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Nationalmuseum

Sodra Blasieholmshamnen (closed for renovation) | Temporary exhibition space at Konstakademien, Fredsgatan 12, Stockholm, Sweden
+46 8 519 543 00
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As featured in 3 days in Stockholm
Ranked #57 of 161 Attractions in Stockholm
Type: Art Museums
Fee: Yes
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Traveler Description: National Museum in Stockholm is under renovation until 2017, the temporary location of its exhibits is at this location, Konstakademien Welcome to... more »
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Madrid, Spain
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25 reviews 25 reviews
14 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2014

I would expect that any national art collection closes in sections. Also, the official web page displays opening hours for "today" that do not correspond (as it is closed). This may be due to a very small collection, hence, no reason to phase the works. A disappointment

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2014

Closed for renovation until 2017. you can see some of their art (master of darkness, followers of caravaggio) at http://www.tripadvisor.com.tr/Attraction_Review-g189852-d4607461-Reviews-Royal_Academy_of_Fine_Arts-Stockholm.html

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Copenhagen, Denmark
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47 reviews 47 reviews
5 attraction reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2013

One of the smallest national art galleries in Europe. Has a very uneven collection consisting mainly of warbooty and a biased selection of 19th and 20th century paintings.

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Skovde, Sweden
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12 reviews 12 reviews
12 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2013

I only see the outside and wasn't able to get in. The museum is under renovation. Words has it that it'll open in 2016 or 2017.

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New York City, New York
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48 attraction reviews
100 helpful votes 100 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2013

Most of the important paintings on tour while the Gallery undergoes a major renovation. The Museum is mounting temporary exhibitions at the Konstakademien until the renovaitona are completed

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San Rafael, California
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113 reviews 113 reviews
27 attraction reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2013

We were shocked to see a historic exhibit. There is a section of the museum that chronicles the way Swedes lived for 300 years. Displays of dining rooms, bedrooms and kitchens over the years. When we got to the 1960's exhibit, it was our living room in Cincinnati, Ohio in 1966. The furniture, lamps and wall coverings were our things...we... More

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Austin, Texas
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54 reviews 54 reviews
24 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2013

Lots of interesting exhibitions--make sure you see the glasswork and interior design pieces. Useful as a overview of Swedish history, too.

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wimbledon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2013

for art lovers, this is the number one attraction in Stockholm and is one of the world's top museums, comprising an international collection of old masters paintings including Scandinavian art by masters such as Carl Larsson. There are also special exhibitions during the year. The museum is located on one of the city's many islands, now joined to the mainland.... More

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Stockholm
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314 reviews 314 reviews
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170 helpful votes 170 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2013

Lots of great art, Rembrandt, Goya, French baroque painters etc. Also statues, icons, furniture, porcelain, design. Permanent and exhibitions. Unfortunately it will close for four years in just a month time, so hurry! I guess they will find some sort of temporary site but I'm not sure.

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Sweden
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15 reviews 15 reviews
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18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2013

A beautiful old building which houses a decent year round collection and has regular outstanding exhibitions. A really good experience for culture lovers. Has a good coffee shop/restaurant so a nice place to spend an afternoon.

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