Swedish Museum of Natural History, Stockholm

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Natural History Museum · Hidden Gem · Museum
Learn about the origins and development of the universe at Swedish Museum of Natural History. Founded in 1819 to advance the knowledge of the natural world, today the museum features an IMAX theatre showing 3-D movies and the largest planetarium in Sweden. Trace the biology and natural environment of human beings. Explore coniferous and deciduous forests, marshland, and agriculture landscapes and all the animals that make their homes there. Follow the discovery trail to study everything from minerals and meteorites to bear habitats and anthills. Put Swedish Museum of Natural History into our Stockholm planner to see other points of interest to visit during your vacation in Stockholm.
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  • A great museum! One of the better ones I’ve ever been to! Lovely exhibitions, very interactive for kids. Only drawback was the slim selection of food on the cafeteria.  more »
  • I have seen a fair share of Natural History Museums and this was no different from others. Don't get me wrong, building was fabulous and exhibition was versatile. There was a lot for the kids, very...  more »
  • If you want to cover all of the permanent and temporary exhibitions, you will have to set aside the best part of a day... The museum is impressive. When we visited, the photos of the latest (2018) contest of Wildlife Photographer of the Year were on show with winners and runners-up in the various categories. An amazing array of shots. The exhibition on Swedish fauna, however, is really the main attraction, with some taxidermy masterpieces on show. The life-like impression is breathtaking.
  • Great place to visit. The building itself from the outside is already nice and you can go in for free! They have a impressive collection and there is also a movie theatre. For that part you have to pay, but it was worth it. We had lunch here and that was good too.

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