The best museums in Stockholm in 2022

These are the top 50 best museums in Stockholm, Sweden, ranked by their rating and popularity in 2022. Click a museum for more information about the museum, including visitor information, exhibitions and reviews.

For a complete overview of museums in Stockholm, their exhibitions and discount cards & passes, see our overview page with all museums in Stockholm.

These are the best museums in Stockholm:

  1. Vasa Museum1

    Vasa Museum

    Stockholm
    The Vasa Museum (Vasamuseet) is a maritime museum in Stockholm that is located on the island of Djurgården that houses the only fully intact seventeenth-century ship, the Vasa, which sank on her maiden voyage in 1628. The main hall of the Vasa Museum contains the ship itself, as well as exhibits rel
  2. Skansen Open-Air Museum2

    Skansen Open-Air Museum

    Stockholm
    Skansen is the world's first ethnographic open-air museum as well as one of the most extensive ones. It was founded in 1891 and its primary aim was to show how people in different parts of rural Sweden lived before the emergence of an industrialized society. Visitors to the Skansen Open-Air Museuma
  3. Fotografiska3

    Fotografiska

    Stockholm
    Fotografiska is the Swedish Museum of Photography located in the district Södermalm in the Swedish capital Stockholm. This centre for contemporary photography is located directly on the water in the building of the former large customs house (Stora Tullhuset), which was built in 1906-1910 according
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  5. ABBA The Museum4

    ABBA The Museum

    Stockholm
    ABBA The Museum is a Swedish museum dedicated to the pop group ABBA in the Djurgården district of Stockholm in Sweden. The museum displays its collection of exhibits, which includes the artists' clothing, golden records and other original memorabilia. Furthermore, ABBA The Museum, which opened in Ma
  6. The Royal Palace5

    The Royal Palace

    Stockholm
    The Royal Palace in Stockholm, completed in 1760, is the official residence of the Swedish royal family. Built in Baroque style, this building contains more than 600 rooms. The complex holds royal apartments and several museums. With its marvellous Italian-Baroque facade, Stockholm Palace is one of
  7. The Swedish History Museum6

    The Swedish History Museum

    Stockholm
    The Swedish History Museum (Statens historiska museum) is the State Historical Museum in the Swedish capital Stockholm. The site dates back to 1866, and the construction of the current site took place between 1934 and 1939. It is the national Swedish museum of archeology and history with more than 2
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  9. Nordic Museum7

    Nordic Museum

    Stockholm
    The Nordic Museum in Stockholm looks like a cathedral, but is in fact a museum with a vast collection of furniture, art and other artefacts connected with the cultural history of Sweden from the early modern period (which began in 1520) to the contemporary period. The museum is located on Djurgården
  10. Moderna Museet - Stockholm8

    Moderna Museet - Stockholm

    Stockholm
    Moderna Museet is a state museum for modern and contemporary art in Stockholm. The museum is located on the island of Skeppsholmen. The Moderna Museet exhibits art from 1900 to contemporary, including Swedish and Scandinavian art (with around 3,700 works), international art including works by Pablo
  11. Royal Armoury9

    Royal Armoury

    Stockholm
    Livrustkammaren, the Royal Armoury, is the oldest museum in all of Sweden and is located in the center of Stockholm. The museum is located in the basement of the Stockholm Palace where all kinds of objects about the military history of Sweden and about the royal family are exhibited. The museum was
  12. Museum of Medieval Stockholm10

    Museum of Medieval Stockholm

    Stockholm
    The Museum of Medieval Stockholm (Stockholms medeltidsmuseum) is a museum in Stockholm that is located on the Helgeandsholmen Island, north of Stockholm Castle. The Museum of Medieval Stockholm was constructed around old monuments excavated in an archaeological dig. In the museum visitors can experi
  13. Swedish Army Museum11

    Swedish Army Museum

    Stockholm
    The Swedish Army Museum (Armémuseum) is a museum of military history in Stockholm. The museum is dedicated to Sweden's military history, Sweden's current military neutrality policy and the Swedish Army. The building where the museum is located was built in the 17th century as an arsenal for the prod
  14. Prins Eugens Waldemarsudde12

    Prins Eugens Waldemarsudde

    Stockholm
    The Prins Eugens Waldemarsudde is a museum located on Djurgården in Stockholm. The name is derived from the historical name of the island of Djurgården. Prince Eugen of Sweden discovered the place and later bought the land and had architect Ferdinand Boberg build a new house there. The house later
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  16. The Nobel Museum13

    The Nobel Museum

    Stockholm
    Housed in an impressive 18th-century building, the Nobel Museum collects and presents the fascinating stories of Nobel Prize Laureates. Exhibitions in the Nobel Museum are highly educative and focus on both natural sciences and culture. The museum aim to spread knowledge in an interactive way and vi
  17. Hallwyl Museum14

    Hallwyl Museum

    Stockholm
    The Hallwyl Museum (Hallwylska museet) is a Swedish national museum housed in a historic building in central Stockholm. The building, Hallwyl Palace (Hallwylska palatset), was built in 1893-1898 to the design of Isak Gustaf Clason for Count Walther von Hallwyl and his wife Wilhelmina to house the co
  18. Skansen - Akvariet15

    Skansen - Akvariet

    Stockholm
  19. Swedish Museum of Natural History16

    Swedish Museum of Natural History

    Stockholm
  20. Royal Treasury - The Royal Palace17

    Royal Treasury - The Royal Palace

    Stockholm
    The Royal Treasury - The Royal Palace is a museum in the cellar vaults under the Rikssalen (The Kingdom Hall) at Stockholm's castle, where Sweden's Regalia and other valuable objects are exhibited to the public. The collection includes the sword of Gustav Vasa and the crown of Eric XIV.
  21. The Royal Stables - The Royal Palace18

    The Royal Stables - The Royal Palace

    Stockholm
    The Royal Stables - The Royal Palace (H.M. Konungens Hovstall) is a stable in Stockholm. The Royal Stables are Swedish cultural heritage with its magnificent carriages, parade uniforms and harnesses. The approximately 50 horse-drawn carriages, sleighs and coaches are kept there, together with the ca
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  23. Stockholm City Museum19

    Stockholm City Museum

    Stockholm
    The Stockholm City Museum (Stadsmuseet i Stockholm) is a museum in Stockholm in Sweden that illustrates the history of the Swedish capital from different perspectives. The museum is housed in the former Södra stadshuset on the island of Södermalm. Built between 1664 and 1680, the building has been l
  24. Stockholm Toy Museum20

    Stockholm Toy Museum

    Stockholm
    The museum has been built by the museum director and owner David von Schinkel, the set designer Caroline Romare and the architect Louise Robinson. The collections of the Stockholm Toy Museum include some 40,000 toys from the 17th century onwards. This makes it the museum with the largest toy collect
  25. The Thiel Gallery21

    The Thiel Gallery

    Stockholm
  26. Swedish National Museum of Science and Technology22

    Swedish National Museum of Science and Technology

    Stockholm
    The Swedish National Museum of Science and Technology (Tekniska museet) is a museum in Stockholm with Sweden's largest collection of science and technology exhibits. The current building in the Östermalm district of Stockholm was opened in 1936 and was built according to the plans of the architect R
  27. Nationalmuseum23

    Nationalmuseum

    Stockholm
    The Nationalmuseum is located in Stockholm and is the largest art museum in Sweden. The collection of the Nationalmuseum includes old paintings and sculptures, handicrafts and drawings from the 16th century to the 20th century. The collection contains work by great artists such as Rembrandt, Rubens,
  28. Stockholm Transport Museum24

    Stockholm Transport Museum

    Stockholm
    The Stockholm Tram Museum (Swedish Spårvägsmuseet, also Stockholm Transport Museum) is a tram museum in Sweden. The museum owns approximately 60 trams, buses, trolleybuses, suburban rail and metro cars.
  29. Museum of Mediterranean and Near Eastern Antiquities25

    Museum of Mediterranean and Near Eastern Antiquities

    Stockholm
    The Museum of Mediterranean and Near Eastern Antiquitie (Medelhavsmuseet) is a museum in Stockholm that holds and displays an archaeological and cultural-historical collection that consists of finds from the countries of the Mediterranean and the Middle East. The collection of the Museum of Mediterr
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  31. Maritime Museum26

    Maritime Museum

    Stockholm
    The Sjöhistoriska Museet is the Maritime Museum of Stockholm in Sweden that is located on the northern shore of Djurgårdsbrunnsviken. The permanent exhibition features a large collection of paintings and ship models that illustrate the history of the Swedish Navy. A highlight is a replica of a cabin
  32. Spiritmuseum27

    Spiritmuseum

    Stockholm
  33. Aquaria Water Museum28

    Aquaria Water Museum

    Stockholm
    The Aquaria Vattenmuseum (the Aquaria Water Museum) is a show aquarium and natural history museum in Stockholm, located on the west side of the island of Djurgården. In the various aquariums, the aquatic life of the Baltic Sea, the tropical rainforest, the mangrove forests, the coral reef, the tropi
  34. Museum of Far Eastern Antiquities29

    Museum of Far Eastern Antiquities

    Stockholm
    The Museum of Far Eastern Antiquities (The Östasiatiska museet) is a museum of art and archeology from East Asia in Stockholm. It is located on the island of Skeppsholmen and contains an extensive collection of artifacts from China, Japan, India and other parts of Asia. The Museum of Far Eastern Ant
  35. Postmuseum30

    Postmuseum

    Stockholm
    The Postmuseum (The Postal Museum) is a museum in Stockholm that is dedicated to the history of the post office in Sweden. The permanent exhibitions in the Postmuseum mainly show the postal history and the history of letters and stamps. These exhibitions are named "The letter - a journey through cen
  36. Sven-Harry's Art Museum31

    Sven-Harry's Art Museum

    Stockholm
    Sven-Harry's Art Museum (Sven-Harrys Konstmuseum) is an art museum and art hall in Stockholm that was founded by Sven-Harry Karlsson. The building houses the museum, the art hall, a roof garden, a restaurant, apartments and commercial spaces. The art hall is divided into three large halls, two on th
  37. Royal Coin Cabinet32

    Royal Coin Cabinet

    Stockholm
    The Royal Coin Cabinet (Kungliga Myntkabinettet), also The Swedish Economic Museum (Sveriges ekonomiska museum) is a museum in Stockholm that is devoted to the history of money and economic history. The Royal Coin Cabinet is one of the oldest museums in Sweden, its collections go back to the 1570s.
  38. Strindberg Museum33

    Strindberg Museum

    Stockholm
    The Strindberg Museum (Strindbergsmuseet) is a museum in Stockholm that is dedicated to the Swedish playwright, novelist, poet, essayist and painter August Strindberg. The museum is located in the last dwelling of Strindberg, a house in Stockholm's Norrmalm district. Strindberg moved into the house,
  39. Dansmuseet - Rolf de Mare's Museum of Movement34

    Dansmuseet - Rolf de Mare's Museum of Movement

    Stockholm
    Dansmuseet - Rolf de Mare's Museum of Movement (The Dance Museum) is a museum in Stockholm dedicated to the performing and visual arts. The museum holds and displays a collection of materials from Western Europe which date between 1500 and 1850, a journal collection that dates from the turn of the 2
  40. Swedish Centre for Architecture and Design35

    Swedish Centre for Architecture and Design

    Stockholm
    The Swedish Centre for Architecture and Design (Svenskt arkitektur- och designcentrum, ArkDes) is a Swedish National Museum for architecture and design in Stockholm, located on the island of Skeppsholmen in the same complex as the modern art museum. The Swedish Centre for Architecture and Design exh
  41. House of Amber Stockholm36

    House of Amber Stockholm

    Stockholm
  42. Polismuseet37

    Polismuseet

    Stockholm
    The Police Museum (Polismuseet) is a policing museum in Stockholm that is dedicated to the history of the Swedish Police. The exhibitions are arranged on two floors and show objects of the life of the police through time. One exhibition includes Swedish police uniforms since 1850. Another shows life
  43. Museum Tre Kronor - The Royal Palace38

    Museum Tre Kronor - The Royal Palace

    Stockholm
    Museum Tre Kronor is a museum in Stockholm dedicated to the old castle Tre Kronor and is housed in the Stockholm Palace. The museum is located in the rooms that used to be kitchens in the Tre Kronor Castle and are thus the oldest rooms in the Palace, some dating back to the 14th century. The Museum
  44. Gustav III's Museum of Antiquities - The Royal Palace39

    Gustav III's Museum of Antiquities - The Royal Palace

    Stockholm
    Gustav III's Museum of Antiquities - The Royal Palace is Sweden's oldest public art museum, and one of the oldest in Europe. It was opened in 1794 in a part of the Stockholm Palace, to memorize Gustav III's protection of the free arts. The museum contains ancient sculptures from his trip to Italy in
  45. Almgrens Sidenväveri40

    Almgrens Sidenväveri

    Stockholm
    The Almgrens Sidenväveri (Stiftelsen K A Almgren Sidenväveri & Museum) is a museum in Stockholm where old machines are still producing silk. The museum features exhibitions on it shistory and silk production in general.
  46. Magasin 341

    Magasin 3

    Stockholm
  47. Bonniers Konsthall42

    Bonniers Konsthall

    Stockholm
    Bonniers konsthall is an art gallery in Stockholm for Swedish and international contemporary art. It is the center of Swedish and international contemporary art with exhibitions, discussions and seminars. The five-storey building is made of glass and steel that was designed by Johan Celsing Architec
  48. Museum of Biology43

    Museum of Biology

    Stockholm
    The Museum of Biology (Biologiska Museet) is a musuem in Stockholm that holds and displays a collection of stuffed European and mostly Scandinavian birds and mammals in their natural habitat in dioramas. A total of 299 different species are on display, many of which are still in their original state
  49. Jewish Museum Stockholm44

    Jewish Museum Stockholm

    Stockholm
    The Jewish Museum in Stockholm (The Judiska museet i Stockholm) is a museum in Stockholm dedicated to Judaism. The museum focuses on objects and environments related to Jewish religion, tradition, and history, with special focus to Judaism in Sweden. The Jewish Museum in Stockholm is lcoated at the
  50. Bellman's House45

    Bellman's House

    Stockholm
  51. Carl Eldhs Ateljémuseum46

    Carl Eldhs Ateljémuseum

    Stockholm
  52. Royal Swedish Academy of Arts47

    Royal Swedish Academy of Arts

    Stockholm
    Royal Swedish Academy of Arts (The Konstakademien) promotes the development of art in Sweden. The Art Academy holds a large collection of works of art from the past 270 years, mainly of its own members, as well as a famous collection of antique plaster and a comprehensive archive.
  53. Swedish Music Hall of Fame48

    Swedish Music Hall of Fame

    Stockholm
  54. Ivar Lo-Johansson Museet49

    Ivar Lo-Johansson Museet

    Stockholm
  55. The National Sports Museum50

    The National Sports Museum

    Stockholm
    The National Sports Museum (Riksidrottsmuseet) ) is a sports museum in Stockholm that is located in Stockholm's Östermalm district, housed in the same complex as several other museums. The National Sports Museum covers two floors especially with exhibits related to the Swedish sports history. In add

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