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Stockholm for young kids

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Stockholm for young kids
The Swedish capital and surrounding area is very kid-friendly. Take advantage of the opportunity to have everyone in the family entertained.
Good for: Families, Groups, Seniors, Individuals
Seasons: Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter
 
Skansen Open-Air Museum
Skansen Open-Air Museum

Skansen is the world's first open-air museum, founded in 1891. Here you can stroll through five centuries of Swedish history, from north to south, with a real sense of the past all around the historical buildings and dwellings, peopled by characters in period dress. Living history over 150 dwellings and other buildings from all over Sweden have been dismantled and reassembled in an area... More

Skansen is the world's first open-air museum, founded in 1891. Here you can stroll through five centuries of Swedish history, from north to south, with a real sense of the past all around the historical buildings and dwellings, peopled by characters in period dress. Living history over 150 dwellings and other buildings from all over Sweden have been dismantled and reassembled in an area of 300 000 m2 at Skansen. You can travel back in time and meet people from the past. On summer evenings you can also come along and watch traditional Swedish folk dancing! Skansen Zoo at Skansen you will find both domestic and wild Nordic animals such as bears, wolves and lynx. Don't miss our guided tours in English during the summer and in December. Our newly-opened Children's Zoo gives youngsters the opportunity to meet a variety of interesting animals.Added attractions Skansen hold a traditional celebrations to mark occasions such as Walpurg is Night, Midsummer and Christmas. Enjoy a delicious meal in one of the restaurants with breathtaking views over Stockholm. And don't miss our Museum shop, selling traditional handicrafts and Swedish design products. Less

Fee: Yes      Duration of visit: 1-2 hours
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Tom Tits Experiment
Tom Tits Experiment

With 16,000 square meters of space, there is plenty here to keep your kid entertained. It is both an activity center and interactive children's museum.

Fee: Yes      Duration of visit: 1-2 hours
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Kulturhuset
Kulturhuset

This is what you might call a cultural "fun house for all ages." Here, you'll find a café, several floors dedicated to effectively entertaining a kid, and contemporary culture exhibits.

Fee: No      Duration of visit: 1-2 hours
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Junibacken
Junibacken

Junibacken is a fun kids' museum with a literary and household theme. Experience the characters of many popular Scandinavian children's stories as well as some artwork appealing to children.

Fee: Yes      Duration of visit: 1-2 hours
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National Museum of Science and Technology
National Museum of Science and Technology

This museum offers exhibits that focus on the evolution of space-related technology, as well as some hands-on activities for kids.

Fee: Yes      Duration of visit: 1-2 hours
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The Nobel Museum
The Nobel Museum

The Nobel Museum offers exhibits on the history of the prize and its winners.

Fee: Yes      Duration of visit: 1-2 hours
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Fjarilshuset (Butterfly House)
Fjarilshuset (Butterfly House)

This indoor tropical nature preserve provides a nice escape from the cold. There are more than 700 types of butterflies in a 3,000-square-meter indoor habitat, as well as many different plants and animals.

Fee: Yes      Duration of visit: 1-2 hours
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Aquaria Water Museum
Aquaria Water Museum

This is Stockholm's aquarium. It has a sizeable tropical fish collection and South American rainforest exhibit. Check out the Nordic water life exhibit.

Fee: Yes      Duration of visit: 1-2 hours
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