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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 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 4

    by sim1 Updated Nov 18, 2007

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    Saint George and the Dragon, Stockholm Cathedral
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    Borgargilles museum (Museum of Stockholm Bourgeois Guild )
    Nybrogatan 60 2tr
    Tel. (+46) 08-661 45 46
    Opening hours: Tue-Fri: 10.00-14.00 (closed 15 Jun - 31 Aug)
    Entrance fee: 20 SEK

    Carl Eldh Studio Museum
    Carl Eldh (1873-1954), is one of Sweden's most famous sculptors. His studio has been preserved as a museum. Eldh lived and worked here for more than 30 years.
    Lögebodavägen 10
    Getting there: Bus 40, 46, 52 and 53
    Tel: +46 8 612 65 60
    Opening hours (guided tours only):
    Apr, Oct: Sun 13.30 in English (in Swedish 12, 13, 14, 15), May, Sep: Sat-Sun 13.30 in English (in Swedish 12, 13, 14, 15); Jun-Aug: Tue-Sun 13.30 in English (in Swedish 12, 13, 14, 15).
    Closed: 23-24.6

    Entrance fee: 50 SEK, children 7-15: 25 Sek
    Free admission with the Stockholm Card

    Cathedral of Stockholm (Storkyrkan)
    700 years of Swedish history. Saint George and the Dragon. Wonderful Cathedral to see inside (see my previous must see tips about Storkyrkan) A must see when you are in Stockholm!
    in the Gamla Stan, close to the Royal Palace
    Getting there: Bus 3, 46, 53, 55, 67, 76
    Tel: 08-723 30 00
    Opening hours: 1 Jan - 20 May, 30 Sep - 31 Dec Mon-Sun 09.00 - 16.00.
    21 May - 29 Sep Mon-Sun, 09.00-18.00
    Winter Season: Free admission, Summer Season: 25 SEK for adults, Children free


    Cemetry (Skogskyrkogården)
    The cemetery is one of UNESCOs World Heritage Sites created by G.Asplund and S.Lewerentz 1915-1940
    Sockenbägen 492, Enskede
    Getting there: Subway Skogkyrkogården
    Opening hours: All year to the public
    Free entrance to cemetery

    Citymuseum (Stockholms stadsmuseum)
    The history of Stockholm
    Ryssgården, Slussen
    Tel: 08 508 31 600
    Opening hours: Tue - Sun: 11am - 5pm, Thu: 11 - 20, Closed on Mon
    Free admission to all exhibitions

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    Museum in Stockholm.... part 5

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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 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 9

    by sim1 Updated Jun 9, 2007

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    Haga Park


    Haga : The Butterfly House (Fjärilshuset)
    Tropical, free-flying butterflies and birds in natural environment, The butterfly house is situated in Haga Parken. The park was created during the 18 th century under king Gustav III instructions. It is renowned as one of the worlds best preserved English style parks.
    Hagaparken
    Getting there: subway Odenplan + bus 515
    Tel 08-730 39 81
    Opening hours: Apr – Sep Tue – Fri 10 – 16, Sat – Sun 11 – 17:30, Oct – Mar Tue – Fri 10 -15 Sat – Sun 11 - 16
    Free entrance with Stockholm Card
    Admission fee: Adult 70 SEK, 4 – 15 years 30 SEK, Students 60 SEK

    Haga : The Pavilion (Paviljongen)
    Tel: 08-402 61 30
    Getting here: Bus 52 or 515 to Haga Norra.
    Opening hours: Jun – Aug Guided tours at Tue – Sun at 12, 13, 14 and 15
    Entrance fee: Adults 50 SEK, Student / children 25 SEK. Children under 7: free

    Hallwyl Museum (Hallwylska museet)
    Private palace from 1898 with genuine decorations and valuable collections.
    Hamngatan 4
    Getting there: subway Kungsträdgården / Östermalmstorg, Bus 46, 47, 55, 62, 69, 76
    Tel: 08-519 555 99
    Tours: Tue – Sun 12, 13, 14, 15 and 18. Sun guided tours in English at 13:00
    Free entrance with Stockholm Card
    Entrance fee: adult 65 SEK, 7 – 18 years 30 SEK, 0 – 6 years free

    House of Artists (Konstnärshuset)
    Smålandsgatan 7
    Tel: 08-611 10 09
    Opening hours: Tue – Fri 12 – 17 Sat – Sun 12 – 16

    Jewish Museum (Judiska museet)
    Object concerning Jewish life in Sweden. Holocaust and special exhibitions.
    Hälsingegatan 2
    Getting there: bus 4, subway Odenplan
    Tel: 09-31 01 43
    Opening hours: Daily between 12 and 16. Sat closed.
    Free entrance with Stockholm Card
    Entrance fee: Adult 60 SEK, Students 20 SEK, 0 – 12 years free

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    Museum in Stockholm.... part 8

    by sim1 Updated Jun 9, 2007

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    Kakn��s TV tower


    Kaknäs TV tower (Kaknästornet)
    155 meter observation tower, a nice view east of Stockholm.
    Ladugårdsgärdet
    Getting there: bus 69
    Tel: 08-667 21 05
    Opening hours: Daily 10 -21
    Free entrance with Stockholm Card
    Entrance fee: adult 30 SEK, 7 -15 years 15 SEK, 0 – 6 years free

    Liljevalch's Arthall
    Exhibitions of Swedish and international 20 th century art.
    Djurgårdsvägen 60
    Getting there: Bus 44/47, Djurgårds ferry from Slussen
    Tel: 08-508 313 41
    Opening hours: Tue-Sun 11-17, Thu 11-20
    Free entrance with Stockholm Card
    Entrance fee: Adult 50 SEK, Students 30 SEK, 0-17 years free

    National Maritime Museum (Sjöhistoriska museet)
    Djurgårdsbrunnsvägen 27
    Getting there: Bus 69
    Tel: 08-519 549 00
    Opening hours: All year Mon – Sun 10 – 17
    Free entrance with Stockholm Card
    Entrance fee: Adults 50 SEK, Seniors and Students 50 SEK, Child 7 – 16 20 SEK

    Museum of Medieval Stockholm (Stockholms medeltidsmuseum)
    About life in Stockholm during the middle ages. Not very huge museum but with nice displays, very well done!
    Strömparterren
    Getting there: subway Gamla Stan, Bus 43, 62
    Tel: 08- 508 317 90
    Opening hours: From Sept until Jun: Tue – Sun 11- 16, Wed 11 - 18 closed on Mondays.
    From Jul until Aug Mon-Sun 11- 16, Wed 11- 18
    Free entrance with Stockholm Card
    Entrance fee: Adult 60 SEK, Students and Seniors 40 SEK, 7 – 17 years 0 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 11

    by sim1 Updated Nov 18, 2007

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    Riksdag


    The Nobel Museum (Nobelmuseet)
    Jubilee exhibition to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the Nobel prize.
    Börshuset, Stortoret, Gamla Stan
    Getting there: Bus 46, 55, 59, 76
    Tel: 08-23 25 06
    Opening hours: Tue 11 -20 Wed – Sun 11 – 17, Closed on Mondays
    Free entrance with Stockholm Card
    Entrance fee: Adult 50 SEK, Students 40 SEK, 7 – 18 years 20 SEK, 0 – 6 years free

    The house of the Nobility (Riddarhuset)
    One of the most exquisite works of architecture in northern Europe
    Riddarhustorget 10
    Getting there: Bus 3, 53, Subway Gamla Stan
    Opening hours: All year Mon – Fri viewing 11:30 – 12 :30
    Free entrance with Stockholm Card
    Entrance fee: Adult 40 SEK, Child 10 SEK

    Observatory Museum (Observatoriemuseet)
    Gaze at the mysteries of the skies and lean more about scientific history
    Drottninggatan 120
    Getting there: Subway Odenplan
    Tel: 08-545 483 90
    Opening hours: The museum has guided tours for the public on Sundays at noon, 1 pm and 2 pm. Between October and March there are also guided tours every Tuesday and Thursday night at 6 pm. From 7 pm the Cupola is open if the weather permits.
    Free entrance with Stockholm Card
    Admission fee: Adult 50 SEK, 7 – 18 years 25 SEK

    Swedish Parliament Building (Riksdaghuset)
    Turn of the century house with lots of arts. Learn about how the parliament is working.
    Riksgatan 3A
    Getting there: Subway Gamla Stan
    Tel: 08 -786 40 00
    Opening hours: Guided tours in English Sat – Sun 13:30, Guided tours in Swedish Sat – Sun 12 and 13:30
    Free entrance

    Museum of the Swedish Police History (Polishistoriska Museet)
    The Swedish police and criminology history from the 18th century until today
    Polhemsg. 30
    Getting there: Bus 3, 40, 62
    Tel: 08-401 90 53
    Opening hours: All year guided tours in Swedish Tue – Fri 14:30, tour takes 2 hours. No entrance below 16 years.
    Admission fee: adult 50 SEK

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    Museum in Stockholm... part 12

    by sim1 Updated Jun 9, 2007

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    The Gustavsberg Poreclain Museum (Gustavsbergs Porslinsmuseum)
    Exhibition of services and art objects made between 1825 and 1990
    Odalbergs Väg 5B, Gustavsberg
    Tel: 08-570 356 58
    Getting there: bus 424 – 440
    Opening hours: Tue – Sun 11-16
    Free entrance with Stockholm Card
    Entrance fee: Adult 40 SEK, 13 – 16 years 30 SEK

    Postal museum, (Postmuseum)
    Swedish postal history and stamps. Exhibtions. Childrens workshop.
    Lilla Nygatan 6
    Getting there: Subway Gamla Stan
    Tel: 08-781 17 55
    Opening hours: May-August: Tuesday-Sunday 11 am-4 pm. September-April: Tuesday-Sunday 11 am-4 pm. Wednesday 11 am-7 pm.
    Free entrance with Stockholm Card
    Entrance fee: Adult 50 SEK, Seniors, Students, unemployed and postal employees 40 SEK, Children and youngsters up to 18 years: free entrance

    Prins Eugens Waldemarsudde
    Exhibitions in the gallery and in the palace.
    Prins Eugens Väg 6, Djurgården
    Getting there: Bus 47
    Tel: 08-545 837 00
    Opening hours: All year Tue - Sun 11 a.m. - 5 p.m. Thursday evenings until 8 p.m. Mondays closed
    Free entrance with Stockholm Card
    Entrance fee: Adult 80 SEK, Seniors and Students 60 SEK, 0 – 18 years free

    International centre of fine art printmaking (Grafikenshus)
    Contemporary graphics as well as classical prints. Workshops
    Mariefred (is 70 km west of Stockholm), 45 min. by car, only 1 km from Gripsholm castle.
    Getting there: train Läggesta + bus, Boat S/S Mariefred from Stadshusbron
    There is more info about Mariefred on my Mariefred page
    Tel: 0159–231 60
    Opening hours: All year Tue – Sun 11 – 17
    Free entrance with Stockholm Card
    Entrance fee: Adult 50 SEK, 0 – 16 years free, 17 – 20 years 25 SEK, Students 25 SEK

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    Museum in Stockholm... part 13

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    Royal Palace


    Långholmen Prison Museum (Långholmens Fängelsemuseum)
    250 years of Långholmens prison history
    Getting there: subway Hornstull, boat from Stadshuset (summer)
    Tel: 08-668 05 00
    Opening hours: All year Mon – Sun 11 – 16
    Entrance fee: Adult 25 SEK, 7 – 15 years 10 SEK, 0 – 6 years free

    International Puppet Theatre Museum (Marionettmuseum)
    Tel: 08-10 30 61
    Closed until autumn 2004

    Royal Palace and Royal Museums (Kungliga slottet och museer)
    The State apartments. The guided tour around the Palace was great, I really loved the way the guide told the story about life in the Palace.
    Getting there: Subway Gamla Stan, Bus 46, 55, 59,76
    Tel: 08-402 61 30
    Opening hours: 7Jan – 30Jan closed, 31Jan – 14May Tue – Sun 12 – 15, 15May – 27Jun daily 10 – 16, 28Jun – 15Aug daily 10 – 17, 16Aug – 31Aug daily 10 -16, 1Sep – 31Dec Tue – Sun 12 - 15
    Free entrance with Stockholm Card
    Admission fee: adult 70 SEK, Students 35 SEK, 7 – 12 years 35 SEK

    Royal Armoury (Livrustkammaren)
    The history of Swedens royals from 500 years
    Situated in the Royal Palace, Slottsbacken 3
    Getting there: Subway Gamla Stan, Bus 43. 46,55, 59, 76
    Tel: 08-519 555 44
    Opening hours: Dec-May Tue-Wed and Fri – Sun 11 -17, Thu 11 -20, rest of year…..?
    Free entrance with Stockholm Card
    Entrance fee: Adult 65 SEK, 7-18 years 20 SEK, 0 – 6 years free, Seniors 50 SEK

    Royal Coin Cabinet (Myntkabinettet)
    The fascinating history of money – 2500 years old.
    Slottsbacken 6
    Getting there: Subway Gamla Stan, Bus 43, 46, 55, 59, 76
    Tel: 08-519 553 04
    Opening hours: All year daily 10-16
    Free entrance with Stockholm Card
    Admission fee: Adult 45 SEK, Students 35 SEK, 7-17 years 12 SEK, On Sunday free entrance.

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    Museum in Stockholm... part 14

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    Treasury (Skattkammaren)
    The Swedish regalia housed in the vaults of the palace cellars
    Situated in the Royal Palace, Slottsbacken 3
    Getting there: Subway Gamla Stan, Bus 43. 46,55, 59, 76
    Tel: 08-402 61 30
    Opening hours: 7 Jan – 30 Jan Closed, 31 Jan – 14 May Tue – Sun 12 -15, 15 May – 27 Jun Daily 10 -16, 28 Jun – 15 Aug Daily 10 – 17, 16 Aug – 31 Aug Daily 10 – 16, 1 Sept – 31 Dec Tue – Sun 12 -15.
    Free entrance with Stockholm Card
    Entrance fee: adult 70 SEK Child and Students 35 SEK

    Museum Tre Kronor
    Museum about the old castle Tre Kronor that burnt in 1697
    Located at the Royal Palace
    Getting there: Subway Gamla Stan, Bus 46, 55, 59,76
    Opening hours: 7 Jan – 30 Jan Closed, 31 Jan – 14 May Tue – Sun 12 -15, 15 May – 27 Jun Daily 10 -16, 28 Jun – 15 Aug Daily 10 – 17, 16 Aug – 31 Aug Daily 10 – 16, 1 Sept – 31 Dec Tue – Sun 12 -15.
    Free entrance with Stockholm Card
    Entrance fee: adult 70 SEK Child and Students 35 SEK

    Royal mews (Hovstallet)
    Royal carriages, gilded bridles, uniforms and horses.
    Väpnargatan next to Dramaten
    Getting there: Subway Östermalmstorg.
    Tel: 08-402 61 06
    Opening hours: Dec-Jan Sat – Sun 14. I don’t know the opening hours for the rest of theyear.
    Guided tours only
    Free entrance with Stockholm Card
    Entrance fee: Adult 30 sEK, 0 – 12 years 10 SEK

    Museum of Science & Technology (Tekniska museet)
    Swedish technology and industrial history. Science centre. Experiment stations
    Museivägen 7
    Getting there: Bus 69
    Tel: 08-450 56 00
    Opening hours: All year: Mon – Fri 10 – 17, Sat – Sun 11 17, wed 10 - 20
    Free entrance with Stockholm Card
    Entrance fee: Adult 60 SEK, Seniors 40 SEK, 6 – 19 years 30 SEK, 0 – 5 years 30 SEK)
    Wednesday free entrance from 17

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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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    Skansen Aquarium


    Skansen–Aquarium (Skansen-Akvariet)
    Exotic animals like flesh-eating piranha, crocodiles, monkeys and many other breeds. Small but fun little zoo. All small animals from creepy to cute.
    Djurgården, Skansen-Aquarium is located inside Skansen Open-air museum (see previous listing)
    Getting there: Bus 44, 47 or ferry from Slussen
    Tel: 08-442 80 39
    Opening hours: Dec – Apr Mon – Fri 10 – 16, Sat – Sun 10 – 17. I don’t know the opening hours for the rest of the year.
    Entrance fee: Adults 65 SEK, 6 – 15 years 35 SEK, 0 – 5 years free. (NB: you have to pay entrance to Skansen open air museum as well, see previous listing)

    Stadshuset
    Stockholms political centre. Site of the Nobel Prize banquet. Interesting architecture and lavish interior. Guided tour for some areas of the city hall, like the famous blue hall and golden hall. The tower with beautiful view is open in summer. I really enjoyed the guided tour, I can recommend in going here. But I would like to go up the tower next time :-)
    Hantverkargatan 1
    Getting there: Subway Rådhuset, Bus 3, 62
    Tel: 08-508 290 58
    Opening hours: Guided tours only. Tours are subject to be cancelled when other activities are in the city hall. Dec – Apr daily 10 and 12
    Free entrance with Stockholm Card
    Entrance fee: Adult 50 SEK, child 0 – 11 years free.

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