Museum of National Antiquities

Local nameHistoriska Museet
LocationStockholm, Sweden

The Swedish History Museum is a museum located in Stockholm, Sweden, that covers Swedish archaeology and cultural history from the Mesolithic period to present day. Founded in 1866, it operates as a government agency and is tasked with preserving Swedish historical items as well as making knowledge about history available to the public.

The origin of the museum is the collections of art and historical objects gathered by Swedish monarchs since the 16th century. It has a number of permanent exhibitions and annually hosts special exhibitions tied to current events.

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Opening hours

Oct 1 - May 31:
Mon: closed
Tue - Fri: noon - 6 pm
Wed: noon - 8 pm
Sat, Sun: 11 am - 6 pm

Jun 1 - Aug 31:
Open daily: 11 am - 6 pm
(except Jun 24-25, 2016)

Sep 1 - Sep 30:
Open daily: 11 am - 6 pm
Wed: 11 am - 8 pm


Free admission for all visitors from Feb 2, 2016.

NOTE! Admission fees can be charged for concerts, lectures, certain guided tours and other types of events.

More information and contact


Official Website


Phone +46 8 519 556 00

Address Narvavägen 13-17, 114 60 Stockholm, Sweden

Coordinates 59°20'5.029" N 18°5'27.039" E

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