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Dansmuseet - Rolf de Mare's Museum of Movement

17 Drottninggatan | 111 51, Stockholm 111 51, Sweden
+46 4684417651
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Very interesting

I had not read about this museum before my trip to Stockholm and I kind of stumbled upon it one day... read more

Reviewed 13 July 2017
San Francisco, California
Only for ballet lovers

Small museum dedicated to the dance and especially to the history of the Swedish ballet. Only for... read more

Reviewed 2 June 2017
Stockholm, Sweden
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At the heart of Stockholm is Dansmuseet, a museum dedicated to world dance. Apart from the permanent displays, several temporary exhibitions are put on every year. Dance films are always available and live performances. There is a large selection of events and activities to choose from during autumn, winter and spring.
  • Excellent39%
  • Very good33%
  • Average20%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible2%
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
17 Drottninggatan | 111 51, Stockholm 111 51, Sweden
+46 4684417651
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Reviewed 13 July 2017

I had not read about this museum before my trip to Stockholm and I kind of stumbled upon it one day walking to my hotel and made a mental note to come back when it was open. I am so glad I did. It looks...More

Thank BBSF12345
Reviewed 2 June 2017

Small museum dedicated to the dance and especially to the history of the Swedish ballet. Only for fans of the topic, not for generic tourists. Audio guide via smartphone only in Swedish. Free Wi-Fi available.

Thank MarcoSpi61
Reviewed 31 May 2017

Close to the harbour, and downtown walking areas, this converted office space is a dense gallery of well designed exhibits. Although most of the displays are static, they attempt through drawer enabled switches and modest sound tracks to involve the viewer. The icons of dance,...More

Thank roadkilt
Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

Amazed to see the founder's passion in dance and his collection of dance related items from all around the world. Small but a performing arts lover would enjoy it.

Thank Asta F
Reviewed 16 August 2016

This is a specialized, niche museum and many times these types of museums are every intimate and interesting because they tend to be very focused on the specific theme (eg the Fotofgrafiska). However, this museum was generally disappointing. There was a lot of promise, but...More

Thank ZenHealer7
Reviewed 28 July 2016

This museum is located spot ON Drottninggatan on your way to the Old Town. It offers great exhibitions which are from time to time free to see. It has a really good restaurant. And a small store with music, dance videos and swedish handmade handicraft....More

Thank Anna S
Reviewed 23 July 2016

As I was very interested in dance, I made it a must to visit this museum and it did not disappoint me. On entering, you arrive to a huge space which to me represent a dance stage with ongoing snippets of films/ dance/ performances on...More

Thank HJene
Reviewed 17 July 2016

On Drottninggatan between Sergels torg and Parliament you find a small but interesting museum dedicated to dance. I especially enjoyed the room with 20+ miniature replicas of scene from a ballet performance. Under each little display is a a drawer and when pulled out music...More

Thank Solveig P
Reviewed 5 July 2016

This museum has a really stunning collection of costumes, sets and pictures,a lso a couple of films, from the famous Ballet Suédois in Paris during the 1920s.

Thank Mikaela K
Reviewed 27 June 2016

This is a very nice and good museum located in a beautiful building, with a lot of historical peaces from the dance history. Sweden has played an important role in the history of dancing and here you get to see it!

Thank GunillaJStockholm
Norrmalm is Stockholm’s most central and busiest
neighborhood. It’s home to the main shopping street,
Drottninggatan, and to Stockholm icons like the
Sergels Torg glass obelisk, the famous Hay Market with
its Carl Milles sculptures, and the Hötorget
Skyscrapers, a sight on every other Stockholm
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