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“Interesting & interactive”

Swedish Museum of Performing Arts
Ranked #110 of 310 things to do in Stockholm
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Owner description: Welcome to a whole new experience! Step into the worls of dance, theatre and music - where innovation and cultural heritage meet. A Stage - a Forum - A Voice. A museum of human creativity. The main exhibition On Stage places the visitor in the spotlight, encouraging you to explore the performing arts through your own creativity.
Northampton, United Kingdom
Level 4 Contributor
35 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
“Interesting & interactive”
Reviewed August 28, 2012

A small music and theatre museum, close to the Army Museum. Some nice interactive areas for children of all ages. Some of the exhibits on the website are no longer there (folk instruments for example), at least short term, but the staff were excellent and went out of their way to help, including showing me one exhibit from the storeroom, when I enquired.

Visited August 2012
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Cobham, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
“A bit of a 'Work in Progress'”
Reviewed April 21, 2012

Not as much to do as they would have you believe. I think we have more musical instruments in our home than this place. And you probably do too. There seems to be a lot of - Under Construction - so this bodes well. If you like kids screaming and banging tunelessly on things, this is for you.

Visited April 2012
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Cold, nasty Michigan
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47 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
“My favorite place in Stockholm!”
Reviewed December 22, 2011

This museum is amazing and so much fun for children. We had to practically tear my 1-year-old grandson away from the instruments, he had so much fun playing them and hearing the different sounds. Unfortunately, we didn't have time to view the upper rooms; we only went to the basement and first floor. We only had 2 hours there before it closed, and we easily could have spent the day there! I plan on going there again with my grandson the next time I visit them in Stockholm! The only bad part was that it was hard to find in the "dark" winter time! The entrance is in an alley, and with the darkness coming so early in the winter, it makes it very difficult to find. But it is definnitely well worth the effort!

Visited December 2011
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Chiba, Japan
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“Unique museum”
Reviewed November 28, 2011

This museum was our fourth stop in Stockholm. Beside the Vasa, this is an interesting place and it could be far more than that to music lovers like us, especially classical. There’s a lot of musical items and instruments from famous authors and writers from all over the world. The instruments have their own categories from different milestones. Very worth the money!

Visited November 2011
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Ireland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
“Brilliant!”
Reviewed November 7, 2011

We had so much fun here. It is so interactive. Well worth a visit no matter what your age!

Visited October 2011
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