National Historical Museum

Stockholm, Sweden

The National Historical Museum (Historiska muséet) covers Swedish cultural history and art from the Stone Age to the 16th century. The museum is known for its so called "Gold Room" (Guldrummet) by the architect Leif Blomberg, where a large number of gold objects are kept as part of the exhibition. The museum hosts also the largest Viking exhibition, with more than 4,000 original artifacts.

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Founded: 1866
Category: Museums in Sweden
Historical period: Union with Norway and Modernization (Sweden)

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4.4/5 (based on Google user reviews)

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Jan Sztabiński (37 days ago)
Great and very rich exhibition. Lots of beautiful artifacts organized into nice and interesting stories. Gues even children could find lots of stuff amusing. And it is completely free!
Tomás Alberto Chang Pico (38 days ago)
Entry is free of charge. Learned a lot about Sweden, the exposition is quite interactive and well put together. Great to come if you have kids as well!
Roland Hall (47 days ago)
Amazing museum that is free to enter. Fascinating permanent collection and - when I visited - a really good exhibition that dispelled many myths about Vikings and contained hundreds of brilliant pieces and reams of useful information. A nice cafe of course, and the gold room in the cellar is great too.
Agnieszka MT (54 days ago)
Amazing place, you can go there for free and look at exhibitions at your own pace. Exhibitions are well explained and made very interestingly so even our teenagers were impressed and had fun. Strongly recommend going there, but some warning for you: time flies there! You might need a whole day if you want to see details about exhibits.
Shawn Richter (3 months ago)
Very large and informative museum free of charge that everyone should not miss. Following the exhibition you'll have a quick grip of a thousand years history of Sweden. After that, the viking exhibition is great help to dive deeply into the ancient Nordic culture.
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