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Swedish Museum of Natural History

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Address: 40 Frescativaegen, Stockholm 114 18, Sweden
Phone Number: 468.519.540.00

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nice museum

it has the usual characters you find in a natural history museum (insects, stuffed birds, dino skeletons). nice, clean and open museum that was not over crowded and educational.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

it has the usual characters you find in a natural history museum (insects, stuffed birds, dino skeletons). nice, clean and open museum that was not over crowded and educational.

Thank travellingangie
Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have been to this place a few times and it is beside the university. They have the Cosmonova and visit that as well. Take your time and be amazed.

Thank John M
Pasadena, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The history of the Viking people from the beginning. Very well laid out with good explanations and a variety of exhibits.

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Linkoping, Sweden
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We mainly went for one of the temporary exhibitions and had very low expectations for the rest of the museum. But the first impression was that the building, and some of the surrounding buildings, is worth a trip in itself. Then once we had seen our exhibition we went and saw the rest of the museum and it was both... More 

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Budapest, Hungary
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 5, 2016

Easy to find and there is car parking place not free, but the museum can be visited without entrance fee. We started in the restaurant, the lax was nice and tasty. The most interesting part was the Fossils and Evolution exhibition.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 30, 2016 via mobile

The building is impressive and it holds a huge natural history collection. The dinosaurs exhibition is small but well done and popular with younger kids. The Swedish nature exhibition is great too, although others look abit dated. The artic wing was closed for renovation

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Jammu, India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 26, 2016

I didn't had time to go inside. I could only see this from outside. You can get to this place by Tram, Hop n Hop off bus or public buses. Tram will be best option, as it will drop you to the nearest. This is near VASA Museum.

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York, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 25, 2016

We spent a wet afternoon here with two young children and there was plenty to keep everyone interested! The museum is very well set out with many interesting exhibits. I think we could have spent a few mor hours there!

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Sarpsborg, Norway
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 11, 2016

The museum gives you a display of different animals and plants living in the Scandinavian area, as well as other parts of the World. However, the displays were at times a bit boring and dusty, very traditional. Nothing compared to the wonderful museum of Natural History in Washington D.C. (The Smithsonian). We watched a short film in their Cosmonova theater.... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 4, 2016

My wife and I in our late 60's were looking for some place to go on a rainy day and this fit the bill. Interesting museum with a good selection of historical items, furniture,y etc on the top two floors. Free guide so you can actually lean about the item you are interested in. Forgot the Introductory English tour which... More 

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With its high-end shopping facilities and Michelin-starred restaurants, Östermalm is definitely the poshest part of central Stockholm. Here you will find Stockholm’s most majestic residential buildings, a beautiful market hall from 1888 displaying gourmet foods from around the world and the Swedish Royal Dramatic Theatre with its awe-inspiring architecture. At night, legendary nightclubs make the perfect location to observe the natives (and those aspiring to become natives of this exclusive neighborhood) in their natural habitat and to enjoy the latest produce of the Swedish house music scene.
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