Sigtuna Museum

Sigtuna, Sweden

Sigtuna Museum exhibits the history of Sigtuna, Sweden's oldest medieval city. The museum is located on the site where the first royal palace was built in the late 900’s AD. The museum dates back to 1916 and the current museum has been built in the 1960s with new showrooms, reception and storage. The permanent exhibition displays Sigtuna's earliest history. Although the museum is active in many areas the archaeological part is strongly represented. There is one of the largest collections of archaeological findings in Sweden.

The museum also includes City Hall, a well-preserved 1700’s building, Lundströmska farm, a store with 19th century atmosphere and mayor’s farm. These houses are open in summer season. The museum has also an underground hall for temporary exhibitions.

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Founded: 1916
Category: Museums in Sweden
Historical period: Modern and Nonaligned State (Sweden)

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www.sigtunamuseum.se

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4.1/5 (based on Google user reviews)

User Reviews

Peter Paulson (12 months ago)
It was a wonderful little museum full of cool old stuff and helpful signs about it. Highly recommend to any Sigtuna tourists.
Louis Samarasinghe (Louiis) (15 months ago)
Small but detailed, the main exhibition is wonderful and the 'Sigtuna today exhibition' is an idiosyncrasy I enjoyed. A little pricey for what it is, but its well maintained and provides visitors with a extra bonus when visiting the small town.
Dina Gecevič (3 years ago)
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Zainab jumaa (4 years ago)
Very interesting to see..
Shane Grüling (4 years ago)
Small but really cool if you like history
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