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Museum of Dance (Dansmuseet)

Gustav Adolfs torg 22-24, Stockholm, Sweden (Norrmalm)
46 8 441 76 50
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Ranked #98 of 143 attractions in Stockholm
Type: Museums
Most recent review
- Mar 9, 2013
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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2013

I went with a friend who is very interested in the subject, and expected a few hours of boredom. However - I wasn't. I truly enjoyed myself - the exhibitions dealing with dancing in foreign countries are especially fascinating...

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2013

This is a really small museum which exhibits interesting pieces about the world of dance. I liked it because it also shows the information about dance culture around the world. I was expecting more but I was not disappointed, I wish there would be more interest so they developed the exhibition and make it more attractive. It won't take a... More

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Whangarei, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2012

Thus is a real find and treasure, recommended by a theatre friend. Apart from the permanent exhibitions, which include amazing costumes designed by Bakst for Diaghilev and the Ballets Russes and a set by Fernand Leger, in addition to masks and ceremonial clothing from Africa, the Swedish ballet also figured prominently at the same time as the Diaghilev group. A... More

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London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2012

A small exhibition that is free - the collection of tribal masks and theatrical costumes from Asian and other countries is much more interesting than the main ballet/dance related exhibits.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2005

This museum had little liveliness - mainly a maze of mannequins and pictures in various past-century dance costumes behind glass showcases...very little contemporary ballet, jazz, folk. I'd have liked several on-demand movies/videos of the progression of dance styles from the 12th to current centuries...in Sweden and worldwide. There was no one to talk to, no guides, no literature, historical or... More

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