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The Swedish History Museum

13-17 Narvavaegen, Stockholm 114 60, Sweden
+46 8 519 556 00
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Free admission, excellent collections

The best bits for us were the Viking and Dark Age displays. These had remains from numerous graves... read more

Reviewed today
Tranmere10
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Oxford, United Kingdom
Very Good

First off this museum is free of charge. So that's a huge plus. It has a complete history of... read more

Reviewed yesterday
JhibbnJuno
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Frankfort, Kentucky
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The Swedish History Museum is one of Sweden's largest museums. Tens of thousands of people come here every year to explore one of the biggest Viking exhibitions in the world, to be amazed by gold and silver treasures in the Gold Room and to marvel at the museum's unique Medieval Art. Free admission Free entry for all visitors.
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Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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13-17 Narvavaegen, Stockholm 114 60, Sweden
Ostermalm
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Reviewed today

The best bits for us were the Viking and Dark Age displays. These had remains from numerous graves which make the Sutton Hoo remains in the UK appear to be an outlier of a wealthy burial tradition based in Sweden. The prehistoric material, though good,...More

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

First off this museum is free of charge. So that's a huge plus. It has a complete history of Sweden from 900-now. Very informative and very easy to navigate. We were there for 2 hours and it was time well spent. Go to this place...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago

Very good Historic museeum and a large one. If you want to learn about the Swedish history from the Vikings. A matter of fact it is one of the largest about Vikings and very interrested. This summer you can try to feel like a Viking...More

Thank Fredde_gbg
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

It's free so you can't go wrong. It has some great aspects to the museum and interesting displays. I found the way they displayed it a little odd though. The Viking section wasn't what I expected it to be but still very interesting. It's worth...More

Thank hazzamarri2442
Reviewed 1 week ago

We spent a wonderful 3 hours exploring the Viking displays and the historical displays. Many kids were outside in the courtyard playing with the interactive activities and games. We loved it.

Thank Paula W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very fun to visit during the summer with outdoor activaty. Look and read alot about the vikings and nordic history. Close to Djurgården, only a 5 min walk.

Thank nicoletb2017
Reviewed 1 week ago

This museum has an interesting approach to how it presents Sweden's history. It is built in the form of a walking path, chronologically following events, etc through history. It has a nice collection of items. I found the curation very confusing because items discussed often...More

Thank Paul K
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very good chronological detail of events in history since the 13th century. One caution. At the top of the first set of stairs the arrow suggests going right. If you go this way you really tend to go from modern times backward. Go straight ahead...More

Thank colmac53
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We got great information from the Information Desk about how to best use our two hours of time in the museum. We were lucky to arrive shortly before a tour of the Viking Exhibit in English began. There are also exhibits spanning prehistoric times to...More

Thank NanNorth
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had mixed emotions about this museum. The vikings section was nice but I thought it could have given even more information. Some artefacts exhibitions were a bit weird (toothbrushes?). Goldroom was boring. But, the timeline upstairs was nice, amongst other things. And it's free....More

Thank Martz560
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Carolyn C
May 10, 2017|
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Response from Historiska M | Property representative |
Hi carolyn, We have lockers in different sizes and the biggest ones can hold at least a cabin bag. Talk to our staff at the information desk and they will guide and help you. Very welcome!
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Cristina V
May 9, 2017|
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Hi Cristina, We have lockers in different sizes and the biggest ones certainly can hold a cabin bag. Talk to our staff at the information desk and they will guide and help you. Very welcome!
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ymaybee
January 12, 2015|
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Response from CharleneSokal | Reviewed this property |
Agree withe the rarezombi answer above. The museum staff could answer this better than any visitor. They are aware of the schedule of the museum. Note the staff was well versed in English, including those dealing with... More
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