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Vasa Museum

The world’s oldest restored war ship, the Vasa, is on permanent display in its own museum on the island of Djurgården. The ship capsized in the port of Stockholm when she first set sail in 1628 and was salvaged 333 years later. Besides the ship itsel...

Skansen

Skansen is the world’s oldest open air museum. It was founded in 1891 at a time when Stockholm was going through some very rapid changes due to the Industrial Revolution. Skansen and its village were purposefully built so that old customs and traditi...

Nordiska Museet

This museum tells the story of the Nordic countries’ history and culture by means of exhibitions on Nordic traditions and by having life sized dolls wearing national costumes on display. It is a must for those interested in ethnography. Admiring the...

Nobel Museum

One of the most famous people ever to have lived in Stockholm was Alfred Nobel. After Nobel’s death, the Nobel Prize Ceremony was introduced and has taken place every year since 1901, thereby carrying out the terms of Alfred Nobel’s will. The categor...

Nationalmuseum

The Nationalmuseum is an art museum befitting a true metropole such as Stockholm. Works by the great masters, such as Rembrandt, Goya and Rubens, adorn its walls whereas the museum also houses an impressive collection of (post) impressionistic art. G...

Moderna Museet

One of Europe’s best and most beautiful collections of modern art can be found at Stockholm’s Moderna Museet, which is located on the island of Skeppsholmen. Works by Picasso and Dali are among the priceless works of art that are on display here. Unf...

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