Swedish History Museum

Swedish History Museum in Stockholm

The Swedish History Museum is one of the biggest museums in Sweden. Every year tens of thousands of visitors come from Sweden and around the world to see one of the world’s largest Viking exhibits, Sweden’s foremost gold and silver treasures, incomparable medieval art and unique finds from one of the most violent battles of Swedish history – the Battle of Gotland 1361. The museum is house to more than ten million objects – archaeological artifacts and ecclesiastical art – excavated and found in what is now called Sweden. But the objects origins are worldwide and of all times, from oldest prehistory to the Viking and Middle Ages. The museum is also a venue for temporary exhibitions and activities for all ages. Lectures, theme weekends, school tours, family activities and school holidays programs are part of the supply. The museum’s restaurant, Café Rosengården, serves delicious and hearty lunches, “Viking plate” and mead, dishes adapted for children, coffee and home-baked bread, with a focus on local and organic products. Vegetarian options are always on the menu. The museum shop has a varied assortment of jewelry, glass, textiles, literature and souvenirs for adults and children alike.

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