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Museum of Mediterranean and Near Eastern Antiquitie

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A bit of the Med in Scandinavia

Located in the center of town across the square from the Opera house. Pleasant shop. Very... read more

Reviewed April 28, 2019
Peter B
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Stockholm, Sweden
Interesting,free Near Eastern Museum

A good museum,many artefacts and worth spending a few hours here,especially as it is one of the... read more

Reviewed December 31, 2018
Jane P
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Rainham, United Kingdom
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Experience the culture, aesthetics and traditionsof the Mediterranean region – in the middle of Stockholm city.
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2 Fredsgatan | Gustav Adolfs Torg, Stockholm 111 52, Sweden
Norrmalm
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Reviewed June 26, 2019 via mobile

After a day of yanking my “Stockholm Pass” out of my pocket every time we went around the corner it was aqq shock to find out this museum is free. There was some amazing Egyptian and Assyrian stuff but I was there for the Ancient...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank William M
Reviewed June 1, 2019

We made a point to stop by this Museum and we were not disappointed at all by what we saw there. They have done a wonderful job in displaying and laying out the different areas and ages. Don't miss the very bottom floors!

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank 299PFrank
Reviewed April 28, 2019

Located in the center of town across the square from the Opera house. Pleasant shop. Very interesting exhibitions, especially the Egyptian one. Nice cafeteria/bar.

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Peter B
Reviewed March 21, 2019

You can explore ancient Egypt, Greece, Rome and Cyprus in the middle of Stockholm and all that for free. The museum is located at Gustav Adolfs Torg near the Royal Opera house. Don't forget to visit the upstairs Bagdad Cafe where you can eat eastern...More

Date of experience: March 2019
1  Thank Mikael F
Reviewed February 17, 2019 via mobile

We spent 2h at Medelhavetsmuseet, enjoying its collection of primarily Cypriot and Egyptian antiquities. The artefacts around Cyprus were really surprising. They come from Swedish archaeology excavations in the early 1930's and the statues were astonishing. The highlight is the recently refreshed Egyptian collection, which...More

Date of experience: February 2019
2  Thank BillGWB
Reviewed December 31, 2018

A good museum,many artefacts and worth spending a few hours here,especially as it is one of the free museums. Exhibits are clearly labelled as is the information about them. The idea of having the cafe amoungst some of the exhibits upstairs is quirky and rather...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank Jane P
Reviewed December 13, 2018

The museum displays (and explains) findings from early Egyptian times via ancient Greece and Rome to the Medieval period. The emphasis is on Egypt, with an impressive collection of artifacts that give a window into the thinking and cultures during several thousands of years around...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Arn E
Reviewed October 3, 2018

Free museum with egyptian and some roman and greek exhibits. Plenty of artifacts and historical notes.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Vaheteiole
Reviewed September 18, 2018 via mobile

This museum was fairly empty which is such a shame. It contains one of the most beautiful collections of artifacts of the Middle Earth that I've ever seen. Allow yourself two hours because there is so much to see. Very nice gift shop and cafe.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Scubachick59
Reviewed August 31, 2018

The Mediterranean Museum is free to enter and primarily focuses on artefacts and cultures around the Mediterranean Sea. The highlight of the museum is the Egyptian displays which show lots of cool and interesting artefacts as well as a mummy. The Greek and Cypriot displays...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Drottninggatan, and to Stockholm icons like the
Sergels Torg glass obelisk, the famous Hay Market with
its Carl Milles sculptures, and the Hötorget
Skyscrapers, a sight on every other Stockholm
postcard. Norrmalm is also home to Sweden’s most
traditional department stores Nordiska Kompaniet and
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