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The Swedish History Museum

13-17 Narvavaegen, Stockholm 114 60, Sweden
+46 8 519 556 00
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A must for viking fans

Amazing how many information and artefacts from the viking time you find in this wonderful museum... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
bobber1960
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Beuron, Germany
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A rich museum but small enough to take in all

The Historical Museum covers two floors of a large building. There’s a good light restaurant for... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Visitor_from_Athens
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Athens, Greece
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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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“gold room” (111 reviews)
“viking section” (22 reviews)
“bronze age” (7 reviews)
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Hours Today: 11:00 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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+46 8 519 556 00
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Amazing how many information and artefacts from the viking time you find in this wonderful museum, the presentation is fantastic, I highly recommend to everybody, for me one of the best museums I ever see, and no charge for entry, whow

Thank bobber1960
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Historical Museum covers two floors of a large building. There’s a good light restaurant for lunch and a pleasant gift shop. Likely the Viking exhibits are most popular, but the earlier prehistoric exhibits, also on the first floor, are well arranged. The second floor...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I loved the Viking display especially, a robust and very well laid out collection. I would recommend getting the audio guide as well. Also, the pre-history collection was quite good as well. As was the Gold room. Free admission was nice as well, and unexpected....More

Thank Troy R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The museum is well laid out and have some interactive activities for the visitors. The Viking section is very interesting. However, Sweden's so called 'nutrality' during the war, apart from saying it is controversial, barely mentioned. I suppose if you declare yourself nutral and then...More

Thank jordie2011
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited the Swedish History Museum to specifically see the Gold Room. The building is a bit off the tourist path, you’ll find it on the mainland on the way to museum island. It’s free admission and the gold room is the first room, just...More

Thank Angela837
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Well organized and with a lot of interactive stuff. You will need around 3h to visit this museum. There are several exhibitions. Free entrance.

Thank Ana L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

One of the Swedish museums that you can enter for free. If you go every 2-3 weeks, you will find new stuff to watch. Interesting for children and adults. Nice restaurant too

Thank Ibrahim E
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This museum has some fine artifacts and is very much oriented towards youngsters. It seems to encourage dialogue on social conventions as much as history, and while that is basically a good thing I found the set-up somewhat irritating, even patronising. However I am not...More

Thank Breadbird
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lots of artifacts and nicely organized exhibits of the settlement and people of Sweden. Free entry. There's a little cafe and the T stop is close by.

Thank 53sha
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We did not see the entire museum, just the first floor. The Viking portion of the museum covers an entire wing, with a second wing relating indirectly. The Viking section is quite interesting; it approaches the vikings from their cultural side, as opposed to their...More

Thank Skibumdude
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Carolyn C
10 May 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
9 May 2017|
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Response from Historiska M | Property representative |
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
12 January 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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