Museums in Sweden

In Sweden you will find historical museums, local museums, science museums, arts museums, open-air museums and many more. Here we list the most recent articles with news about events and exhibitions.

opening of the virtual Swedish Design Museum, focusing on architecture, design and fashion

The virtual Swedish Design Museum opens today

Today, Sweden announced the opening of the virtual Swedish Design Museum. It focuses on architecture, design and fashion. The first exhibition, “Live from Sweden”,...
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Famous toy collection has become new museum at Bergrummet in Stockholm – The Tidö Collection of Toys...

Scandinavia’s largest toy collection was previously kept at the prestigious Tidö Castle in central Sweden. In September, Tidö Collection of Toys & Comics was...
Vasa Museum sets new visitor record in 2016

Vasa Museum sets new visitor record in 2016

The Vasa Museum in Stockholm continues to increase in popularity. All in all, 1,341,676 people visited the Vasa Museum during 2016. Thus the 2015...
Life of Vikings: New Museum in Stockholm dramatises the true picture of the Viking

Life of Vikings: New Museum in Stockholm dramatises the true picture of the Viking

This spring, the new museum Life of Vikings will open in Stockholm. Life of Vikings is an adventure and a journey through one of...
Finnish interior designer Eero Aarnio

Nationalmuseum Design in Stockholm presents Finnish interior designer Eero Aarnio

During Stockholm Design Week 2017, an exhibition by and about Finnish interior designer Eero Aarnio will open at Nationalmuseum Design. Aarnio is one of...
Gingerbread houses at ArkDes in Stockholm

Gingerbread houses at ArkDes Museum in Stockholm

On December 1, 2016 the annual exhibition of gingerbread houses will open at ArkDes, the architecture and design centre in Stockholm. ArkDes is located...
Royal Wedding Dress exhibition at the Royal Palace of Stockholm

See the Royal Wedding Dress exhibition at the Royal Palace of Stockholm

2016 marks 40 years since Miss Silvia Sommerlath and King Carl XVI Gustaf were married at Stockholm Cathedral (Storkyrkan) and the bride became Queen...
Bohus fortress

Bohus fortress, an unprecedented Nordic heritage in Kungälv north of Gothenburg

Forces from Sweden, Denmark and Norway have unsuccessfully besieged Bohus fortress 14 times. During more than 700 years kings, queens, witches and saints have...
Rock carvings in Bohuslän: Vitlycke Museum

Rock carvings in Bohuslän: Vitlycke Museum is open every day during summer

At Tanum in northern Bohuslän people from the Bronze Age carved thousands of images into the smooth rocks. These images and stories are so...
Malmöhus Castle

Malmöhus Castle

Screenshot from the virtual tour that you can experience yourself, see below (photo: Expedia Sweden) Malmöhus Castle in Malmö is the oldest surviving renaissance castle...
Lödöse Museum turns 50

The medieval city of Lödöse: Lödöse Museum turns 50

The first museum in Lödöse opened in spring 1965. This is celebrated on Sunday, September 27, with a sparkling birthday party. During the day,...
Olof Arborelius, Lake View at Engelsberg, Västmanland, 1893

Stockholm: Nationalmuseum’s summer exhibition to feature 100 great paintings

This summer’s exhibition at Nationalmuseum in Stockholm, 100 Great Paintings, will be a chance to revisit old favourites from the museum’s collection and to...
Ingrid Bergman in Fjällbacka - an exhibition at Bohuslän Museum, Uddevalla

Ingrid Bergman in Fjällbacka – an exhibition at Bohuslän Museum, Uddevalla

On August 29 the actress Ingrid Bergman would have turned 100. This is commemorated in different ways around the world. On May 30 the...
Prince Eugen's Waldemarsudde, Stockholm

Prince Eugen’s Waldemarsudde: art museum and gardens

If you are in Stockholm and take the tram out to the island of Djurgården until the final stop, you have come to Waldemarsudde....
The Artipelag art gallery in the Stockholm archipelago

The Artipelag art gallery in the Stockholm archipelago

When we visited Stockholm, the city experienced temperatures of over 30 degrees Celsius. In the narrow lanes of Stockholm's Old Town Gamla stan it got...
Naval Museum, Karlskrona

Naval Museum in Karlskrona is Museum of the Year 2015

Today it was announced that the Naval Museum in Karlskrona has been named Swedish Museum of the Year 2015 by the Association of Swedish...
Skansen open-air museum in Stockholm

The open-air museum Skansen on Djurgården

In warm summer weather, Stockholmers swarm to the open air-museum Skansen. At Skansen you can spend a whole day without even a hint of...
The Vasa Museum in Stockholm

The warship Vasa – A visit to the Vasa Museum

In recent years, the Vasa Museum in Stockholm has welcomed over 1.2 million visitors per year and is now one of the biggest tourist...

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