Historiska museet

Meet the Vikings 2015

Join us in the courtyard for Viking crafts and games. Great fun for young and old alike! June 15–August 23, 11–17.30.

For information in Finnish and Russian, click on the flags!

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Click to watch a two minute introduction to the museum.


These pages on Exhibitons and History are for our visitors who want a text that is easy to read. Take me to the Easy English themes »



Our exhibitions

Visit the gold room, see how the vikings lived or admire our Gothic Hall and its medieval ecclesiastical art. Information about our permanent and temporary exhibitions. »

Visiting with kids

Plan your visit

When is the museum open? Can I bring the baby-stroller? Is it allowed to take photographs? How much is the entrance fee? Here you find information that helps you plan your visit to the museum. »

Guided tours
in English

Every Friday, Saturday and Sunday in May there will be guided tours of the Viking exhibition in English. The tours start in the Entrance Hall, at 1 pm. Fridays free admission, welcome!

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Opening hours

June 1–August 31:
Open every day 10 am–6 pm
(except June 19 and 20 2015)

September 1May 31:
Tuesday to sunday 11 am–5 pm
Wednesday 11 am–8 pm
Mondays closed (closed December 24, 25, 31 2015)


Swedish bullar

Enjoy a nice meal in our cafe

Our cafe serves homemade lunch every day. You can also enjoy a cup of tea or coffee with a freshly baked cake. Read more about our cafe »

The museum shop

Museum Shop

You'll find a wide variety of things in our well-stocked museum shop. Buy a copy of some original Viking jewellery! Take me shopping »



SHM Picture

The Swedish History Museum's picture library is temporarily closed. For more information please contact This is a mailto link »



Buses 44 and 56 to Historiska museet, buses 69, 76 or tram/streetcar 7 to Djurgårdsbron.
Underground to Karlaplan or Östermalmstorg.

Visiting address:
Narvavägen 13–17


Stockholm underground

Find your way to the museum

Finding your way to the museum is easy. Especially if you use Stockholm Transports Journey Planner.
Plan your journey »


The Royal Coin Cabinet

Visit our sistermuseum

The Royal Coin Cabinet is a national museum with special responsibility for areas such as the history of money, the history of finance and the art of medals.
The Royal Coin Cabinet »

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