Stockholm museums enjoy high quality and prestige. The capital of Sweden is an exceptional cultural destination for families, since in addition to the wide variety of children's museums, the most classic museums also take care of the little ones with activities and programs designed for them.
Museum tickets in Stockholm are not cheap, so it will probably pay you to buy the Stockholm Card, a card that allows you unlimited use of public transport and access to 80 museums and attractions. The prices of this card range between 58 euros for the one valid for 24 hours and 124 euros for the 120-hour card.
More than 300 years ago the warship Vasa sank off the coast of Stockholm. Rescued from the depths of the sea in the 1960s, today it is exhibited in the Vasamuseet, rebuilt and around a very interesting naval exhibition.
In addition to admiring the ship, the children enjoy in this museum trying a classic diver's bell and discovering how the people of the sea lived centuries ago.
Vasamuseet is located in central Stockholm, at Galärvarvsvägen 14.
Entry costs just over 9.5 euros, but it's free with the Stockholm Card.
The Skansen Zoo and Open Air Museum was created to introduce visitors to the ways of life of Swedes from different regions of the country.
The traditions, the typical clothes, the customs and the festivities of the Swedes are well captured here.
Some 150 constructions make up this great museum that shows from noble buildings to humble farms, all of them faithfully transferred and rebuilt.
The huge zoo is home to bears, moose, snakes, monkeys and many other animals - especially Scandinavians - that will attract the eyes of children and adults.
In December, Skansen has an added attraction: a very popular Christmas market.
Skansen is located on the island of Djurgården, at Djurgårdsslätten 49.
The entrance costs between 6.60 and 11.20 euros. The pass is free with the Stockholm Card.
The Royal Armory or Livrustarkammaren is part of the facilities of the Royal Palace and exposes a fairy tale universe in which children can play to feel like knights or princesses for a few hours.
Armor, clothing, carriages and objects used for centuries by Swedish royal families make up this collection that began in 1620 when the monarch Gustav II Adolfo wanted to show the people his blood-stained clothing after the war in Poland.
Livrustarkammaren is located at Gamla Stan: Slottsbacken, 3.
The entrance fee costs approximately 6.20 euros. Free entry with the Stockholm Card.
The birthplace of the Nobel Laureates has a museum dedicated to the prestigious awards, displaying information on the laureates since 1901, honoring Alfred Nobel and displaying hundreds of ideas signed by the laureates.
An extensive library, temporary exhibitions and the magnificent building in which the museum is housed are other of the great attractions of this gallery. Aware that the subject can be tedious for children, Nobelmuseet has a program of activities aimed at the little ones.
The Nobel Prize Museum is located in the heart of Stockholm, in Börshuset, Stortorget.
The Nobelmuseet hours are from 10 am to 6 pm between the months of May and September. The rest of the year: from 11 am to 5 pm, except Mondays, when it is closed.
Entry costs approximately 7.20 euros, but is free with the Stockholm Card.
To enter this children's museum is to enter the world of the fairy tale characters created by Astrid Lindgren. Discover Villa Villekulla, the home of Pipi Longstocking, laugh with Emil and Karlsson, travel in a floating train car and experience adventures in this magical place.
Junibacken is located at Galärvarvsvägen 8.
Junibacken is open from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. every day of the year except Mondays in June, July and August.
Admission costs 14.75 euros for adults and 12.98 euros for children between 2 and 12 years old. With the Stockholm Card, entry is free.
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