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“Super hands-on and texts”

Swedish Museum of Performing Arts
Ranked #111 of 304 things to do in Stockholm
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Owner description: In 2017 the Swedish Museum of Performing Arts will open in Stockholm. A new hub for music, theatre and dance - where innovation and cultural heritage meet. A Stage - a Forum - A Voice. A museum of human creativity.
Malmo, Sweden
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Super hands-on and texts”
Reviewed 10 September 2012

Very nice museum but hard to find. Old sign on facade.
Inside brilliant, interesting and much learnung by hands on.
Text signs were good too! (More than usually in museums)
Staff looking like swedish trolls - but serviceminded.
Good for kids and adults.
We be back!

Visited August 2012
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Northampton, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
“Interesting & interactive”
Reviewed 28 August 2012

A small music and theatre museum, close to the Army Museum. Some nice interactive areas for children of all ages. Some of the exhibits on the website are no longer there (folk instruments for example), at least short term, but the staff were excellent and went out of their way to help, including showing me one exhibit from the storeroom, when I enquired.

Visited August 2012
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Cobham, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
“A bit of a 'Work in Progress'”
Reviewed 21 April 2012

Not as much to do as they would have you believe. I think we have more musical instruments in our home than this place. And you probably do too. There seems to be a lot of - Under Construction - so this bodes well. If you like kids screaming and banging tunelessly on things, this is for you.

Visited April 2012
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Cold, nasty Michigan
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
“My favorite place in Stockholm!”
Reviewed 22 December 2011

This museum is amazing and so much fun for children. We had to practically tear my 1-year-old grandson away from the instruments, he had so much fun playing them and hearing the different sounds. Unfortunately, we didn't have time to view the upper rooms; we only went to the basement and first floor. We only had 2 hours there before it closed, and we easily could have spent the day there! I plan on going there again with my grandson the next time I visit them in Stockholm! The only bad part was that it was hard to find in the "dark" winter time! The entrance is in an alley, and with the darkness coming so early in the winter, it makes it very difficult to find. But it is definnitely well worth the effort!

Visited December 2011
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Chiba, Japan
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“Unique museum”
Reviewed 28 November 2011

This museum was our fourth stop in Stockholm. Beside the Vasa, this is an interesting place and it could be far more than that to music lovers like us, especially classical. There’s a lot of musical items and instruments from famous authors and writers from all over the world. The instruments have their own categories from different milestones. Very worth the money!

Visited November 2011
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