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Hallwyl Museum (Hallwylska Museet)

Hamngatan 4, Stockholm, Sweden
+46 8 402 30 99
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This museum is free and worth a visit. You'll tour some of the rooms where a wealthy family had... read more

Reviewed 23 November 2016
Squidhead
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Costa Mesa, California
Beautiful learning experience

This beautiful home is well preserved and gives your a taste of what life was at that time. The... read more

Reviewed 7 November 2016
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WELCOME TO THE HALLWYL MUSEUMLeave the noise of the city behind you and step 100 years back in time! Walk through the doors of Hallwyl House, located at No.4 Hamngatan in the heart of Stockholm. Find out about Countess Wilhelmina von Hallwyl and her family – their fascinating history and the magnificent home she created at the end of the 19th century. The Countess’s dedicated collecting resulted in one of Sweden’s largest assemblages of art, porcelain and antique furniture. Experience period luxuries and modern conveniences in the Count and Countess’s lavish house, with its dining room, salons, smoking room, weapons room, billiards rooms and porcelain room!ADMISSION- SEK 70/Adult- Guided tour of all floors, including admission: SEK 100- Free entry for children up to 18 years of age.OPENING HOURSJan–Jun, Sep–Dec: Tue, Thu–Sun 12–4pm, Wed 12–7pmJul–Aug: Tue–Sun 10am–4pmAUDIO GUIDE: Swedish and English
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Hamngatan 4, Stockholm, Sweden
Norrmalm
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Reviewed 23 November 2016

This museum is free and worth a visit. You'll tour some of the rooms where a wealthy family had lived, and see their furniture, etc. The inside of the home is lovely, and eccentric (putting it mildly). Makes you wonder what kind of home you...More

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Reviewed 7 November 2016

This beautiful home is well preserved and gives your a taste of what life was at that time. The staff is very knowledgeable and willing to share their passion for history.

Thank Montreal_QC_CA
Reviewed 6 November 2016

The Hallwyl Museum - essentially a sumptuously decorated house in the city centre - provides an insight into the life of an aristocratic family at the turn of the 20th century. On the top floor, for some inexplicable reason, there is an incongruous display about...More

1  Thank Robin R
Reviewed 28 October 2016

This museum has free entry and as the weather was terrible we gave it a go. The house is really interesting but on the small side and you do not get to see many of the past owners collections. The exhibition on the top floor...More

Thank Paul S
Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

The palace answers to those interested to have a glimpse in the home of an aristocratic family at the turn of last century. The level with the bedrooms was hasting a mask/clown exposition, disturbing and contrasting to the whole of the palace. Take the guided...More

Thank Gabriel B
Reviewed 18 October 2016

1) This is an actual winter home of Count and Countess Walther and Wilhelmina von Hallwyl, amazingly rich people, the house was completed in 1898. You can take either a guided or self-guided tour (recommended). 2) The guided tours are in Swedish, there are some...More

Thank Nora D
Reviewed 13 October 2016

This house was a wonderful surprise. Every detail of this home is exquisite--no expense was spared. You can take a guided tour or there are very descriptive cards in each area that will give you all of the necessary information on the highlights of that...More

Thank des12404
Reviewed 13 October 2016

This is free and is worth the visit, it is small but the rooms are filled with interesting and unique items. Hard to imagine folks lived there. It is worth the visit.

Thank Cow3girl
Reviewed 2 October 2016

Coolest museum I've been in and it's in my hometown! Have been here several times both for leisure and work and always been pleasant for all involved.

Thank MBMZ
Reviewed 28 September 2016

Get a glimpse of how the other half lived...interesting mansion with original fittings and fixtures. I personally liked the display about ball costumes.

Thank Paul D
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Norrmalm
Norrmalm is Stockholm’s most central and busiest
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Sergels Torg glass obelisk, the famous Hay Market with
its Carl Milles sculptures, and the Hötorget
Skyscrapers, a sight on every other Stockholm
postcard. Norrmalm is also home to Sweden’s most
traditional department stores Nordiska Kompaniet and
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Response from DohaInternational | Reviewed this property |
Yes at least I did. They are not that great and the family bought some fakes. The attic is full.
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