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The Swedish History Museum

13-17 Narvavaegen, Stockholm 114 60, Sweden
+46 8 519 556 00
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Interesting experience

Interesting exposition: jewellery, human bones and skeletons, instruments (chance to see and... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Leopardik
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St. Petersburg, Russia
Must Visit

This FREE entrance museum was fantastic. Amazing amount of articles and artifacts. I learned so... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
kimberly m
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Scottsdale, Arizona
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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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  • Average11%
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“gold room” (108 reviews)
“viking era” (16 reviews)
“bronze age” (7 reviews)
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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13-17 Narvavaegen, Stockholm 114 60, Sweden
Ostermalm
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+46 8 519 556 00
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Interesting exposition: jewellery, human bones and skeletons, instruments (chance to see and understand how church organ looks inside and play it - there's a small exhibit), bells, viking's boat, history etc. Free admission.

Thank Leopardik
Reviewed 5 days ago

This FREE entrance museum was fantastic. Amazing amount of articles and artifacts. I learned so much about Sweden's past here! We visited several museums, and this one was definitely the highlight!

Thank kimberly m
Reviewed 1 week ago

Enjoyed the exhibits showing history of fashion, food service, furniture, etc. Museum is in a large space so wear comfortable shoes as there is a lot of walking and probably more to see than you can do in one visit so start with the areas...More

Thank carrieul
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Yes, there's lots of gold - rings, necklaces, coins - in cases in the underground Gold room (they made a lot and brought in a lot in Sweden)...but...but...the best bit is the hall of wonderful 15th/16th century wooden alter sculptures up on floor 1. Slightly...More

Thank NotArthur
Reviewed 1 week ago

My family loved the Viking exhibit, could have spend more time here. Free!! when you are a party of 9 it's the kind of place to go. There was something for everyone, from age 8 - 70.

Thank clmusser
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Enjoyed this museum and the price was right-FREE. with in walking distance of our stay. Great history lesson of Sweden.

Thank cartones1
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Tips: 1. Visit this museum on Fri-Sun at about 1pm to catch the free guided tour. 2. If you were to choose to focus on one room, do visit the history of Sweden section. The artifacts are not laid out plainly and simply for visitors...More

Thank Peggy S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Hosted in a modest-looking building this is an very well organized and detailed walk through Swedish history from pre-history till 17th century. The entry is free (was a nice surprise), audioguides are inexpensive. Moreover it is the same audioguide that you can follow on their...More

Thank Depont
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Se genuine artifacts from history and Viking culture and GOLD! And they got an excellent medieval department.

Thank Tranan200
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I wasn't planning to visit this museum but was wandering past on my way to Vasa and thought why not. I thought it was a beautiful museum and very well organized and interesting all the way through. I'm not usually all that captivated by artifacts,...More

Thank Rachy4812
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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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Response from Historiska M | Property representative |
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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