Popular museums in Stockholm

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Visit the most popular museums in Stockholm

In Stockholm, there are several museums to visit. How about the Royal Vasa ship museum, ABBA The Museum, Art Museum, the Royal Palace, the Natural History Museum and museums with a focus on children.

Below you see some of the museums in Stockholm. Tickets are presented in collaboration with Tiqets and GetYourGuide.

Abba The Museum i Stockholm

ABBA The Museum

A museum dedicated to ABBA
Finally, they have their own museum - ABBA. Here you get to meet the band members Agnetha, Björn, Benny and Anni-Frid. Via audio guides, they tell you about their career with ABBA. View stage clothes, gold records, original stuff from the victory in the Melodifestivalen 1974 when they won with Waterloo and then nothing was the same anymore for the group. The world was theirs.

Address: Djurgårdsvägen 6 (next to Gröna Lund, Djurgården)

Avicii Experience Stockholm

Avicii Experience

An interactive tribute museum to Avicii
In 2011, Avicii released the song "Levels" which became a worldwide hit and the breakthrough became a fact. Then everything went fast. Get a closer look at the life of the artist Avicii and the person, Tim Bergling, an icon in modern popular culture. Follow Tim from the childhood room where it all began, to the studio in Los Angeles where the biggest hits were created. Avicii is in our hearts and his music lives on!

Address: Sergelgatan 2, (part of Space at Sergels torg).

Nobel Prize Museum i Stockholm

Nobel Prize Museum

A museum dedicated to the Nobel Prize
In Alfred Nobel's will from 1895, Alfred had written that 94% of his assets would go to a range of prizes for those who provide the "greatest benefit to humanity" in physics, chemistry, peace, physiology or medicine and literature. The first Nobel Prize was awarded in 1901. The Nobel Prize is considered the most prestigious award in its field. The ultimate proof of the work the laureate has done for humanity. An interesting museum about the Nobel Prize, laureates and Alfred Nobel..

Address: Börshuset, Stortorget (Gamla Stan)

Nationalmuseum Stockholm

Nationalmuseum

Art and Design at the National Museum
The museum is Sweden's leading museum for art and design. The National Museum was completed in 1866. Art, paintings, sculptures and drawings etc. from the 16th century to the 20th century are displayed here. Here is a lot of Swedish art such as. Zorns Midsummer Dance. The National Museum also has the world's largest collection of miniature portraits.

Address: Södra Blasieholmshamnen (next to Grand Hotel and Skeppsholmen).

Moderna museet Stockholm

Moderna Museet

Works by Pablo Picasso, Dali and others
The Modern Museum houses one of the world's foremost collections of art from the beginning of the 20th century until now. There is also a photographic department here. The museum was inaugurated in 1958. Here you can view works by Pablo Picasso, Salvador Dalì, Henri Matisse, Meret Oppenheim and Robert Rauschenberg.

Address: Skeppsholmen, Stockholm

Stadshuset i Stockholm

City Hall

Politicians and the Nobel Party
The City Hall with the spire Tre Kronor (Swedish Arms) at the top is probably one of the most famous buildings in Stockholm. It has become a symbol of the capital. Here you can go on a guided tour. The tower is 106 meters high and the building consists of 8 mill. bricks.

The City Hall is a workplace for Sweden's politicians and officials, about 200 people work here. But City Hall is also the place for a party when the Nobel Party takes place every year on December 10th. Nobel laureates, politicians and royalty and guests have dinner in the Blue Hall and after dinner there is a dance in the Golden Hall.

City Hall can only be visited via guided tours. At certain times, the tower is open for visits and you get a fantastic view over Stockholm.

Address: Ragnar Östbergs Plan 1

Vrakmuseet i Stockholm

Vrakmuseet - Museum of Wrecks

Wrecks from the Baltic Sea meet you inside the museum.

You get to see wrecks and other remains from the Baltic Sea. The exhibitions take you on a history of diving for wrecks or how about lifelike VR dives, holograms, games and more. Do not miss their cafe.

Address: Djurgårdsstrand 17

Kungliga Slottet Stockholm

The Royal Palace

The Royal Palace and the Royal Guard
Welcome to the King of Sweden's workplace. The Royal Palace is officially the residence of King Carl XVI Gustaf and his family. The castle is built in Baroque style by architect Nicodemus Tessin and has more than 600 rooms on 7 floors. The castle itself is a museum with its fantastic rooms and history. I the palace there is also the Treasury with the national regalia, Museum Tre Kronor which depicts the castle's medieval history and Gustav III's antique museum with sculptures from antiquity. Here is also the Palace Church.

A popular attraction outside the Royal PalaceC is the Royal Guards. Do not miss the changing of the guards and the guard parade. A tradition since 1523.

Attend a guided tour. There are special tours for children. You can buy souvenirs in Slottsboden. Please note that the Castle may be partially or completely closed at certain times.

Address: Slottsbacken 1, Old Town

Livrustkammaren Stockholm

Livrustkammaren

Royal jewelery, carriages etc
Here you can feel the historical wing beats of a bygone era. Kings and queens and their lives from the past with wonderful shimmering dresses, carriages, shoes, swords, weapons, horses and royal carriages m.m. The museum is said to have started when Gustav II Adolf exhibited his shot-damaged costumes in 1628. After that, it has only rolled on with various treasures. He may not have thought that his costumes and horse would be in the museum later after his death....

Here is a shop where you can buy a little different gifts or souvenirs.

Address: Slottsbacken 3, (Under the Royal Palace)

Spritmuseum Stockholm

Museum of Spirits

Visit the Museum of Spirits and learn about the history of spirits. The museum presents various exhibitions such as one about Gin and the drinking country Sweden.

Why do we say skål (cheers)? When did we start with the bar crawl? and much more can be discovered at the museum.

Address: Djurgårdsstrand 9, between the Vasa Mujseum and Gröna Lund at Wasa harbour.

Armemuseum Stockholm

Army Museum

The result of the conflictst
Here you can join a journey through Sweden's history for 500 years. Most large collections (weapons, coats, cannons, flags, etc.) with over 100,000 objects from the 16th century until today. A large collection that exists is, among other things, the trophy collection which is one of the largest in the world. The museum focuses on how people have been affected by conflict and war throughout the years.

There is a store and restarurant.

Address: Riddargatan 13 (Östermalm)

Naturhistoriska Museet Stockholm

Museum of Natural History

The history of man and the planet
If you want to see stuffed animals, the time before and after dinosaurs, life in the water, learn more about our climate, etc. - visit the Natural History Museum. When did man come?, play archaeologist and much more for the children.

If you have some time left over, feel free to visit the Cosmonova cinema (entrance fee). Here you can watch movies that give you entertainment and at the same time you will hopefully get more knowledge in the topics you are watching. You are surrounded by a large film screen above your heads and sit slightly backwards in the chairs. A different experience

There is a shop and a restaurant.

Address: Fresacativägen 40

Vasamuseet Stockholm

The Vasa Museum

333 years on the seabed
On August 10, 1628, during her maiden voyage, Vasa capsized and sank in the port of Stockholm. Attempts to salvage the ship fail. In 1956, the ship was found off Beckholmen and is 32 m deep. In 1961, Vasa breaks the water surface after 333 years on the seabed.

Today's Vasa Museum was inaugurated in 1990. Today, the Vasa Museum is the most visited museum in Stockholm. Come and see this fantastic wooden ship (a war machine), meet the people on board, see the fine sculptures, follow the salvage work etc.

Address: Galärvarvsvägen 14, Djurgården

Stadsmuseet Stockholm

Stockholm City Museum

Stockholm city history
If you are interested in the city of Stockholm from 1527 to today's history - you should visit Stockholm City Museum. Here you will find objects found during archaeological excavations in Stockholm, objects preserved when buildings were demolished or renovated, art / drawings of Stockholm's views. Here you can also see Carl Michael Bellman's zither which it is said that he learned to play as a child (from 1695).

You can also find more about Stockholm's history at the Medieval Museum. The museum depicts Stockholm during the Middle Ages, what it was like to live here, poverty, the church, war, crime and punishment.

Address: Ryssgården, Slussen

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Fotografiska Museum

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Fotografiska museet Stockholm

Fotografiska

Visit Fotografiska with its world-class photographs and visual art from around the world.

Have a coffee in their restaurant. Most events take place throughout the year - check out their website for what's happening. Visit the gift shop where you can buy photo art, gifts and books and much more.

Address: Stadsgårdshamnen 22

Junibacken Stockholm

Junibacken

Meet Pippi Longstocking, Emil and many other fairy tale characters

The place for children in the spirit of Astrid Lindgren. Junibacken was built in 1996 and filled with adventures for the children. You get to experience theater performances and other exhibitions. Do not miss the fairytale train and to look into Pippi Longstocking's house. In Astrid Lindgren's world, there is something for the youngest children and also for the slightly older children.

Here you will find a restaurant, café and shop.

Address: Galärvarvsvägen 8, Djurgården

Police Museum Stockholm

The Police Museum

How do the Police work?
How about looking at objects from various crimes, or how the camera became one of the police's important tools for solving crimes and much more. For the children, there is the exhibition Police, police ... where children can play police and at the same time learn about the work of the police. The children can also sit in a police car and on a police motorcycle.

The Police Museum is located in the same building as the National Sports Museum.

Address: Museivägen 7

The Viking Museum i Stockholm

The Viking Museum

Visit The Viking Museum in Stockholm. Here you can learn about the Vikings.

Inside the museum, you ride in a carriage through the eleven-minute Viking journey "Ragnfrid's saga", here you learn the story of life in the Viking Age.

If you want to have lunch, visit their restaurant that serves Nordic food. At the same time as you eat, you look out over the water towards Skeppsholmen.

Address: Djurgårdsstrand 15, (between the Vasa Museum and Gröna Lund)

Museum a little outside of Stockholm

If you want to go to a museum a little outside Stockholm, there are a couple of them. How about a traditional theater from the 17th century or toys from the past.

Drottningholms Slottsteater Stockholm

Drottningholms Slottsteater

Gustav III Theater
Make a visit to Drottningholms Slottsteater, which looks the same as in the 18th century. You get to see how the whole stage machinery works and of course hear about the theater's history

The theaters were built on the initiative of Queen Lovisa Ulrika. Her son Gustav III used the theater extensively during his reign. When Gustav III died in 1792, the theater fell into oblivion. It was not until 1921 that the doors reopened and the theater had remained untouched since the end of the 18th century.

Address: Drottningens paviljong, 178 93, Drottningholm (Lövon)

Leksaksmuseet Stockholm

Leksaksmuseet / The Toy Museum

What did the toys look like in the past?
At the Toy Museum you can see toys from the beginning of the 20th century until now. What did children play with before?

Address: Brantvägen 3, (Saltsjöbaden)

Tom Tits Experiment Museum i Stockholm

Tom Tits Experiment

Visit Tom Tits Experiment with Science and Technology.

How about a soap bubble show, exhibitions about our fantastic body, illusions, the fog curtain, the color shadows and so much more.

Address: Storgatan 33 (Södertälje)

Tickets are presented in collaboration with GetYourGuide and Tiqets. We reserve the right to changes in content. Always be sure to read on resp. website what is included in your booking. Images: Ours, Free images, Tiqets, GetYourGuide and Museums website.
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