Stockholm is an eclectic mix of the medieval and the ultramodern, with everything from photography and contemporary art to handicrafts and cultural history. You can reach most attractions on foot, many of which are perfect for families. Make sure to take in Stockholm from the water. A city built on fourteen islands with a large, centrally located national park also offers incredible water views. And don’t miss a boat trip to one of the 30,000 islands in the archipelago.
The Stockholm Card gives you free entry to 80 museums and attractions, free sightseeing and free public transportation.
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The Stockholm City Museum and the Millennium Tour
The City Museum tells the history of Stockholm and its inhabitants. It is housed in an imposing 17th century pa¬lace in the heart of Stockholm. The museum also arranges walking tours of vari¬ous parts of the city or on various themes, for example the Millennium Tour (The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo) in Stieg Larsson’s and Lisbeth Salander’s footsteps.
The museum of Medieval Stockholm
The Museum of Medieval Stockholm describes the emergence and medieval development of the town and is built up round some of the permanent heritage monuments which came to light during the archaeological excavations on Helgeandsholmen (The Island of the Holy Spirit) between 1978 and 1980.
Museum of Spirits & Absolut Art Collection
Spritmuseum (Museum of Spirits) invites visitors to an unforgettable journey, from pleasure to pain, from park bench to cocktail party, through scenery, experience, scents, tastes... Explore the Absolut Art Collection with works by Andy Warhol, Damien Hirst and others. Visit the shop and the restaurant.
Meet historic Sweden! Skansen is home to 150 buildings and farms transported from different parts of the country. Stroll among the beautiful gardens with flower beds and functional plants. See Nordic animals, particularly predators and native Swedish breeds. Celebrate this year’s traditional festivities and enjoy the wide variety of programs. Museum shop with handicrafts and Swedish design.
The Moderna Museet is a place for lovers of art and culture, whether young or old. Here you will find one of Europe’s most distinguished collection of modern and contemporary art with key works from the hands of Pablo Picasso and Andy Warhol and many others. The museum is situated on the beautiful island of Skeppsholmen downtown Stockholm. There is a Restaurant, an Espresso Bar and a Shop.
The National Museum of Science and Technology
Play your favourites in Game On 2.0 – the largest video games exhibition in the world, featuring hundreds of original games. Visit the interactive exhibition 100 innovations or challenge your friends in Sports. Watch a film with all your senses in Cino4 – Sweden’s first 4D cinema!
Stockholm Concert Hall / Royal Stockholm Philharmonic Orchestra
Enjoy the Royal Stockholm Philharmonic Orchestra – an orchestra of high international reputation, well known from the Nobel Prize Ceremony. Enjoy first-class performances of international soloists and world renowned conductors! Free entrance to guided tours with the Stockholm Card.
The World Heritage the Woodland Cemetery
When the Woodland Cemetery (Skogskyrkogården) was created at the beginning of the 1900s, it was unique with the combination of nature and architecture, and completely unlike any cemetery before. Today, it is considered one of the most important creations of modern architecture and was inscribed on UNESCO’s World Heritage List in 1994.
Yasuragi Hasseludden is a peaceful oasis where you can enjoy Japanese baths, activities and treatments as well as fabulous meals in the Teppanyaki or Tokyo restaurants. An overall experience inspired by the best from Japan. Go here by car or bus, or enjoy a boat trip through Stockholm’s stunning archipelago!
Bonniers Konsthall Contemporary Art Gallery
Since 2006, Bonniers Konsthall, a leading site for Swedish and international contemporary art, offers Stockholm’s most exciting and cutting-edge exhibition program. The glass building, designed by Johan Celsing Architects, also contains a gallery shop and a cafe and restaurant.
Fotografiska is among the largest assemblages of contemporary photography in the world. The bistro at Fotografiska has a view of Stockholm’s bay and is run in partnership with celebrity chef Paul Svensson. Since opening in 2010, over one million people have experienced world-class art and flavors.
Free entry with the Stockholm Card!
Under the Bridges of Stockholm
A complete sightseeing tour if you are looking to see Stockholm from the water. During the journey you get to see and take-in of Stockholm’s most famous buildings: The Royal Palace and City Hall, to name two. We will travel under fifteen different bridges and pass through two locks connecting the Baltic Sea with Lake Mälaren. The tour is guided in 11 languages and has a cafeteria onboard.
Royal Canal Tour
This tour will take you through the greener parts of Stockholm. The tour runs from downtown through Djurgårdsbrunnskanalen and around Djurgården, which is located in the Royal National City Park, past historic buildings and lush nature. Daily departures from April to December.
Archipelago tour with a guide
Guided tour of the Stockholm archipelago. On board, the guide will tell you all about what is typical about the Stockholm archipelago in a very inspiring way, making the journey a beautiful and informative outing. You will go with either m/s Östanå I built 1906 or s/s Stockholm built 1931, both of which are classic pearls and well-known elements in the archipelago.
Vaxholm - Capital of the Archipelago
The trip to Vaxholm goes with our flagship from 1931, s / s Stockholm, and is an experience in itself. The vessel is larger than traditional archipelago ships and beautifully decorated in Art Deco style. She has a large dining room and bright lounges. Perfect for you if you want to enjoy the sea breeze and spend some time in Vaxholm. The departures at 12 pm and 3 pm are guided.
Stockholm Winter Tour
Join us on a sightseeing tour in winter Stockholm. We will guide you along the city’s quays, out to and around the island Fjäderholmarna while the guide tells us interesting facts about our journey. If you feel a bit chilly we serve Swedish Glögg, a traditional hot mulled wine in the cafeteria. Here you will also find other warm and cold beverages.
The Story Train is central to Junibacken, with its journey through the fabulous stories of Astrid Lindgren, but you will also meet many other famous figures such as Alfie Atkins, Festus and Mercury and Mulle Meck. Story-time characters come to life, and you can play and make noise, relax in a cosy corner, feel chills along your spine, discover and learn, and go to the theatre.
The Bergian Garden
The Bergian Garden is a botanical garden with greenhouses. Experience plants from all over the world: Edvard Anderson’s greenhouse with plants from Mediterranean climate and the tropics, the world’s largest water lily in the unique Victoria House. Lush kitchen and herb garden, Japanese pond and much more.
Welcome to Sweden’s largest museum of cultural history! Discover Swedish trends and traditions and enjoy exhibitions on a wide range of subjects, for example fashion, interiors, furniture, table settings, textiles, folk art, doll’s houses and the Sami, one of the world’s indigenous peoples.
Stockholm from the water
Stockholm is full of fantastic water views. On Stockholm Sightseeing’s guided boat tours you enjoy the city’s lovely scenery as you learn more about Stockholm. Choose between boat tours around the city or in the nearby national park. Commentary in up to 11 languages on certain tours.
A guided experience with giddying views and a dose adrenaline. A rooftop tour is fun, unique and educational. Enjoy Stockholm from the roofs of the old parliament building at Riddarholmen, centrally located, close to the underground station at Gamla stan. Take the chance to learn more about Stockholm from a completely new perspective.
Old Town - Gamla Stan
Stockholm’s oldest attraction is much more than the ultra-touristy street of Västerlånggatan. Here you will find some of the city’s best restaurants and several bars with live music. Gamla Stan also has small curiosity, antique and handicraft shops, a multitude of cafés and small hotels, as well as several gay bars and cafés.
Birka - The Viking City
In Birka, also known as the first city in Sweden and one of UNESCO's World Heritage Sites, you can travel back in time to the 750's. In this old Viking city you can go on guided tours and experience what life was like back then. Birka is located in the archipelago on an island called Björkö which can easily be reached by boat.
Gröna Lund Tivoli
In the summer time the Gröna Lund Tivoli is one of the main attractions on Djurgården Island. This Tivoli offers numerous fun rides, lotteries, concerts and much more. Everything you need for a day full of fun.