What to visit in Stockholm Sweden

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VASA MUSEUM

Vasa Museum has many fascinating exhibitions that detail the story of the sinking of this great battleship in 1628. Join a guided tour and learn about the story of the sinking, the years it took to salvage the ship and the long restoration process to turn Vasa into what we see today.

Exhibitions

The historic collections contain many objects that were found in the ship; from tools to decorative pieces, as well as personal belongings from the crew.  You can also see the remains of some of the unlucky who went down with the ship. Through the historic exhibitions you can learn about life on board and shipbuilding techniques of the 1600s.

SKANSEN OPEN AIR MUSEUM

The Älvros farmstead from the mid 19th century shows life in the north of Sweden, and is open every day of the year. Sit for a while by the fire and talk to the persons working here.
Seglora Church – a wooden church dating back to the early 18th century still used for weddings, christenings and church services. Don’t miss the ornate ceiling paintings.
The town quarter shows what urban life in Sweden during the 18th and 19th century would have been like. Visit the Olde shop, the Ironmonger´s store, the bakery, shoemaker’s and different craft workshops. Follow the glassblowers at Skansens glasswork using traditional craft methods.
Skogaholm Manor – explore how the wealthy family on this 18th century lived.
The area with Nordic animals – many different species and breeds of animals such as wolverines, otters, wolves, lynx, reindeer, seals, foxes, bison, owls and more.
Lill-Skansen has been the children’s favorite place at Skansen since 1955 but Lill-Skansen is a place where all children can learn about animals and nature – all year round. In an area of 5400 square meters there are petting corners, an outdoor stage for children’s theater and an indoor arena that encourages play and laughter. Children meet guinea pigs, rabbits, snakes, cats, small goats and many more animals!

SKYVIEW

View of Stockholm
Ericsson Globe is situated in the southern part of Stockholm so as you ascend on your 20 minute ride up the SkyView, you can get views over the southern suburbs. It’s a great way to experience Stockholm and one for your bucket list of things to do in the city.

AQUARIA WATER MUSEUM

The Living Amazon Rainforest: filled with giant catfish, stingrays, piranhas, insects and more, the Amazonian rainforest exhibit also simulates day and night as well as thunderstorms and rain showers.
Tropical Marine Aquarium Dive down into the tropical coral reefs and discover a rich ecosystem of sharks, moray eels, corals, anemones, cleaner shrimp, sea cucumbers, clown fish, mandarin fish and more!
Nordic Waters: Keep warm when you wander through the Nordic mountain lake, or “bergsjö”. Learn about the local inhabitants such as Artic Char, sea trout and more.


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