Known for their green spaces and innovative design principles, Sweden is minimalist, cozy, and quirky, and offers the same variety in their art and culture. From cutting edge modern art, to 17th century sailing ships and traditional Scandinavian alcohol, there really is a museum for everyone. And yes, ABBA lovers, worry no more- what would Stockholm be without a museum devoted to their legendary pop icons? Come with Singulart on a one of a kind Scandinavian journey through these five museums.
For modern art lovers, discover one of the best modern art museums in Scandinavia at Modern Museet. Here you can find classics like Picasso, Dali, and Matisse, as well as contemporary Swedish artists and hip temporary exhibitions. Enjoy their lecture series, thought-provoking tours, and a free ‘language café’ every Tuesday night to learn how to speak like a local.
Address: 4 Exercisplan, Norrmalm Stockholm, Stockholms län, 111 49, Sweden
Free entry, exhibitions from 120 SEK
Known as one of the largest contemporary photography museums in the world, Fotografiska is a hot spot not to miss. In addition to their four major exhibitions each year and over 100 smaller ones, they also host photography workshops and courses. Located in the old customs house, the building itself flaunts its stunning Art Nouveau style and the upstairs café offers incredible views of the city.
Address: 22 Stadsgårdshamnen, Södermalm Stockholm, Stockholms län, 116 45, Sweden
Adults: 135 SEK, Students and Seniors: 105 SEK, Under 12: Free
The Vasa Museum is the most visited museum in Scandinavia and is home to the only preserved 17th century ship in the world. The ship sank on its first voyage in 1628 in Stockholm Harbor and was later discovered in 1961 and restored. The restoration showcases the splendor of naval craftsmanship of its era, and you can explore the ship itself, as well as other maritime exhibitions full of seafaring history.
Address: 14 Galärvarvsvägen, Östermalm Stockholm, Stockholms län, 115 21, Sweden
Adults: 130 SEK, Students: 110 SEK, 18 and Under: Free
The quirky Spiritmuseum is exactly what the name describes: a museum devoted to alcohol, drinking song culture, and of course, tasting sessions. Learn about the history of various drinks, from beer to the traditional Scandinavian Aquavit, and enjoy a glass while exploring the exhibits.
Address: Djurgårdsvägen 38 – 40, 115 21 Stockholm, Sweden
Adults: 120 SEK, Students and Seniors: 80 SEK, 16-18 years old: 50 SEK, 15 and Under: Free, Admission and Tasting Tray with 3 Swedish Aquavits and 1 Arrack Punsch: 250 SEK
ABBA- The Museum
Last but certainly not least, you can’t talk about Sweden without talking about ABBA. Among fabulous costumes, gold discs, and archival film footage, journey through the glamorous history of these pop icons and even perform with ABBA avatars, singing along to Dancing Queen and Mamma Mia. Get your tickets in advance- they sell out fast- and put on your boogie shoes and full body sequined jumpsuit.
Address: 68 Djurgårdsvägen, Östermalm Stockholm, Stockholms län, 115 21, Sweden
Adults: 250 SEK, 7-15 Years Old: 95 SEK, Under 7: Free