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The Swedish History Museum

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One os the best museums

I strongly recommend everyone that is going to Stockholm to visit this free museum! It is just... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Daydream36701041905
Lots to see

This place is full of great finds over the years . Trouble is there is so much it would take you... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
Sally-Anne W
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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...more
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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13-17 Narvavaegen, Stockholm 114 60, Sweden
Östermalm
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+46 8 519 556 00
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I strongly recommend everyone that is going to Stockholm to visit this free museum! It is just incredible! History, archeology...just perfect! I went 3 times already and will go back for each guest I have

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

This place is full of great finds over the years . Trouble is there is so much it would take you hours to look and read all the information, free entrance which is always a bonus

Thank Sally-Anne W
Reviewed 10 October 2018

A free, informative and interesting museum- what more could you ask for? The Swedish History Museum is free for all, and does a great job at placing objects and items for exhibit comfortably within the afforded space, so you're able to move freely between everything....More

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Reviewed 29 September 2018 via mobile

Great museum! Loved the rune stones and other artifacts! Really enjoyed going through and learning about the history of Sweden, the Old Norse folk, Scandinavia etc.

Thank jvtourinho
Reviewed 29 September 2018

Its a huge museum complex and can be considered the best in Nordics region. Spent almost 2 hours in the museum and didnt get bored.

1  Thank Sunil G
Reviewed 26 September 2018 via mobile

We have toured well known museums like Vasa an Nobel, and thoroughly enjoyed them. The Swedish history Museum, in our opinion, topped them all. We spent about three hours looking at the Viking exhibits, the gold room, and Middle Ages floor. Fascinating look at how...More

Thank Dan C
Reviewed 22 September 2018

This museum was a personal highlight of my trip. painstakingly detailed with state of the art galleries, its a must do.

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Reviewed 17 September 2018 via mobile

Visited the Swedish history museum since it was free and had additional exhibitions on such as the Viking age. We spent 4-5h in the museum. Best part was the Vikings, the gold room and the Swedish history where you track the timeline from room to...More

Thank Jorgen L
Reviewed 17 September 2018 via mobile

Since we were with a group we saw very little of the large museum. Our visit concentrated on Viking gold and burials. The exhibits on the Vikings were well presented and interesting. There was actual Viking gold jewelry and real rune stones. There was some...More

Thank Mmarymomm
Reviewed 15 September 2018

History of Sweden, cultural information, temporary Vikings exhibit, all very interesting and well-laid out. Many state-run museums are free, including this one.

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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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