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Jeppe Wikström
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The Nobel Museum

The Nobel Museum

Be inspired by ideas that changed the world. The Nobel Museum contains all essential information about the most prestigious prize in the world, Alfred Nobel and the Nobel Laureates. Guided tours, films, and diverse objects take you from idea to the Nobel Banquet. Bistro serving lunch, Nobel ice cream and more. Shop.
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Fotografiska

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 flavours.
The Bergian Garden

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.
The Royal Opera House

The Royal Opera House

Kungliga Operan has been the Swedish national venue for opera and ballet since January 18, 1773. You can visit Kungliga Operan as a member of the audience at one of the performances or take a guided tour. On the tour, you will have the opportunity to look backstage, visit the royal rooms, and peer down into the orchestra pit. Learn about the fascinating history of Kungliga Operan and get a glimpse of what backstage life is like today.
The Vasa Museum

The Vasa Museum

With over one million visitors a year, The Vasa Museum hosts the only preserved 17th century ship in the world. This 69 metre long treasure sank in 1628 and was salvaged in 1961, 333 years later.
ABBA The Museum

ABBA The Museum

Finally, the music, the clothes, the lyrics, musicals, and films of ABBA have been gathered in Stockholm and will be displayed in a permanent exhibition.
Millesgården

Millesgården

The spectacular museum built on terraces is the former home of artists Carl and Olga Milles. In the park some of Carl Milles most famous sculptures are on display. Original castings and tools are shown in the large studio. Art gallery, museum shop and bistro.
Stockholm City Hall

Stockholm City Hall

Stockholm City Hall, with its spire featuring the golden Three Crowns, is one of the most famous silhouettes in Stockholm. It is one of the country’s leading examples of national romanticism in architecture, designed by the architect Ragnar Östberg. Free admission with the Stockholm Card!
Old Town - Gamla Stan

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.
The Royal Palace

The Royal Palace

The Royal Palace is one of Europe's largest palaces! This is the official residence of the Swedish king and it features more than 600 rooms and five museums. You should not miss the parade of soldiers and the daily changing of the guard.
Fotografiska

Fotografiska

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 flavours. Free entry with the Stockholm Card!
Drottningholm Palace

Drottningholm Palace

Take a day trip to Drottningholm and experience a historic milieu of the highest standard. Drottningholm Palace is Sweden's best preserved royal palace constructed in the seventeenth century, the permanent residence of the royal family and one of Stockholm's three World Heritage Sites. Free admission with The Stockholm Card!
Stockholm Visitor Center

Stockholm Visitor Center

At our centrally located tourist information center, you will recieve personal service and help with almost anything to do with your stay in Stockholm. We'll point out things you don't want to miss, offer tips, advice, and inspiration and we are happy to help you book rooms and guided tours, or simply show you how to get to places. We also sell tickets to events, Stockholm Cards and offer free WiFi. You can also contact us on Facebook. Become a fan of Visit Stockholm and post your question on the wall.
Museum of Science and Technology

Museum of Science and Technology

Discover how everything fits together. Check out the interactive exhibition 100 innovations. Learn about Swedish genius Christopher Polhem, challenge your friends in Sports and watch a film with all your senses in Cino4.
Gröna Lund's Amusement Park

Gröna Lund's Amusement Park

Experience the joyful and magical world of Gröna Lund, Stockholm´s amusement park. A day spent at Gröna Lund is a memorable one, whether you dine in one of the restaurants, enjoy a pentathlon, a live concert or one of the 30 exciting rides.
Junibacken

Junibacken

The Story Train takes you on an amazing journey through the magical fairy tale world of Astrid Lindgren. Meet Mardie, Emil, Karlsson on the Roof and many others. Experience a treasure trove of Swedish children’s books through playful exhibits and a well-stocked children’s bookstore. Restaurant with a great view.
Moderna Museet

Moderna Museet

Experience one of Europe's foremost collections of art from the twentieth century to today, featuring works by artists including Picasso, Dali, Derkert and Matisse. The museum's large collections and temporary exhibitions present contemporary art side by side with the modern classics. Moderna Museet is located on Skeppsholmen island, a setting of natural beauty. The building was designed by Spanish architect Rafael Moneo. The museum offers a first-class program of temporary exhibitions, a children's workshop, a store and an enjoyable restaurant with a beautiful view of Djurgården and Strandvägen.
Nordiska museet

Nordiska museet

Sweden´s largest museum of cultural history. Exhibitions on fashion, folk art, textiles, furniture, table settings, jewellery and life and work in Sweden. Restaurant and shop.
Prins Eugens Waldemarsudde

Prins Eugens Waldemarsudde

Prince Eugene’s former home is one of Sweden’s most popular art museums. Visit the prince’s reception rooms and see his collection of early 20th Century Nordic art as well as temporary exhibitions. A flower and sculpture garden surrounds the museum.
Skansen

Skansen

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.
SkyView

SkyView

SkyView takes you on an exciting journey along the outside of the Ericsson Globe. From the top, 130 meters above the sea level, you enjoy an unbeatable view of Stockholm. SkyView consists of two glass gondolas, that each can hold 16 people. The ride takes about 20 minutes.
Spritmuseum & The Absolut Art Collection

Spritmuseum & The Absolut Art Collection

Located between a shipwreck and an amusement park, this museum will take you on an unforgettable journey. From lust to suffering, from a park bench to a cocktail party, rarely does an afternoon dedicated to alcohol have so many wise insights. Shop and restaurant.
National Historical Museum

National Historical Museum

Explore Sweden’s history from the Stone Age to the present day. Meet people from prehistorical times, admire 52 kilos of gold and 200 kilos of silver treasures in the Gold Room. Learn more about the Vikings. Restaurant and shop.
Stockholm Concert Hall

Stockholm Concert Hall

The blue Stockholm Concert Hall is situated on Hötorget in the heart of Stockholm. One of Sweden's architectonic masterpieces in the neoclassical style, the Concert Hall was built especially to house the Royal Stockholm Philharmonic Orchestra. Apart from being a venue for world-class concerts, it hosts the annual Nobel Prize Award Ceremony and the Polar Music Prizes.The famous Orpheus Group by the main steps was created by sculptor Carl Milles. Unveiled 1936, it is one of Stockholm´s best-known landmarks and a popular meeting spot. During summertime the Stockholm Concert Hall is open daily 11am-5pm. We offer guided tours, exhibitions and mini-concerts.
The museum of Medieval Stockholm

The museum of Medieval Stockholm

The Museum of Medieval Stockholm focuses on people and retells stories from the everyday life of medieval Stockholmers. Encounter the tales of Jöns Skomakare, Sketna Gertrud Syltekona and many others. The museum includes Stockholm’s city wall from about 1520 preserved as a fixed ancient remnant 55 meters (180 feet) long. You will find the entrance under Norrbro, Stockholm’s oldest stone bridge. Its entrance is located under Norrbro, Stockholm’s oldest stone bridge. Free admission with the Stockholm Card.
Tom Tits Experiment

Tom Tits Experiment

A world without limits. Tom Tits Experiment opens the door to a world where you can choose whether to dive deep into a mixture of creativity and knowledge or simply draw your finger across the surface. Experiments and lots of fun for all ages – booth inside and outdoors (garden open May-September). Café, restaurant, picnic room, shop. Program and shows on weekends and school holidays. Tom Tit's Experiment is located in the suburb of Södertälje and is reached by Stockholm's public transportation.
The Woodland Cemetery

The Woodland Cemetery

A place of sublime beauty and poetry. Created over a period of a quarter century (1915-1940) on about 250 acres of pine-covered boulder ridge under the direction of the famous modernist architects Gunnar Asplund and Sigurd Lewerentz. Considered one of the most important works of the modernists, it evokes a Nordic philosophy on nature, life, and death. There are also a number of beautiful chapels and a visitors center. The Woodland Cemetery is a UNESCO World Heritage site since 1994. Guided tours on Sundays, July - September, are free for Stockholm Card holders.
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