Skansen consists of the oldest open-air museum in the world and the Stockholm zoo, with a beautiful location on Royal Djurgården and a view over all of Stockholm.
Skansen is the world's first open-air museum, founded in 1891. Here you can enjoy a zoo (you'll find both domestic and wild Nordic animals such as bears, wolves and lynx.) but also historical buildings and dwellings that provide a sense of Swedish history. A preference would be to visit during…
At the open-air museum; Skansen, visitors can stroll through five centuries of Swedish houses and farmsteads and observe wild Nordic animals. Here you can also experience different Swedish national holidays, such as Walpurgis and Midsummer.
Skansen is situated at the Royal Park of Djurgården and is a park that demonstrates how life in Sweden used to be. It also has an animal park showing the Swedish wild-life and fauna. One of my fav places in Stockholm with a beautiful view over the city as well. Don’t forget to try the local waffles…
Outdoor museum loved by adults and kids alike. For those who appreciate architecture - you will find Scandinavian homes transported whole from their original places. There is also a zoo featuring Nordic animals (lynx, bears...). And several re-enactments of crafts from the bygone eras are taking…
Skansen is the world’s oldest open-air museum, showcasing the whole of Sweden with houses and farmsteads from every part of the country.
DJURGÅRDEN - open-air museum with farms and Swedish-animals-zoo. Beautiful old houses brought from all around Sweden to Skansen and Swedish animals, like for example elks. Perfect to bring your own picknick and spend the day getting to know how Swedes did different labours back in the day.
Animals, playgrounds, nice view Also there is aquarium inside one that you pay extra and one free
I feel that Skansen is a really great place to visit if you are interested in swedish history and How people used to live and How they worked. Skansen has a lot to offer and this is Where I Take my friends from abroad. Whilst here you have easy access also to go to Wasa museum which has grown…
Stockholms Zoo and more! At Skansen the past and present meet, fantasy and facts, animals and culture, traditions and trends. Here, the versatile and the unique, the playful and educational, the eternal and the fleeting meet. Sweden's soul in a living museum, in the middle of Stockholm. Lively, fun…
“The museum displays the only almost fully intact 17th century ship that has ever been salvaged.”
“Wether you're a family, friends or a couple, a day at the amusement park is always fun. Here you can easily spend the whole day and its nice to take the boat over on a summer day.”
“Moderna Museet opened in 1958 and collects, preserves, shares and exhibits modern and contemporary art. I always have heaps of fun and interesting thoughts when leaving this place.”
“Stockholm’s own Selfridges for shopping. The kitchen area downstairs is very nice and I recommend their food selections.”