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Museums in Stockholm

Alle Museen Stockholms | Unsere Top 10 | Kostenlose Museen ohne Eintritt

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.


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 ...


The oldest open-air museum in the world
The "living museum" Skansen is an open-air museum, animal park and popular destination on the island Djurgården in the centre of Stockholm. Approximately 150 buildings from all regions of Sweden have been brought together here, in which traditional Swedish customs are ...

National Museum of Sweden

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 ...

Nobel Prize Museum

Museum around Alfred Nobel and the Nobel Prizes
The Nobel Prize Museum (until 2019: Nobelmuseet) is located at Stortorget in the centre of Gamla Stan, Stockholm's old town. In addition to the life of Nobel Prize founder Alfred Nobel (1833-1896), a wealth of information about the Nobel Prize is on display, as well as the lives and works of ...


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.

Moderna Museet

Museum of Modern Art in Stockholm
The Moderna Museet on the island of Skeppsholmen is one of Scandinavia's leading museums of modern and contemporary art. Inaugurated in 1958, the museum has a remarkable collection of modern painting, sculpture and photography, with works by Pablo Picasso, Georges Braques, Giacomo ...
Prins Eugens Waldemarsudde is a state art museum and popular destination in Stockholm. Together with other historic buildings, it is located on Waldermarsudde, a small headland (Swedish: udde) on the southernmost tip of the island of Djurgården (former name: Waldemarsö...

The ABBA Museum

ABBA the Museum
Thank you for the music! Opened in May 2013, ABBA Museum (actually: ABBA the Museum) is one of Stockholm's newer attractions, showcasing the glittering world of the 1974 Eurovision Song Contest winners.

Historical Museum

The early history of Sweden up to the Middle Ages
The State Historical Museum (in Swedish Statens historiska museum or Historiska museet for short) is located in the Östermalm district. It is one of the most visited museums in Sweden and is thematically dedicated to the early history of Sweden up to the Middle Ages. A special highlight is the ...

Gustav III’s Museum of Antiquities

Art Museum in Stockholm Castle
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 on his trip to Italy ...

Weitere Stockholm

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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