Swedish Army Museum

Stockholm, Sweden

The Swedish Army Museum, was awarded the title of the best museum of Stockholm in 2005. Its displays illustrate the military history of Sweden, including its modern policy of neutrality, and of the Swedish Army. The building was erected in the 17th century as an arsenal for the production and storage of artillery weapons.

The exhibition includes life-size figures of soldiers of past centuries, as well as scenes of the great battles of Swedish forces, weapons, military clothes and other attributes of war. The trophies and flags of armies defeated by Sweden in the 17th and 18th centuries are displayed in a special room at the Armémuseum. The museum had an Enigma machine on display in its Spies temporary exhibition.

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Founded: 2002
Category: Museums in Sweden
Historical period: Modern and Nonaligned State (Sweden)

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4.6/5 (based on Google user reviews)

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Gunter Van Deun (11 months ago)
Well made representations of historical events with clear clarifying text panels. Interesting as foreigner to learn from it. Best was the top floor. The other floors, being a bit closer to today’s time, felt a bit less structured on the time line. Even free entrance so definitely worth a visit.
Tzu-Han C (15 months ago)
Absolutely fantastic museum to visit for those who like military history. Mostly important: free entry!
Stefan S (16 months ago)
Awesome collection of military history stuff and gear, a lot to do and learn there - and the best: this gem is free! So don't miss out ?
Andrea Zanotto (19 months ago)
Full of vivid reconstructions that take you in past times. Very immersive the sound effects that feel very natural. By far the best museum of Stockholm.
Giuseppe Venezia (2 years ago)
Guns and other stuff
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