Museums in Stockholm

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With about 50 museums and over 9 million visitors a year, Stockholm offers its visitors a unique cultural experience. On this page we will introduce you to (almost) all the museums, as well as our top 10 picks for the best museums in Stockholm. Many museums are also free of charge. We tell you which ones.

Postal Museum

Postal Museum
The history of the Swedish Post since 1636. Opened in 1906, the Postal Museum displays exhibitions on the history of the Swedish postal service since 1636 and is located in the heart of Stockholm's old town, Gamla Stan.

Båthall 2

Båthall 2
Båthall 2 is an independent part of the Maritime History Museum in Stockholm. The inconspicuous building is located on the Djurgården peninsula very close to the Vasa Museum and contains one of the largest historical boat collections in Europe.

Vikingaliv

Vikingaliv
Viking Museum in Stockholm. The new Viking Museum "Vikingaliv" in Stockholm was inaugurated in April 2017. It is located on the island of Djurgården, right next to the Vasa Museum.

Gustav III:s antique museum

Gustav III:s antique museum
Stockholm Castle Art Museum. Gustav III:s Antique Museum is the oldest art museum in Sweden. It is located in the northeast wing of Stockholm Castle and displays mainly antique sculptures that the Swedish King Gustav III (1746 - 1792) had personally purchased during his trip to Italy in 1783/84.

Vasa Museum

Vasa Museum
The most visited museum in Scandinavia. The Vasa Museum (Swedish: Vasamuseet), located on the island of Djurgården, exhibits the Vasa, the world's only preserved 17th century ship. The Vasa Museum is one of Stockholm's most outstanding tourist attractions and the most visited museum in Scandinavia.

Swedish National Museum

Swedish National Museum
Sweden's largest art museum. The State National Museum in Stockholm is Sweden's largest art and design museum. It mainly displays paintings, sculptures, graphics, miniatures, drawings and handicrafts from the 16th century to the present day. The collection consists of around 700,000 objects and also includes well-known works by world-famous artists such as Rembrandt, Manet and ...

List of all museums in Stockholm

In the following list you will find a list of the most important museums, roughly sorted by category. Many of the museums are free of charge, these are marked with a green smiley. The museums with entrance fee can be visited much cheaper with the Stockholm Pass.

Cultural History

Art and architecture

Nature and technology

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Museums in Stockholm

Museums in Stockholm
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