Stockholm's National Museum
Housing Sweden’s premier collection of art, the National Museum of Art is a hugely popular attraction located at the vibrant heart of the country’s capital. Its spacious Renaissance building houses over half a million objects, and some of Sweden’s most important cultural gems.
Visiting this museum of fine artsThe museum displays paintings by Swedes and international artists, ranging from the Middle Ages right up to the 20th century. Whether you are an art expert or complete amateur, you are sure to enjoy the splendor of the collection and learn about the history of the works as you move around the building.
The building houses a rotating collection of permanent and temporary exhibits to keep their displays fresh. The museum features work by popular Swedish artists such as Carl Larsson, Anders Zorn and Hanna Pauli. Explore paintings and sculptures by legendary figures like Rembrandt, Goya and Degas, as well as learning about more modern innovations.
Up until 2018, temporary exhibitions for the museum will be displayed at Konstakademien and Kulturhuset Stadsteatern (the Art Academy and the House of Culture), as the main venue is undergoing renovations. Here you will be able to see high quality collections until the main venue is open again.
When in Stockholm with the familyIf you are traveling with children, then a trip to the National Museum is a perfect way to entertain the kids. If you are under 26, you are permitted free entry and on Sundays the museum holds creative activities for kids and adults at their studio on Fredsgatan 12.
If you are planning on visiting the National Museum of Art, be sure to stay central. The Radisson Blu Royal Viking Hotel in Stockholm has over 450 rooms for guests to choose from and guarantees relaxing accommodation for the whole family.