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Thiel Gallery (Thielska Galleriet)

Sjotullsbacken 6-8 | Djurgarden, Stockholm 115 25, Sweden (Östermalm)
46 (0)8-662 58 84
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Ranked #23 of 161 Attractions in Stockholm
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Type: Art Museums, Architectural Buildings
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Melbourne, Australia
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23 reviews 23 reviews
10 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014 NEW

An excursion by ferry to the Thielska Galleriet in Stockholm is perfect for a half day. Upon alighting from the ferry, a delightful walk along the shore past elegant mansions and then through shady woods brings the visitor to the former home of super-rich banker, Ernest Thiel. The paintings displayed in it are mostly by Carl Larsson,Edvard Munck and Liljefors,... More

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Seoul, South Korea
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014 NEW

This "house" shows a collection of Thiel, which includes Swedish painters and several works of Munk. It is not a big gallery, however, it was a cozy and comportable place to visit. There is a cafe where you can enjoy the view and relax.

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Tel Aviv, Israel
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

.This gallery isn't ranked as a top site We took the bus and went there. We found a beautiful collection. We didn't know most of the painters but Munch collection was worth the entire trip. Just great !

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7 reviews 7 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

The Theil Gallery is a major private art collection in Stockholm. The art displayed stems from a quite narrow time interval, I would rank about a quarter of the collection as high international class (in particular some Carl Larsson and August Strindberg works) whereas much of the rest has not stood the test of time. However, even more beautiful than... More

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Austria
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

We took the number 69 bus....the bustle of the city faded and the scenery quickly changed...a green quiet space on the water, the Theil Gallery. A chance to really see incredible masterful art in a space that allows you to absorb real beauty without the throb of a crowd. Encompassed is also the family connection you get with this venue.... More

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Stockholm, Sweden
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

An amazing place. A 19th century villa turned into a fantastic art gallery presenting all the important Scandinavian painters. Take bus 69 from the city. Or, if you are already at Djurgarden, enjoy a very nice walk.

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Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

I thoroughly recommend visiting the Thiel Gallery set beautifully in a park on Djurgarden. I enjoyed so much walking through the rooms housing a unique collection of paintings by Scandinavian artists. Also, the history of the owner of the residence, Ernst Thiel and his family is very interesting.

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

We accidentally discovered the existence of this entrancing museum through a flyer at the tourist office. Though English was not well supported--I had to plead for English translations of the Swedish captions-- the high quality of the artwork made up for it. A really enjoyable, individual place with an incredible backstory. Well worth a visit for any art lover.

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Stockholm, Sweden
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

Ulf Linde was one of the most powerful personalities within design and art and to leave Stockholm without celebrating his work, his love for the arts is necessary. The gallery is located in a lovely garden with beautiful sculptures. When you have enjoyed the art there is a restaurant where you can relax and enjoy the art in the building... More

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Mannheim
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2013

The Thiel Gallery is located in the formidable, huge and fantastically decorated villa of a banker, Mr. Thiel. It's a stunning collection of Nordic art, fantastic pictures, take your time (on the first floor you can get 'golf chairs' allowing you to sit wherever you want to. Some of the pictures, the furniture, indeed the whole setting is simply breathtaking.... More

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