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    Museum in Stockholm.... part 5

    by sim1 Updated Feb 5, 2006

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    Cornelis Vreeswijkmuseet
    Museum about the life and work of swedish musician Cornelis Vreeswijk.
    Trångsund 8
    Tel: +46 8 667 73 65
    Opening hours: Open during summer between 12-16 daily
    Admission free

    Cosmonova
    Planetarium and Imax Theatre with films in the world’s largest film format. I really liked the Imax Theatre, you can read more about Cosmonova on previous must see tips.
    At the Swedish Museum of Natural History
    Frescativägen 40
    Getting there: Bus 40, 540, subway Universitetet
    Tel: 08-519 551 30
    Opening hours: All year: shows Tue-Sun each hour between 10-19
    Admission fee: Adult 75 SEK, 5-18 years 50 SEK, Child less than 5 years is not allowed

    County Museum (Stockholms länsmuseum) and Stockholm County Art Museum, (Länskonstmuseet)
    The museum covers the geographical area of the County of Stockholm with the exception of the City of Stockholm. Exhibitions held at the museum together with outings and trips arranged by the museum
    Sabbatsbergsvägen 6 --> moving to Dieselverkstaden in Sickla, Nacka
    Opening hours: Closed until May 2006

    Cultural Centre (Kulturhuset i Stockholm)
    Focal point of Stockholms cultural life: exhibitions, performances and literature.
    Sergels Torg. 3
    Getting there: subway Centralen
    Tel: 08-508 315 08
    Opening hours and admission fee: depending on shows, see website for more information

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    Museum in Stockholm... part 3

    by sim1 Updated Feb 5, 2006

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    Bellmanhuset (Bellman the poets house)
    Visit the house of the famous Stockholm poet Carl Michael Bellman (1770-1774). The house is located in the heart of Södermalm, at Götgatsbacken.
    Urvädersgränd 3
    Tel: 08 640 22 29
    Getting there: subway Slussen, exit Götgatsbacken. Walk north on Götgatan ofr 50 metres. Urvädersgränd is the first crossing to the right.
    Opening hours: Mostly on the first Sunday of the month, 13.00 (check website for times!)
    Entrance fee: 60 SEK

    Bellmanmuseet (Bellman museum)
    Small museum on the famous Stockholm poet Carl Michael Bellman (1770-1774).
    Stora Henriksvik (Långholmen)
    Tel: 08 669 69 69
    Opening hours: May-Sep: Sat-Sun 12-16, Jul-Aug: 12-18
    Entrance fee: 30 SEK, Child: free

    Bergianska Botanical Garden (Bergianska Botaniska Trädgåren)
    Botanical garden with more than 8000 species. Edvard Anderssons Conservatory: Guided tour which shows a very nice and modern greenhouse with interesting exhibitions, 4 or 5 different climate zones. A must see on my own to do list! :-)
    Frescati
    Tel: 08-545 917 00
    Getting there: subway Universitetet + Bus 40, 540
    Opening hours: park open all year daily 8-21, Free entrance
    Greenhouses: Opening hours: 11.00-17.00, Entrance fee: 50 kronor (2 children free if with parents)
    Victoriahuset: 1 May - 2 October: Mon-Fri 11.00 - 16.00, Sat-Sun: 11.00-17.00, Jun-Sep also open Thu until 20.00, Entrance fee: 20 SEK

    Biologiska museet (Museum of Biology)
    Diorama with Nordic animals displayed in their ecological habitats
    Djurgården / Hazeliusporten
    Getting there: Bus 44, 47
    Tel: +46 (0)8-442 82 15
    Opening hours: Oct - Mar: Tue-Fri 12.00-15.00, Sat, Sun: 10.00-15.00. Apr - Sep: all days 11.00 - 16.00
    Free entrance with Stockholm Card
    Admission fee: Adult: 30 SEK, 6-15 years 10 SEK

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    Museum in Stockholm... part 2

    by sim1 Updated Feb 5, 2006

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    Armemuseum (Royal Army Museum)
    The history of the Swedish Army
    Riddargatan 13,
    Tel: 08-788 95 60
    Getting there: subway Östmalmstorg (Sibyllegatan exit) or take bus 47 for Djurgården and get off at Nybroplan..
    Opening hours: All year: Wed-Sun 11-16, Tue 11-20
    Free admission!

    Aquaria Water Museum (Aquaria Vattenmuseum)
    Living rainforest, tropic and nordic water environments.
    Falkenbergsgatan 2, Djurgården
    Tel 08-660 49 40
    Getting there: Bus 44, 47, Djurgård ferry
    Opening hours: Tue-Sun 10 -16:30
    Free entrance with Stockholm Card
    Admission fee: Adults: 70 SEK, Pensioners: 60 SEK, 6-15 years: 35 SEK

    Astrid Lindgrens world of stories (Junibacken)
    A house full of mischief, mirth and magic. The story train offers a fantastic journey through Astrid Lindgrens world of stories.
    Djurgården
    Getting there: Bus 44 from Karlaplan, 47 from Norrmalmstorg.
    Opening hours: Sep – May Tue – Sun 10 -17, Jun + Aug: Daily 10 – 17, Jul: Daily 9 - 19
    Free entrance with Stockholm Card
    Entrance fee: adult 110 SEK, Seniors 95 SEK, 3 – 15 years 95 SEK, 0 – 2 years free

    August Stringberg Museum (Strindbergsmuseet)
    August Strindbergs last home and library. Paintings books and photos.
    Drottninggatan 85
    Getting there: subway Rådmansgatan, Bus 52, 59
    Tel: 08-411 53 54
    Opening Hours: Tue-Sun 12-16; March-Oct: Tue 12-19, Wed-Sun 12-16., Mon: closed
    The museum is closed 1/1, 14/4, 6/6, 23-24/6, 23-24/12 and 31/12

    Admission free Guided tours SEK 20,-.

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    Museum in Stockholm.... part 8

    by sim1 Updated Nov 5, 2005

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    Gripsholm Castle


    Färgfabriken
    A leading experimental centre for art, architecture and design. In connection to Färgfabriken, the Erik Höglund Collection is on display.
    Lövholmsbrinken1
    Getting there: subway Liljeholmen
    Tel: 08-645 07 07
    Opening hours: Open during exhibitions: Thu-Sun 12 -18
    Free entrance with Stockholm Card
    Entrance fee: Adult 40 SEK, Child free

    Gripsholm Castle
    Royal castle with decorated rooms and portraits from four centuries
    Gripsholm Castle is at Lake Mälaren, about 70 km west from Stockholm, at the village of Mariefred. 45 min. by car. It's a popular dayout from Stockholm and that's why I thought it would be appropriate to include it in this list.
    Getting there: train Läggesta + bus, Boat S/S Mariefred from Stadshusbron
    More info about Gripsholm Castle on my Gripsholm page
    Tel: 0159–101 94
    Opening hours: May 15th - Sep 15th : daily 10 – 16, Sep 16th - May 14th : Sat – Sun and holidays 12 – 15, Closed Dec 24, Dec 25, Dec 31st
    Free entrance with Stockholm Card
    Entrance fee: adult 60 SEK, Students 30 SEK

    Gustav III´s Museum of Antiquities
    Royal castle with decorated rooms and portraits from four centuries
    Collection of classical sculptures purchased by King Gustav III during his journey to Italy (1783–84). This is Sweden’s oldest public art museum, recently renovated.
    Getting there: Underground Gamla Stan or Bus 3, 43, 46, 55, 59, 76. The museum is located at the Royal Castle
    Tel: +46 8 402 61 30
    Opening hours: 15 May - 26 Jun daily 10 – 16; 27 Jun - 14 Aug: daily 10-17; 15 Aug - 31 Aug: daily 10-16: 1 Sep - 18 Sep: Tue-Sun 12-15
    Free entrance with Stockholm Card
    Entrance fee: adult 80 SEK, Child 35 SEK

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    Museum in Stockholm.... part 6

    by sim1 Updated Oct 29, 2005

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    Drottiningholms Slott


    National museum of Cultural History (Nordiska Museet)
    Discover Swedens history through every day life and holidays
    Djurgårdsvägen 6-16 at Djurgårdensbron.
    Getting there: Bus 44, 47, 49
    Tel: 08-519 560 00
    Opening hours: Mon-Fri 10-16, Sat - Sun 11-17. From 1 June until 31 Aug daily 10-17 Limited opening times during holidays. Closed on Midsummer, Christmas and New Year
    Free entrance, with the exception of several exhibitions

    Dance Museum (Dansmuseet)
    Museum for performing arts and visual arts
    Gustav Adolfs Torg 22-24
    Getting there: Bus 46,3,53,59,62,65, subway Kungsträdgården
    Tel: 08-441 76 50
    Opening hours: Jun - Aug Mon – Fri 11 – 16, Sat – Sun 12 – 16
    Sep – May Tue - Fri 11-16, Sat – Sun 12 – 16, Mondays closed
    Free admission to the museum collection
    Temporary exhibitions: 40SEK, Children till 12 free

    Drottningsholm Palace (Drottningholms Slott)
    Royal Palace in baroque style. Home of the Swedish royal family. Very nice garden and don’t forget to visit the ‘Castle China’ inside the garden!
    Ekerö
    Getting there: subway Brommaplan + bus 301-323, boat from Stadshuskajen
    Tel: 08-402 62 80
    Opening hours: Oct - Apr Sat. - Sun. 12.00 - 15.30, Sept daily 12.00 - 15.30, May - Aug daily 10.00 - 16.30
    Free entrance with Stockholm Card
    Entrance fee: Adult 60, Child 30SEK

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    Museum in Stockholm... part 15

    by sim1 Written Feb 3, 2004

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    Skansen


    The Sculpture house (Skulpturens Hus)
    Old Nobel industry, now a contemporary exhibition hall of sculpture. Small exhibition about Alfred Nobel.
    Vinterviksvägen 60
    Getting there: Subway Aspudden / Liljeholmen + bus 133
    Tel: 08-19 62 00
    Opening hours: Open when exhibitions Wed – Sun 11 -17
    Entrance fee: Adult 40 SEK, 0 – 18 years free, Seniors and Students 30 SEK

    Sigtuna Museum
    Archaelogical exhibition on Sigtuna 1000 years ago
    Stora gatan 55, Sigtuna. Sigtuna is about 50 kilometres north of Stockholm.
    Getting there: Train to Märsta + bus 570, 575, 584 to Siguna. Boat from Stadshusbron
    Tel: 08-597 838 70
    Opening hours: Oct – Apr Tue – Sun 12 – 16. I don’t know the opening hours for the rest of the year.
    Entrance fee: Adutl 30 SEK, Seniors + Students 20 SEK, 0 – 15 years free

    Skansen Open-air Museum and Zoological Gardens
    Open-air museum with 150 historical buildings, handicraft, zoo, aquaria, etc. Absolutely best in the summer., the place comes alive in the summertime.
    Djurgården
    Getting there: Bus 44, 47 or ferry from Slussen
    Tel: 08-442 80 00
    Opening hours: Jan – Apr 10 – 16, May 10 – 18, Jun – Aug 10 – 22, Sep 10 – 17, Oct – Dec 10 - 16
    Free entrance with Stockholm Card
    Entrance fee: During the summer : Adults 60 SEK, 6 – 15 years 30 SEK. The entrance fee might differ, lower off season and higher on special days like midsummer and Swedish National day. There is an additional entrance fee for special exhibits like the aquarium.

    Steninge Palace (Steninge Slott)
    Palace from 1705. Cultural centre with glascottage, gallery and restaurant.
    Getting here: Train to Märsta. Bus 580 + 20 walk.
    Tel: 08-592 595 00
    Opening hours: Nov 20 – Dec 23 only viewings Sat – Sun 13, 15. I don’t know the opening times of the rest of year.
    Entrance fee: Adult 50 SEK, Seniors and students 45 SEK, 6 – 12 years 20 SEK

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    Museum in Stockholm... part 10

    by sim1 Written Feb 3, 2004

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    Historiska Museet
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    Museum of National Antiquities (Historiska museet)
    Prehistory now, Medieval art, the Gold Room and Vikings
    Narvavägen 13 – 17
    Getting there: subway Karlaplan / Östermalmstorg., Bus 44, 47, 4, 56, 76, 69
    Tel: 08-519 556 00
    Opening hour:; Tue-Sun 11-17, Thu 11-20
    Admission fee: adult 60 SEK, Students 30 SEK, Seniors 50 SEK, 0 – 15 free

    National Museum of Art (Nationalmuseum)
    Swedens largest art museum. Works from the middle ages to the 21st century.
    Södra Blasieholmshamnen
    Getting there: Subway Kungsträdgården, Bus 46, 55, 59, 62, 65, 76
    Tel: 08-518 543 00
    Opening hours: Tue and Thu 11 -20, Wed + Fri – Sun 11 – 17, Closed Mondays. From 1Jun until 31Aug the museum closes at 17 on Thu
    Free entrance with Stockholm Card
    Entrance fee: Adult 75 SEK (on Wed 60 SEK), Students 60 SEK, 0 – 16 years free

    House of the National Parks
    All national Parks in Sweden under one roof
    Tyresta By.
    Getting there: Subway Gullmarsplan + bus 807
    Tel: 08-745 33 94
    Opening hours: Dec-Feb Tue – Fri 9 -16 Sat – Sun 10 – 16. I don’t know the opening hours for the rest of the year.
    Entrance fee: Adult 20 SEK, 0 -12 years free if accompanied by adult

    Swedish Museum of Natural History (Naturhistoriska riksmuseet)
    Exhibitions about the natural history and the polar regions. Don’t go here if you don’t like lots of stuffed animals in glass cabinets or detailed descriptions of intestines of fishes. I don’t think it is worth the money, 75 SEK. Hahaha, I got in for free and I still didn’t like it, ;-)
    Frescativägen 40
    Getting there: Subway Universitetet, Bus 40
    Tel: 08-519 540 00
    Opening hours: All year Tue – Sun 10 -19
    Free entrance with Stockholm Card

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    Museum in Stockholm... part 9

    by sim1 Updated Feb 3, 2004

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    Sculpture


    Museum of Mediterranean and Near Eastern Antiquities (Medelhavsmuseet).
    Permanent exhibitions of Egyptian, Greek and Roman archaeology. Cyprus collection and Islamic art.
    Fredsgatan 2
    Getting there: subway Kungsträdgården, Bus 46, 3, 53, 62, 65
    Tel: 08-519 553 80
    Opening hours: All year Tue 11 – 20, Wed – Fri 11 -16, Sat – Sun 12 -17
    Free entrance with Stockholm Card
    Entrance fee: Adult 50 SEK, 0 -21 years free

    Home and Studio of Carl and Olga Milles (Millesgården)
    Carl and Olga Milles home and studio, terraces, fountains, sculptures and temporary exhibitions in a news exhibition hall.
    Herserudv 32, Carl Milles väg 2 in Lidingö
    Getting there: subway Ropsten + direct bus 207 or train or bus to Torsvik
    Tel: 08-446 75 90
    Opening hours: May15 – Aug31 daily 10 – 17, Sep1 – May14 Tue - Fri 12 -16 Sat – Sun 11 -17, Closed Mondays. During the holidays opening hours can be different. See their website for more detailed info.
    Free entrance with Stockholm Card
    Admission fee: Adult 75 SEK, Students and Seniors 60 SEK, 7 – 16 years 20 SEK, 0 – 6 years free

    Museum of Modern Art (Moderna museet) and Museum of Photography (Fotografiska museet)
    Closed, reopens 15 Feb 2004 at Skeppholmen
    Tel 08-519 552 00
    Opening hours: Mon – Tue 10 – 20, Wed – Sun 10 - 18
    Free entrance

    Museum of Music (Musikmuseet)
    See, listen and play at the music museum.
    Sibylgatan 2
    Getting there: subway Östermalmstorg / Kungsträdgården, Bus 47, 62, 69, 76
    Tel: 08-519 554 90
    Opening hours: Tue 11 – 19 Wed – Sun 11 - 16
    Free entrance with Stockholm Card
    Entrance fee: Adult 50 SEK, Seniors, Students and 7 – 18 years 25 SEK, 0 – 6 years free

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    Cosmonova, Sweden's only...

    by Nobbe Written Aug 24, 2002

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    Cosmonova, Sweden's only IMAX®-theatre can be found inside the building of The Swedish Museum of Natural History. The screen is enormous and shaped like a globe. It's about 760 squaremeter big, 11 meter high and 23 meter in diameter.

    For more information, please visit: http://www.nrm.se/cosmonova/.

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    The Swedish Museum of Natural...

    by Nobbe Written Aug 24, 2002

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    The Swedish Museum of Natural History visiting address: Frescativägen 40.

    Telephone: +46 (0)8 519 540 00

    Telefax: +46 (0)8 519 540 85

    For more information, please visit: http://www.nrm.se.

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    Visit Naturhistoriska...

    by Nobbe Written Aug 24, 2002

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    Visit Naturhistoriska Riksmuseet, the Swedish Museum of Natural History. The Museum's collections include millions of specimens, and their size and quality place the Museum among the best in the world. The collections provide the basis for the research carried out in the scientific departments, and, through loans and visits by guest researchers, are constantly used by scientists and institutions throughout the world.

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    Visit: The Nationalmuseum at...

    by Nobbe Written Aug 24, 2002

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    Visit: The Nationalmuseum at Södra Blasieholmshamnen.

    Opening Hours: Tuesdays 11 am - 8 pm,

    Wednesdays - Sundays 11 am - 5 pm.

    Mondays closed.

    The admission fee is 75 SEK. Students, conscripts and groups of minimum 15 persons: 60 SEK. Children under the age of 16: free of charge. Wednesdays reduced fee: 60 SEK for all paying visitors.

    For more information, please visit: http://www.nationalmuseum.se.

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    Visit The Royal Dramatic...

    by Nobbe Written Aug 24, 2002

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    Visit The Royal Dramatic Theatre - Sweden's national theatre. King Gustaf III founded the Royal Dramatic Theatre, commonly known as Dramaten, in May 1788.

    The theatre can be found at 'Nybroplan', not that far from 'Kungsträdgården'.

    For more information, please visit: http://www.dramaten.se.

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    The open air museum 'Skanzen'...

    by richmors Written Aug 26, 2002

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    The open air museum 'Skanzen' is interesting for everybody: young as well old people.
    These children are with their parents on the boat to Skanzen.

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    Admission fees for The Swedish...

    by Nobbe Written Aug 24, 2002

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    Admission fees for The Swedish Museum of Natural History are:


    Exhibitions: 60 SEK

    Cosmonova: 70 SEK

    Combination ticket: 105 SEK

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