The Skansen Open-air Museum

Skansen in Stockholm is the oldest open-air museum in the world.

At the Skansen museum, you will find the history of Sweden shown both in historical buildings as well as intriguing crafts displays.

Every part of Sweden is represented at the Skansen museum, from a southern farm on Skåne to the Sami camp in northern Sweden.

History & Traditions

The museum takes you back to a Sweden before our time. Most buildings and farmsteads at Skansen museum are from the 18th, 19th and nearly 20th centuries.

The Skansen museum isn't your run-of-the-mill museum and you'll find yourself spending most of the day outdoors.

Besides the collection of historic buildings, there are shops, cafes, a nice church, a zoo and an aquarium as well as a children's play area.

May – June 23 10.00-18.00

June 6 – National Day 10.00-20-00

June 24 – Midsummer Eve 10.00-22-00

June 25 – August 31 10.00-20.00

September 10.00-18.00 October – December weekdays 10.00-15.00 weekends and holidays 10.00-16.00

December 13 – Lucia 10.00-18.00

December 24 – Christmas Eve 10.00-14.00

December 25 – Christmas Day 06.00-16.00

Dececmber 31 – New Year’s Eve 10.00-16.00 + 20.00-24.00


Djurgårdsslatten 49
5111 521 Stockholm
Capital Region
+46 (0) 8 442 8000

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  • Lattitude: 59.327043
  • Longitude: 18.103746