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The Swedish History Museum

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The Swedish History Museum

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13-17 Narvavaegen, Stockholm 114 84 Sweden
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ÖstermalmstorgStockholm Metro12 min
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Cynicoren wrote a review Aug 2020
Beersheba, Israel2,430 contributions208 helpful votes
This one obviously covers the history of Sweden from different perspectives - religious artifacts and paintings, information about the history of life in Scandinavia and Sweden, Vikings and runes, wars, historical artifacts, and the Gold room (where they show ancient jewelry). There is a lot of info in English, and while there's abundance of info, the display itself feel somewhat lackluster. The thing I liked the most was just outside the museum - activities to demonstrate viking life - like using a bow and arrow, baking, etc. If you are interested in the history of the Swedish people you must visit the museum, but expect nothing fancy.
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Date of experience: September 2019
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Jon4fun wrote a review Jul 2020
London, United Kingdom73 contributions29 helpful votes
A fine museum well thought through, impressive treasure exhibition and clear narrative throughout; nice tea garden.
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Date of experience: July 2020
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Kirrily K wrote a review Jan 2020
Surfers Paradise, Australia9 contributions8 helpful votes
We visited the Viking Museum just by chance as I was worried that it may not be suitable for teenagers . My 16yr old loved it as did my 10 yr old . Alex the guide was fantastic. He definitely made it fun and real . He engaged all of the crowd and was very informative. alex even had a sword fight with my kids which was fun to watch . Thankyou Alex and the other staff for making our experience so good .Make sure you visit you won’t be disappointed .
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Date of experience: January 2020
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Carlos B wrote a review Jan 2020
London, Canada1,041 contributions41 helpful votes
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Go enjoy the history of Sweden, that I fell in love with. This museum free and very organized and nice.
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Date of experience: July 2019
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Explorer T wrote a review Jan 2020
Singapore, Singapore220 contributions17 helpful votes
Amazing museum!! Free entry and the exhibits inside are interesting and some are interactive. The Vikings section was closed and will only be opened in spring 2020. One can easily spend two - three hours inside. Good for family and kids.
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Date of experience: January 2020
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