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The Swedish History Museum

13-17 Narvavaegen, Stockholm 114 60, Sweden
+46 8 519 556 00
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Viking Displays and Gold Room Excel

We went here specifically to see the displays focused on the Viking era (800 to 1050 AD) and to... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Rumples
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Tucson, Arizona
One of the few free museums in Stockholm and probably on of the best

We spent 90 minutes here and only saw on part. We had limited time so we went round the Viking... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Oldtuggo
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Manchester
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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%
  • Poor1%
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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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+46 8 519 556 00
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We went here specifically to see the displays focused on the Viking era (800 to 1050 AD) and to gawk at the gold and silver items (Bronze Age to the Middle Ages) in the Gold Room. Both proved to be a worthwhile investment of vacation...More

1  Thank Rumples
Reviewed 5 days ago

We spent 90 minutes here and only saw on part. We had limited time so we went round the Viking history section we did not have time to visit the Gold Room which we understand is very good. The Viking Section was very interesting and...More

Thank Oldtuggo
Reviewed 6 days ago

Most of the museums in Sweden are interactive. This one too, very informative and interesting. When I was there it was even free of charge. It starts the tell from the Vikings national propaganda and continues with the later medieval and modern part of the...More

Thank VihrenMitev
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is an exceptional museum. You can easily spend 1/2 a day here and not get bored. It is best museum in Stockholm. Many Viking artifacts. Really special.

Thank am08540
Reviewed 1 week ago

We went to the Swedish History Museum on a whim, since the reviews were good, it was within walking distance, and our other tour was cancelled. I am very glad that we did. This museum provides information, but it also asks you to think about...More

1  Thank IHaveTimeIWillTravel
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This museum is free. It was designed well and understanding Baltic culture, history and tradition are very good. There are a lot of historical material.

Thank Mikail B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you like museums, you'll like this one. It's not one of the best museums I've ever been to, but it is a good one. I wish it had done a more thorough job explaining the waxing and waning of the Swedish empire and why...More

1  Thank KerryandTim
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went here for a few hours and really enjoyed my time there. I'm very interested in the Vikings era and this museum had a lot of very interesting stories and exhibits covering that period. Also with Stockholm being so expensive my wallet appreciated the fact...More

Thank HailHail1888
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We weren't planning to visit this museum, but read a description and decided to check it out. It is great. Make sure to use the audio ap for your phone. I had to return to the info desk where the signal was strongest a few...More

Thank EmeraldTravelot
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Especially the viking exhibition and the treasure room are must, when you visit this museum in the center of Stockholm

1  Thank R1340HJstefans
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Carolyn C
Do you have lockers for luggage? Kind regards, Carolyn
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
Can you tell me if there are lockers for cabin size suitcases where I can store my luggage while visiting the Museum?
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
Wondering if the kids program is in english during weeks 14 and 15.
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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