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Army Museum

Riddargatan 13 | Östermalm, Stockholm 114 51, Sweden
+46 8 519 563 00
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Nice free museum

Good museum and well worth a visit, two floors of exhibits covering up to the modern day and... read more

Reviewed 12 April 2018
Trev_9
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Belfast, United Kingdom
Lovely surprise - definitely worth a visit

We popped in here as I had ready the positive reviews and it was free so even though we didn’t have... read more

Reviewed 11 April 2018
Clarissa1428
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Nairobi, Kenya
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Welcome to Armémuseum – one of Sweden’s best historical museums, with exhibitions on three spacious floors. Accompany men, women and children on their journey through wartime and peacetime. Take a walk through Swedish history, from 1500 to the present day, among fascinating historical objects and realistic scenes. Experience living conditions for soldiers, their families and the general population. In the “children’s trail” activity, children can search for clues that lead them to the spoils of war.
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  • Average8%
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Hours Today: 11:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Riddargatan 13 | Östermalm, Stockholm 114 51, Sweden
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+46 8 519 563 00
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Reviewed April 12, 2018

Good museum and well worth a visit, two floors of exhibits covering up to the modern day and information in English.

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Reviewed April 11, 2018 via mobile

We popped in here as I had ready the positive reviews and it was free so even though we didn’t have much time, it seemed like w worthwhile thing to do. We ended up spending much longer than anticipated because we enjoyed it so much....More

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Reviewed April 8, 2018 via mobile

By default a museum about army is not the most exciting to do. Except in Stockholm : this museum is very very interesting with a lot of illustrations, paintings, pictures and interactivity And what a surprise to have something free in Stockholm, city which takes...More

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Reviewed April 5, 2018 via mobile

I’d happily pay to visit this museum, compared to the others its just so much bigger and much more interactive and interesting! Easy walk from centre of Stockholm! Staff were nice. The museum Is clean and because of how spacious everything is it has a...More

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Reviewed March 29, 2018

The museum is free, which is a big plus. You start with 14th century and go down through the museum until late 21st century. It details things like wars with denmark, loot, battle flags, etc. and what I found really interesting was the 20th and...More

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Reviewed March 25, 2018

This museum provided a great overview of Swedish Army history, and the history of Sweden. Lots of artifacts (swords, muskets etc) well displayed and with good identification labels. Good storyboards to give the context of events and dioramas to complement them all.

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Reviewed March 22, 2018 via mobile

We went there on a Thursday and we didn't have to pay an entrance fee. The museum has 3 floors. It's very interesting and also interactive. We liked it a lot. But it is also very sad to see what people can do to each...More

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Reviewed March 22, 2018 via mobile

Another great museum we had the pleasure to explore while in Stockholm. It displays various weapons, uniforms and instruments used in wars from medieval times to the present. There is plenty of information and also scenes depicting certain moments in Swedish history. And the best...More

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Reviewed March 12, 2018

Not only does this museum have the usual artifacts on display and military-themed paintings, it also has life-sized dioramas. Lots of maps to show the Swedish Kingdom’s expansions and contractions. Free WiFi. Don’t miss the pennant displays—they are displayed adjacent to the main rooms. Well-written...More

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Reviewed March 7, 2018 via mobile

Since the army museum opened in 1877 the museum has collected and exposed a large collection of army items from different periods in the Swedish war and peace history. The museum gives a detailed description of how Sweden has developed its army since the 1600th...More

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Samantha T
July 26, 2017|
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Response from Armemuseum | Property representative |
Hi! Just like other have pointed out, you can ask to leave your suitcase at the reception, there will be no problem! Best regards, Titti, Army museum
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