The Skansen Museum

The Skansen Museum

Skansen is an authentic museum where Swedish history lives on. It is one of the museums that is supposed to be on your “What to visit in Stockholm” list is the open-air museum – Skansen. This is the world’s oldest museum, opened in 1891, and it is located in Djurgården. The museum will introduce to the history and architecture of Sweden, Swedish lifestyle, their culture and tradition. You will get a full impression of the Swedish people and their lifestyle throughout history. It expands on 300.000 m2.

The city and village districts are shown, where 150 old houses from the 18th and 19th century are located. In Skansen, there are various craftsmen workshops, a bell, a church, and a windmill. There are also amusement parks, an aquarium, restaurants, cafés, and picnic areas. What is especially interesting is the amusement park, but also the zoo that attracts both children’s and adults’ interest. In the zoo, Nordic wild animals, as well as domestic animals, may be seen. You will also encounter costumed farmers that look after the animals.You can buy products based on traditional recipes in certain shops.

The museum arranges various manifestations over the course of the year.

Ticket price for Skansen Museum
There is a possibility to buy combined tickets, annual and daily. Depending on the time of year, daily tickets for adults range from € 15.60 to € 21.40.
On this site you can see all the tickets that are on offer:
Opening hours of the Skansen Museum
The museum is open for 365 days, the main entrance is open from 10:00 to 15:00, while the aquarium and souvenir shop are open from 10:00 to 16:00

Author of the article

Maja Glavaš, tour guide
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