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The Swedish History Museum

13-17 Narvavaegen, Stockholm 114 60, Sweden
+46 8 519 556 00
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Good museum about the history of Sweden, from the pre history through the vikings all the way to... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Robza
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Rotterdam, The Netherlands
There is more to Swedish history than Vikings!

This museum has a lot to offer, and it has free admission. We had visited several other cultural... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Expially D
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The Swedish History Museum is one of Sweden's largest museums. Tens of thousands of people come here every year to explore one of the biggest Viking exhibitions in the world, to be amazed by gold and silver treasures in the Gold Room and to marvel at the museum's unique Medieval Art. Free admission Free entry for all visitors.
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 17:00
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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13-17 Narvavaegen, Stockholm 114 60, Sweden
Ostermalm
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Reviewed yesterday

Good museum about the history of Sweden, from the pre history through the vikings all the way to the present. Most people go for the Vikings history section, but I found the other sections much more interesting.

Thank Robza
Reviewed 2 days ago

This museum has a lot to offer, and it has free admission. We had visited several other cultural sites dealing with Viking history in Denmark and Norway, so we visited other areas of this museum instead of the Viking section. The museum offers an interesting...More

Thank Expially D
Reviewed 2 days ago

Although we did not stay at the Grand Hotel, I had a long conversation with the doorman who is a history buff. He recommended this museum to me and he was absolutely correct. I learned so much about the early people of Scandinavia here. The...More

Thank TravelingLily2014
Reviewed 3 days ago

This is a great place to visit to learn more about the Vikings, se their gold treasures, the normal life equipment and how they lived.

Thank ElsaAnnika
Reviewed 5 days ago

I wanted to see the Viking exhibit and was not disappointed. We caught a free (English-language) tour just because of our good timing. It was a great thing to have done before wandering about through the rest of the museum. The collection is great and...More

Thank bcdonthego2016
Reviewed 1 week ago

Too strung out into too many areas. For most it would be fine but it sent you in too many directions. The Viking display is good. Wanted more history in that direction rather than just items found.

Thank seetheworld010
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very nice museum Free every day and with possibility os audio guides only for 15 seks. The Viking area was very good with interesting details from audio guide. Interesting for children with Viking plays outside

Thank Alberto S
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Swedish History Museum, portrays life hundreds of years ago. For all of those who like the Vikings (adults and children alike), a visit to the museum is very enjoyable and interesting.

Thank FamilyFunDC
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Before you enter the Museum proper, do remember to read the history of the Museum on the board at the entrance. The building housed originally Military Barracks and over the years it's conversion into a Museum has been magnificently achieved. The first surprise as you...More

Thank Paul189852
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We spent time in the silver and gold room - beautiful - before taking an English tour of the Viking part of the museum. The guide was enthusiastic and knowledgeable, and the displays were well done. There seemed to be hands-on activities for kids going...More

Thank Geoviki
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Carolyn C
10 May 2017|
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Response from Historiska M | Property representative |
Hi carolyn, We have lockers in different sizes and the biggest ones can hold at least a cabin bag. Talk to our staff at the information desk and they will guide and help you. Very welcome!
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Cristina V
9 May 2017|
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Hi Cristina, We have lockers in different sizes and the biggest ones certainly can hold a cabin bag. Talk to our staff at the information desk and they will guide and help you. Very welcome!
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ymaybee
12 January 2015|
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Response from CharleneSokal | Reviewed this property |
Agree withe the rarezombi answer above. The museum staff could answer this better than any visitor. They are aware of the schedule of the museum. Note the staff was well versed in English, including those dealing with... More
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