites, swings, slides, playhouses, rocking swings, swamps and more.

When staff are in place there are also a lot of loose toys, such as bikes, buckets, spades, balls and during
winter pulks and rides.

Near Engelbrektsgatan there are large areas of grass where you can play soccer. There is
also a skateboard ramp.

BBQ area available. Staff are in place on different occasions.

Karlavägen 32, (Östermalm)
Humlegården Lekpark »

Kronobergsparken Kronobergs Lekpark
Great playground with different sections for different ages. The playground is located in Kronobergsparken.
For the little children there is a separate section with sandbox, climbing post, swamp and playhouse.

For the little older children there is another area with climbing posts, swings, etc. In another part of the playground there is a playing area for football and a castle to climb in.

Bikes can be borrowed. Outdoor shower available. Micro is available for heating food. Changing table and highchairs for children.

There is barbecue with barbecue facilities. Sausage and bread can be bought at the cafe.
Snacks are also available at a very good price.


Kronobergsgatan 9. (Kungsholmen)
Kronobergs Lekpark »

Parkleken Björns Trädgård Parkleken Björns Trädgård
The playground is in front of an open preschool opposite the Medborgarplatsen. There is a train to play in, little bears to sit on, slide, big climbing position, playhouse etc. There is also a skate park for the older children.

Sausage grilling specials days. Toilet in the area.

Götgatan 45 (Södermalm)
Kronobergs Lekpark »
Parkleken Stora Blecktornsparken Parkleken Stora Blecktornsparken
Cozy playground area in the middle of nature and close to the animals. The park is located between
Kanalplan and Hammarbyhamnen. Here you can meet rabbits, sheep, goats and pigs. The children can
do rock climbing, go by swings and slides, etc.

The grill is open specific day in the week. Café is available. Waffles are some times bake. The animals are out the whole year round.

Katarina Bangata 30 (Södra Hammarbyhamnen)
Stora Blecktornsparken »
Draken Parklek Parkleken Draken
The playground is nice with green spaces around the knot. Of course there is a long dragon to climb
and play on. There are also slides, swings, sandbox, trams and other fun things to play with.
Separate part for the toddlers and other areas for the little older children.

Park personnel are in place. One day a week the grill is lit.

Drakenbergsgatan 35 (In one side of the Tantolunden, Södermalm)
Parkleken Draken »
Skånegläntan Parklek Skånegläntan Parklek / Rosenlundsparken
In Rosenlund Park you will find the playground. Rock climbing, swings, small houses to play, etc. There is basketball court for the older children. There are also children and youth activities with various activities such as football, baking, etc.

The grill is lit one day in the week. Sometimes also waffles are baked. Café is available.

Möregatans ände (Södermalm)
Parkleken Skånegläntan »
Vasaparkens Parklek Vasaparkens Parklek
Playground with large areas in the center of Vasaparken, the corner Dalagatan-Odengatan.
You can borrow bikes and toys.

Staff are in place. There is a large artificial grass where you can play soccer or whatever you want. During wintertime it is flushed to ice rink.

Family nights Thursday May-August. The grill is lit every day at noon and onwards. Several different activities in the park during different days. Fridays open in the "red house" for those who are 10-13 years old. Here they can play pingis, games, listen to music or just be with other like-minded ones.

Dalagatan 11 C (Vasaparken, Vasastaden)
Vasaparkens Parklek »
Observatorielundens parklekObservatorielundens Parklek
Here you the children play in two different levels. There is a slide, climbing station, playground,
swings, cable car, basketball basket, carousel, etc.

Staff are in place in the afternoons Mon-Fri. BBQ facilities are available. Prebook the BBQ facilities.

Berthil Ohlins gata 5 (behind Handelshögskolan)
Observatorielundens Parklek »

Outside of Stockholm city center
Fritt inträde med: Stockholm Pass
Fjärilshuset Fjärilshuset Haga Ocean
Here you can visit the tropical forest with free flying butterflies. The temperature is about 25
degrees a day and 18 degrees at night. There are about 700 different types of butterflies.

Watch the reef sharks swim in one of the Nordic countries largest shark aquarium, Haga Ocean. Here you can learn about different sharks swimming in the world's ocean.

Children under 4 years free admission. For the little older kids, rent a Segway. In the summer you can visit the cafe on the outside.

Hagaparken (Solna)
Fjärilshuset »

Bathing places and paddling pools
Right in the center of Långholmen. Not deep and sand to play with. Cozy.

It is located on Langholm's northern side at Riddarfjärden near Västerbron.

Map »
Plaskdammar Stockholm Paddling pools
Certainly there are splash ponds in some different places in Stockholm.

Tip on Paddling pools in Stockholm »

We reserve ourselves for any misprints and changes.