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Swedish Museum of Natural History

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Address: 40 Frescativaegen, Stockholm 114 18, Sweden
Phone Number: +46 8 519 540 00
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Very nice, interesting and roomy

Excellent place for a family. Cool, interesting and exiting things to look at. The kids lear a lot. Plan for a whole day. The food in the restaurang is excellent for all ages.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
Jonas P
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Karlstad, Sweden
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Karlstad, Sweden
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11 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Excellent place for a family. Cool, interesting and exiting things to look at. The kids lear a lot. Plan for a whole day. The food in the restaurang is excellent for all ages.

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Tanndalen
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Has a very beautiful exterior, but the inside feels a bit dated. Clear focus on families with young kids. Free entrance though.

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Hanoi, Vietnam
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very large museum, so it takes several hours to visit. I preferred couple of visits rather than one. Excellent place to visit for experts or persons who are interested in natural history (all children are). The access is very easy with underground, just pick up line to Universitet and go there if problems ask anybody they speak English

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St. Gallen, Switzerland
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

the main audience are families with small children, so expect a lot of noise when you visit this museum; many of the exhibitions seems to target children, facts are kept to a bare minimum and the language is very basic; unfortunately many explaining texts are only available on monitors, you might have to queue to be able to read them;... More 

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Victoria, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great museum. Has a very inclusive approach and represents all classes of society. The Nordic light exhibition was a standout and the mueum's attention to detail was both informative but not overwhelming. I especially appreciatedteh sdiplays of ordinary everyday artefacts and dometic settings from various eriods. It gave me a real snense of Swedish culture and also made me understand... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016

We spend one day with our family in the museum and it was an interesting place for us all. It took about 5 hours to go all the exhibitions through. We had 6 year old son with us and he was thrilled.

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Canton, Michigan, United States
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016

Very beautiful from the outside, worth seeing. Not the most exciting on the inside to me. I preferred to Historiska for what it had to offer, and that museum was free, this one was 100 SEK. Place settings from all eras if that's your kind of thing.

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Chicago
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016

it has the usual characters you find in a natural history museum (insects, stuffed birds, dino skeletons). nice, clean and open museum that was not over crowded and educational.

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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016

I have been to this place a few times and it is beside the university. They have the Cosmonova and visit that as well. Take your time and be amazed.

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Pasadena, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2016

The history of the Viking people from the beginning. Very well laid out with good explanations and a variety of exhibits.

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With its high-end shopping facilities and Michelin-starred restaurants, Östermalm is definitely the poshest part of central Stockholm. Here you will find Stockholm’s most majestic residential buildings, a beautiful market hall from 1888 displaying gourmet foods from around the world and the Swedish Royal Dramatic Theatre with its awe-inspiring architecture. At night, legendary nightclubs make the perfect location to observe the natives (and those aspiring to become natives of this exclusive neighborhood) in their natural habitat and to enjoy the latest produce of the Swedish house music scene.
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