Swedish Museum of Natural History

Local nameNaturhistoriska riksmuseet
LocationSveriges Landskap, Sweden

The Swedish Royal Museum of Natural History, in Stockholm, is one of two major museums of natural history in Sweden, the other one being located in Gothenburg.The museum was founded in 1819 by the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences, but goes back to the collections acquired mostly through donations by the academy since its foundation in 1739. These collections had first been made available to the public in 1786. The museum was separated from the Academy in 1965.One of the keepers of the collections of the academy during its earlier history was Anders Sparrman, a student of Carl Linnaeus and participant in the voyages of Captain James Cook.

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Opening hours

Tue - Sun: 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.

Mondays are open during some holidays. Be sure to check the official website for more information.

Admission

Exhibitions: free admission

Cosmonova (40-45 min):
Adults: 100 SEK
Students, seniors: 70 SEK
Children (5 - 18): 50 SEK

Cosmonova (20 min):
Adults: 75 SEK
Students, seniors: 50 SEK
Children (5 - 18): 35 SEK

More information and contact

Wikipedia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Swedish_Museum_of_Natural_History

Official Website http://www.nrm.se/

Email registrator@nrm.se

Phone +46 8 519 540 40

Address Frescativägen 40, 114 18 Stockholm, Sweden

Coordinates 59°22'8.567" N 18°3'14.412" E

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