Skansen, 1891 - world's oldest open-air museum, Stockholm

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Djurgårdsslätten 49-51, 115 21 Stockholm, Sweden


+46 8 442 80 00

At Skansen, you can discover Sweden’s history and find out how Swedes once lived according to the changing seasons, through the customs and traditions, work, celebrations and everyday life of times gone by.

This is also a place where festive occasions are celebrated throughout the year. The lively programme of activities includes singing, dancing and concerts in the summer, and Christmas markets in the winter with dancing around the Christmas tree and concerts at Seglora Church.

This is the world’s only open-air museum with wild animals. Here you can see Nordic wildlife, rare breeds, pets and exotic creatures. Newly open is the big Baltic Sea Science Center where you can experience the life beneath the surface.[ read more..]