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Skansen, Stockholm

4.2
#2 of 520 in Museums in Sweden
Experience centuries of Swedish history through architecture, reconstructed farms, and live reenactments at Skansen, one of the world's first open-air museums. The property, established in 1891, boasts 150 houses and other buildings that have been moved from different parts of the country to this site as examples of regional style. Here Scandinavian traditions are upheld through craft making and Swedish celebrations. Take in views of Stockholm from this vantage point--kids will especially like the Stockholm zoo and children's zoo. After exploring the museum and watching living history actors in period dress, stop into the museum shop to purchase national specialties and handicrafts. To visit Skansen on your holiday in Stockholm, and find out what else Stockholm has to offer, use our Stockholm.
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  • We came here to specifically see the reindeers but ended up spending 2h and having a marvellous time. Must visit in Stockholm to get the fundamentals of a nordic experience  more »
  • Skansen, the open air museum is a great attraction, however best to visit in summer when most of the houses and workshops are open. Even in winter, one can still see the animals, with several types...  more »
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  • Great place to bring the family. There is so much to see and experience. I recommend a good stroller but let your kids run around as much as possible. Mine are older but they still enjoyed it. It’s rich in history and they have a great diverse zoo.
  • Beautiful collection of historical Swedish buildings. It was only a pity not everything was open. But the buildings that were open, people in traditional style would tell enthusiastically about that time setting of the building. Also nice zoo and aquarium
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