Explore the rich culture while visiting the many attractions Stockholm is replete with. These cultural attractions are suitable for all ages and can prove to make your trip to Stockholm a fruitful one. Be it historic monuments or cultural performances, cultural attractions somehow steal the show of the other attractions and things to do in Stockholm.
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Galarvarvsvagen 14, Djurgarden, 11521 Stockholm, Sweden
08:30 am - 08:00 pm
Essentially a maritime museum, the Vasa Museum is a must on every list of things to do in Stockholm. It has an apt location too on the island of Djurgården. You can look forward to displays of fully intact 17th century shops here. Whether you like boats or not you are sure to leave highly enlightened after a visit to this museum. Fascinating ...
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Gamla Stan, Södermalm, Stockholm, Sweden
Formerly known as the Staden mellan broarna, the Gamla Stan is one of the prettiest locales of Stockholm. It is in fact the old town of the city. The locale is mainly made up of the island Stadsholmen. It also has under its wing some more very picturesque islands of Stockholm, including Riddarholmen, Helgeandsholmen, and Strömsborg. You are ou...
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107 70 Stockholm, Sweden
09:00 am - 05:00 pm
The official home and major royal palace of the Swedish monarch, the Royal palace is located on the city’s mist central island. The attraction is still home to the Swedish Royal Family. Indeed, there is a lot of history attached to this place. Hang around the palace before actually going in to experience some interesting royal activities like...
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Djurgardsslatten 49-51, 115 21 Stockholm, Sweden
10:00 am - 03:00 pm
Skansen boasts of the fact that is Sweden’s first open air museum. Along with this, it is also a zoo accommodating some interesting extinct animals. It is located on the city’s island Djurgården. Its opening date goes back to 11 October 1891. The name of the attraction is derived from the fact that Skansen refers to “open-ai...
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Exercisplan 4, 111 49 Stockholm, Sweden
10:00 am - 06:00 pm
Art beckons from many corners and facets of Stockholm, while it can be viewed everywhere, attractions like Moderna Museet take it a notch higher. Being the state museum for modern and contemporary art, Moderna Museet is perched in central Stockholm’s island Skeppsholmen. Along with Swedish modern art collections, you can also find very intere...
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Djurgardsvagen 6-16, 115 93 Stockholm, Sweden
09:00 am - 06:00 pm
The Nordic Museum or the Nordiska museet is yet another attraction location centrally on Stockholm’s island of Djurgården. History buffs are in for some major enlightenment on Sweden’s bygone era including cultural history and ethnography of Sweden, all this spanning over the 15th century to the current times. The collection inclu...
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Trangsund 1, 111 29 Stockholm, Sweden
09:00 am - 04:00 pm
Storkyrkan which is essentially “the Great Church” was officially named Sankt Nikolai kyrka. It is a very culturally fulfilling experience, backed up by its location in the old town area of the city. A fine example of Swedish Brick Gothic architecture, the attraction almost does not fit in your eyes with its majestic grandeur. Equally e...
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Prins Eugens Väg 6, 115 21 Stockholm, Sweden
11:00 am - 05:00 pm
Located on the central island of Djurgarden, the Waldemarsudde is a fantastic museum that once housed by the Swedish Prince Eugen. In fact, it is he who discovered this palace that stands a s a museum today, way back in the year 1892. Centuries-old oak trees create a reposeful backdrop for this museum that takes you back in time. Inside, you will f...
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Hamngatan 4, 111 47 Stockholm, Sweden
10:00 am - 07:00 pm
This late 19th century palatial home was built for Count Walther von Hallwyl and his wife, Wilhelmina. The countess was a travelbug and collected a lot of art from the places she visited around the world, all of which she ended up donating to Sweden. The house has been preserved as it was in her time. Every inch of it bursts with artworks, stylish ...
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Sergels torg, 111 57 Stockholm, Sweden
12:01 am - 12:00 am
Modern Swedish culture’s most empowering center is an endless treasure trove: theatre, temporary art exhibitions, marionette shows, culture and art seminars, film, events, concerts and dance performances. Over 2100 shows are performed annually. No wonder over three million people visit every year. Moreover, this is a public space, so you&rsqu...
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Odengatan 73, 113 50 Stockholm, Sweden
10:00 am - 09:00 pm
There are two reasons to visit the Stockholm Municipal Library. One, you’re a bibliophile. Two, you have a thing for architectural marvels. This early 20th century municipal library has a minimal but attractive orange colored exterior. Inside, the windows in the tall rotunda allows the room to be lit with a very natural light. There isn&rsquo...
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Riddarholmen, 111 28 Stockholm, Sweden
10:00 am - 05:00 pm
Located on the islet of the same name, just off Gamla Stan, this elegant and soaring church is the burial location of Swedish royalty. Some parts of the original 13th century structure still remain. It is also the city’s only remaining preserved medieval monastery. The main highlight is the marble sarcophagus of Gustav II Adolf. It does not f...
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Svartmangatan 16, 111 29 Stockholm, Sweden
10:30 am - 04:30 pm
This is a bit of a hidden gem. You’ll stumble across it as you wander around Gamla Stan, and be glad you did. The spire of the Old German Church is the highest point in Gamla Stan. Of the numerous reminders of prominent German presensence in Stockholm, this church is the most prominent. Built in the 14th century and expanded in the 16th, the ...
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Sjotullsbacken 8, 115 25 Stockholm, Sweden
12:00 pm - 05:00 pm
This intimate house was built for banker and collector Ernest Thiel, who, after losing his fortune, donated his collection to the state in 1924. In doing so, he gifted the state one of the world’s finest collection of Nordic art dating from the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Some of the prominent artists who find a space here are E Janss...
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Tradgardsgatan 2, 111 31 Stockholm, Sweden
12:01 am - 12:00 am
They also call this 15 centimetres high sculpture of a small boy gazing up with his arms around his knees the ‘little boy who looks at the moon’. His lonely look inspires visitors to shower him with coins, sweets, flowers and candy. In winter they even gift him a scarf, hat and coat - a very cute sight. This is one of Stockholm’s hidden monuments.