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Medieval Museum

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Neighborhood: Södermalm
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Address: 3 Stroemparterren | Norrbro, Stockholm 111 30, Sweden (Formerly Museum of Medieval Stockholm)
Phone Number: +46 8 508 317 90
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12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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Hours:
Tue 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Wed 12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Thu - Sun 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Fee: Yes
Description:

History comes alive again! Visit the medieval Stockholm, meet the people...

History comes alive again! Visit the medieval Stockholm, meet the people and hear stories from the everyday life, explore reconstructed brick buildings, warehouses and workshops. The museum is built around the around the findings from the largest excavation in Stockholm. Our underground exhibition features 55 meters of the original 16th century town wall, a medieval graveyard and a war ship.

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Primer to Stockholm's history, for free

You don't need to spend too long here, but it's new and it's free, so you can't argue. For a medium-sized museum, it's pretty comprehensive, covering Stockholm's founding... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 days ago
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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

You don't need to spend too long here, but it's new and it's free, so you can't argue. For a medium-sized museum, it's pretty comprehensive, covering Stockholm's founding, agriculture, law, religion and craft. It's slightly obscured under the bridge it's on, but we didn't have too much trouble finding it. You need coins to put backpacks in the locker (coin... More 

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Coimbra, Portugal
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Amazing museum with no entrance fee that shows us the story of this great city, going back to post-viking occupation. See how people used to live back in the day and learn how was their daily work.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were in doubt whether to visit the Medieval museum and I am happy we did it! Very nice place, free of charge, good for kids, interesting, well decorated, stories told in a light and attractive style...

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Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Medieval Museum is reached at the foot of a flight of steps near the parliament building. Passing through a small shop you descend a short corridor into a large area excavated from underneath the Helgeandsholmen island. It includes a 55m long stretch of the original city wall, but is largely given over to a number of reconstructions of how... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stumbled across this one by total chance. It started to rain and we saw a sign for a museum. It was free to enter, donations accepted I believe, and is quite a small venue but really gave a good picture of how the area was populated and founded. It is not particularly exciting, i.e. may not keep kids occupied... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The displays of armour for both knights and horses was impressive and well displayed There was a great deal to keep children interested.

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County Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 3, 2016

This Museum is located under the Norrbro (Northern) bridge, nearby the Royal Palace. Watch out for the sign "Medeltidsmuseum". The old centre of Stockholm used to be here. Its very easy to imagine yourself right in the midst of the Middle Ages as the Museum is designed so that visitors walk through the Medieval town, enter some of the houses... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 30, 2016

We went here to pick up a map tp do The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo self tour, but decided to have a look around. It is under the Norrbro (bridge). Might be easily missed but there is an elevator down to the main entrance. It is very pleasant walking around the exibits and watching a short film about the... More 

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Canton, Michigan, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 23, 2016

This museum gives a look into the medieval life in Stockholm. Built around the ancient stone wall discovered when they were digging for a new parking garage, the museum has many artifacts from the earliest eras of Stockholm, and also some recreated skeletal remains, to give an idea of what some of the residents may have looked like.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 13, 2016

While crossing the bridge from Royal Palace look for banners as you go down steps and it is tucked under the bridge sort of on an inlet. Very nice it is real depiction of the streets and buildings, ships during the medival times. It is free and you can get a audio set. Cross over the bridge lots of restaurants... More 

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