Museum of Medieval Stockholm

Local nameStockholms medeltidsmuseum
LocationGamla stan, Stockholm, Sweden

The Museum of Medieval Stockholm, centrally located north of the Royal Palace, was constructed around old monuments excavated in an extensive archaeological dig in the late 1970s. Part of Stockholm's city wall, dating from the early 16th century, was also found. In order to make the finds accessible to the general public, a planned subterranean garage had to give way to the Museum of Medieval Stockholm, which was inaugurated in 1986. Museum director Margareta Hallerdt created a visionary state-of-the-art museum, designed by artist Kerstin Rydh, that received both national and international acclaim and won the European Museum of the Year Award in 1986.

The museum was closed from June 15, 2007 until early 2010 during the restoration of the bridge Norrbro. During this period, the exhibition was rebuilt while a minor temporary exhibition was available in Kulturhuset at Sergels torg.The museum enables visitors to experience medieval Stockholm, with its brick houses and booths, workshops,…

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Opening hours

Tue, Thu – Sun: noon – 5 p.m.
Wed: noon - 8 p.m.
Mon: closed


Free admission.

More information and contact


Official Website


Phone +46 8 508 316 20

Address Strömparterren 3, 111 30 Stockholm, Sweden

Coordinates 59°19'41.648" N 18°4'12.84" E

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