Stockholm for the family

Fun for the entire family

To experience a new city with children is something very special. Stockholm has so much to offer for curious young visitors and their parents. Let yourself be taken on a voyage of discovery – there’re fun, physical and educational experiences awaiting you all over in Stockholm. Here we list some of the most classic must-dos and some that you may have missed. Come and play!

SKANSEN

This museum, the world’s first open-air museum, turns 500 years of Swedish history into tangible reality. In addition to experiencing Sweden as it looked to our ancestors, you will also have an opportunity to see, and perhaps even to pet, animals native to Sweden and other parts of the world Let’s see if you’re brave enough to pet our boa constrictor Snoddas?

Address:
Djurgårdsslätten 49-51 / Stockholm, Sweden
Telephone:+46 (0) 8 442 82 00
E-mail: info@skansen.se
Website: www.skansen.se

GRÖNA LUND

Grona Lund is our colorful amusement park located on the island of Djurgården in Stockholm. A lovely place for joy and laughter, whether it be over a meal, a concert or at the curve on the Ladybug!

Address:
Lilla Allmänna Gränd 9 / Stockholm, Sweden
Telephone:+46 (0)10-708-91 00
E-mail: info@gronalund.com
Website: www.gronalund.com

TOM TIT`S EXPERIMENT

The best way to take in the natural sciences is to experiment and do your own testing. At Tom Tits Experiment, visitors are encouraged to explore and play their way to knowledge – knowledge that sticks. You conduct all the experiments in whichever order you choose. The restaurants and cafés serve well-prepared healthy food so that you’ll have the stamina to make it through your entire day.

Address:
Storgatan 33 / Södertelje, Sweden
Telephone:+46 (0) 8 522 525 00
E-mail: info@tomtit.se
Website: www.tomtit.se

JUNIBACKEN

Junibacken is a culture center for children with a focus on books, reading, and Swedish children’s authors. Astrid Lindgren is a recurring theme at Junibacken and the Story Train takes you on a journey through Astrid Lindgren’s fairy tale world. Meet Mardie, Emil, Karlsson on the Roof and many others.

Address: Galärvarvsvägen 8 / Stockholm, Sweden
Telephone:+46 (0) 8 587 230 00
E-mail: info@junibacken.se
Website: www.junibacken.se

THE BUTTERFLY HOUSE HAGA OCEAN

Wander freely among tropical butterflies in Fjärilhuset’s (the Butterfly House) tropical greenhouse. Fjärilshuset also have one of the biggest shark tanks in Scandinavia holding 1.2 million liters of water. The exhibit Dangerous Animals teaches you about some of the world’s most dangerous animals.

Address:
Haga Norra / Solna, Sweden
Telephone:+46 (0) 8 730 39 81
Website: www.fjarilshuset.se

RUM FÖR BARN – ROOM FOR KIDS

At the fourth floor in Kulturhuset at Sergels Torg in Stockholm, you’ll find Room for Kids. This is a space for reading and borrowing books, painting, listening to stories, and singing. Room for Kids is located on the fourth floor in Kulturhuset.

Address:
Kulturhuset-Sergels torg / Stockholm, Sweden
Telephone:+46 (0) 8-506 20 200
E-mail: kundtjanst@stadsteatern.stockholm.se
Website: http://kulturhusetstadsteatern.se/Bibliotek/Rum-for-Barn/

ANDYS LEKLAND – ANDY’S PLAYLAND

Welcome to a playful experience beyond the ordinary! Throw yourself down slides, dive into the ball pool, and explore new, exciting things in Andy’s Playland. Andy’s Playland has sites in Barkarby, Bromma, Länna, Sickla (Nacka) and Skärholmen.

Address: Sickla Köpkvarter Siroccogatan 7/ Nacka, Sweden
Telephone:+46 (0) 8-643 18 30
E-mail: sickla@andyslekland.se
Website: http://www.andyslekland.se/

SWEDISH HISTORY MUSEUM

Everyone is admitted for free at the Swedish History Museum. This museum allows you to follow history from ancient times to the Middle Ages and exhibitions are adapted to accommodate baby carriages. The permanent exhibit on the Viking Age lets children discover history interactively.

Address: Narvavägen 13-17 / Stockholm, Sweden
Telephone:+46 (0) 8-519 556 00
E-mail: info@historiska.se
Website: http://www.historiska.se

POSTMUSEET – THE POSTAL MUSEUM

With its extensive and unique postal service history and philatelic collections, the Postal Museum in Stockholm is considered one of the world’s premier postal museums. This is a national museum that collects, preserves and exhibits Swedish postal history so that present and future generations will also be able enjoy this cultural heritage.

Address:
Lilla Nygatan 6 / Stockholm, Sweden
Telephone:+46 (0) 10-436 4439
E-mail: postmuseum@posten.se
Website: http://www.postmuseum.posten.se

SPÅRVÄGSMUSEET – THE STOCKHOLM TRANSPORT MUSEUM

The exhibits at the Stockholm Transport Museum extends all the way back to the first horse-drawn trolleys in 1877. The museum has three permanent exhibition departments. A cultural department of transport history with 50 vehicles and much more. A department focusing on the history of technology with details of vehicles and equipment; and an art history department that focuses on art in the subway.

Address: Tegelviksgatan 22 / Stockholm, Sweden
Telephone:+46 (0) 8-686 1760
E-mail: sparvagsmuseet@sl.se
Website: http://sparvagsmuseet.sl.se

NATIONAL MUSEUM OF SIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY

A favorite spot for budding and well as fully-fledged geniuses. Explore and discover how everything is connected. An exciting journey from the infancy of the Industrial Age to the future of grand visions. We have welcomed millions of curious children and grownups since early 1936 – ready to see, learn and understand the role of science and technology in society. The Museum of Science and Technology is Sweden’s largest museum of technology.

Address:
Museivägen 7 / Stockholm, Sweden
Telephone:+46 (0) 8-450 56 00
E-mail: info@tekniskamuseet.se
Website: http://www.tekniskamuseet.se

NATURHISTORISKA MUSEET – MUSEUM OF NATURAL HISTORY

The dinosaur exhibit makes the Museum of Natural History in Stockholm a perennial favorite among most kids. The enormous skeleton of a T-rex or the “sleeping” baby dinosaur inspire awe and fascination. The museum has a dozen permanent and temporary exhibitions that deal with everything between heaven and earth, literally. And some under water, too.

Address: Frescativägen 40 / Stockholm, Sweden | Telephone:+46 (0) 8 5195 4000 | E-mail: registrator@nrm.se | Website: http://www.nrm.se

Header Picture: Archipelago | Photo: © Image mediabank Sweden

SKANSEN

GRÖNA LUND

TOM TIT`S EXPERIMENT

JUNIBACKEN

THE BUTTERFLY HOUSE HAGA OCEAN

ROOM FOR KIDS

ANDY´S LEKLAND

THE SWEDISH HISTORY MUSEUM

THE POST MUSEUM

STOCKHOLM TRANSPORT MUSEUM

NATIONAL MUSEUM OF SIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY

THE SWEDISH MUSEUM OF NATURAL HISTORY

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