Stockholm Sights

Skansen

  • Djurgårdsslätten 49–51 Map It
  • Djurgården
  • Zoo/Aquarium

Published 04/05/2016

Fodor's Review

The world's first open-air museum, Skansen was founded in 1891 by philologist and ethnographer Artur Hazelius, who is buried here. Drawing from all parts of the country, he preserved examples of traditional Swedish architecture, including farmhouses, windmills, barns, a working glassblower's hut, and churches. Not only is Skansen a delightful trip out of time in the center of a modern city, but it also provides insight into the life and culture of Sweden's various regions. In addition, the park has a zoo, carnival area, aquarium, theater, and cafés.

Sight Information

Address:

Djurgårdsslätten 49–51, Stockholm, 115 21, Sweden

Map It

Phone:

08-4428000

Website: www.skansen.se

Sight Details:

  • Park and zoo: Jan.–Mar. and Sept.–Dec. SKr 100 (SKr 130 on weekends in Sept.); Apr. and May SKr 120 (SKr 130 on weekends in May); June–Aug. SKr 170. Aquarium SKr 100
  • Oct.–Mar., weekdays 10–3, weekends 10–4; Apr., daily 10–4; May–mid-June and Sept., daily 10–8; mid-June–Aug. 10–8

Published 04/05/2016

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