Top Places for Art and Cultural Activities in Stockholm

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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Check the list of top places for art and culture in Stockholm:

  1. Vasa Museum

    #1 of 36 Art and Cultural Attractions in Stockholm
    Vasa Museum

    Tags: Museum, Architecture , Specialty Museum

    Address: Galarvarvsvagen 14, Djurgarden, 11521 Stockholm, Sweden

    Timings: 08:30 am - 08:00 pm Details

    Unusual to look at, yet utterly enchanting on the inside, this museum is one of Stockholm’s unmissable gems. Opened recently in 1990, the prime exhibit here is the Vasa, a ship doomed by it&rsqu...Read more

  2. Gamla Stan

    #2 of 36 Art and Cultural Attractions in Stockholm
    Gamla Stan

    Tags: Architecture , Neighborhoods

    Address: Gamla Stan, Södermalm, Stockholm, Sweden

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    This area of Stockholm is about as authentic a treat you can have of a medieval township as anywhere in the world. Quite a few of the buildings are remnants from the 13th and 14th centuries, and the l...Read more

  3. Skansen

    #3 of 36 Art and Cultural Attractions in Stockholm
    Skansen

    Tags: Museum, Zoo, Entertainment, Concert

    Address: Djurgardsslatten 49-51, 115 21 Stockholm, Sweden

    Timings: 10:00 am - 03:00 pm Details

    The world’s oldest open air museum may also be its greatest. The 75 acre replica of a 19th century Swedish town, complete with its own zoo, draws over a million visitors every year! The 150 buil...Read more

  4. Royal Palace

    #4 of 36 Art and Cultural Attractions in Stockholm
    Royal Palace

    Tags: Palace, Architecture

    Address: 107 70 Stockholm, Sweden

    Timings: 09:00 am - 05:00 pm Details

    The palace is quite a source of instant gratification, especially if you’re a history buff or simply enjoy looking at luxurious opulence. One of Europe’s most magnificent castles, the Pala...Read more

  5. Moderna Museet

    #5 of 36 Art and Cultural Attractions in Stockholm
    Moderna Museet

    Tags: Art And Culture, Art Museum, Library, Exhibition

    Address: Exercisplan 4, 111 49 Stockholm, Sweden

    Timings: 10:00 am - 06:00 pm Details

    Featuring Swedish and international modern and contemporary art, including works by masters such as Picasso and Dali and Matisse, this is quite an edgy museum. The sculpture park outside is very cool....Read more

  6. Nordic Museum

    #6 of 36 Art and Cultural Attractions in Stockholm
    Nordic Museum

    Tags: Art And Culture, Museum, History Museum

    Address: Djurgardsvagen 6-16, 115 93 Stockholm, Sweden

    Timings: 09:00 am - 06:00 pm Details

    On Djurgargen Island, this museum was brought to existence thanks to private donations. It’s style is Danish Renaissance, and it’s exhibits include a vast number of objects on display, per...Read more

  7. Storkyrkan

    #7 of 36 Art and Cultural Attractions in Stockholm
    Storkyrkan

    Tags: Church, Religious Site, Historical Site, Architecture

    Address: Trangsund 1, 111 29 Stockholm, Sweden

    Timings: 09:00 am - 04:00 pm Details

    This medieval architectural magnificence has been around for nearly as long as Stockholm city. It started out as a chapel for fishermen in the 12th century and underwent many expansions through the ce...Read more

  8. Waldemarsudde

    #8 of 36 Art and Cultural Attractions in Stockholm
    Waldemarsudde

    Tags: Art Museum, Garden, Historical Site, Sculpture

    Address: Prins Eugens Väg 6, 115 21 Stockholm, Sweden

    Timings: 11:00 am - 05:00 pm Details

    Swedish Prince Eugen fell in love with this particular bit of land full of centuries-old oak trees and had architect Ferdinand Boberg build him a house here. He was a painter and after his death the h...Read more

  9. Hallwylska Museet

    #9 of 36 Art and Cultural Attractions in Stockholm
    Hallwylska Museet

    Tags: Art And Culture, Art Museum

    Address: Hamngatan 4, 111 47 Stockholm, Sweden

    Timings: 10:00 am - 07:00 pm Details

    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 wo...Read more

  10. Kulturhuset

    #10 of 36 Art and Cultural Attractions in Stockholm
    Kulturhuset

    Tags: Art And Culture, Entertainment, Performance, Theatre

    Address: Sergels torg, 111 57 Stockholm, Sweden

    Timings: 11:00 am - 05:00 pm Details

    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 per...Read more

  11. Stadsbiblioteket

    #11 of 36 Art and Cultural Attractions in Stockholm
    Stadsbiblioteket

    Tags: Library

    Address: Odengatan 73, 113 50 Stockholm, Sweden

    Timings: 10:00 am - 09:00 pm Details

    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 minima...Read more

  12. Riddarholmskyrkan

    #12 of 36 Art and Cultural Attractions in Stockholm
    Riddarholmskyrkan

    Tags: Church, Religious Site

    Address: Riddarholmen, 111 28 Stockholm, Sweden

    Timings: 10:00 am - 05:00 pm Details

    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. I...Read more

  13. Tyska Kyrkan

    #13 of 36 Art and Cultural Attractions in Stockholm
    Tyska Kyrkan

    Tags: Church, Religious Site, Architecture

    Address: Svartmangatan 16, 111 29 Stockholm, Sweden

    Timings: 10:30 am - 04:30 pm Details

    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 numero...Read more

  14. Thielska Galleriet

    #14 of 36 Art and Cultural Attractions in Stockholm
    Thielska Galleriet

    Tags: Art Museum, Art Gallery

    Address: Sjotullsbacken 8, 115 25 Stockholm, Sweden

    Timings: 12:00 pm - 05:00 pm Details

    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&rsquo...Read more

  15. Iron Boy

    #15 of 36 Art and Cultural Attractions in Stockholm
    Iron Boy

    Tags: Sculpture

    Address: Tradgardsgatan 2, 111 31 Stockholm, Sweden

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    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 showe...Read more

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