Cruise from Stockholm - a port city with a difference

Museums & Attractions

Stockholm is overflowing with experiences and sights, whether you are into art and culture, history, shopping, wining and dining, or nature. Or if it’s all of the above, even better! Here you can combine diverse experiences and pleasures in a single day. The Stockholm Card The Stockholm Card is a visitor’s passport to 80 attractions in Stockholm. They can browse virtually all of the city’s excellent museums, and ride a sightseeing boat or ferry, the subway, an SL bus, or a streetcar.

The Stockholm card

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ABBA The Museum

ABBA The Museum

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The platform-booted and sparkly Swedish band that took the pop world by storm between 1970 and 1983 gave us the hits like “Dancing Queen,” and “Knowing Me, Knowing You” among many others is now immortalized in a state-of-the-art museum where visitors can view the band's stage clothes, artifacts, concert footage, interviews, and more in a contemporary, interactive setting.

Fotografiska

Fotografiska Museet in Stockholm

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Fotografiska is a new museum showcasing the best work in international contemporary photography. The museum, located in a beautiful historic building on the docks of Stadsgården in Stockholm, is perfectly suited to cruise passengers, with a convenient waterfront location and extended operating hours (Sunday - Wednesday 9:00 am - 9:00 pm, Thursday - Saturday 9:00 am - 11: 00 pm).

Moderna Museet

Moderna Museet, art by Gerhard Richter;

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The Modern Museum is one of the world’s most prestigious museums highlighting international art from the 20th and the 21st centuries.

Vasa Museum

The Ship of Vasa

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A “don’t miss” attraction - The Vasa Museum displays the only intact 17th century ship in the world, the 226-ft.- long warship Vasa that sank in 1628 on her maiden voyage.

Skansen Open Air Museum

The outdoor museum Skansen in Stockholm

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The world’s oldest and prettiest open-air museum, founded in 1891. Visit old Sweden in miniature with some 150 historical buildings, workshops and a zoo containing Nordic animals.

The Royal Palace

The Royal Palace in Stockholm

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The Royal Palace was built in the 18th century and is one of the world’s largest inhabited palaces, with more than 600 rooms - many of which are open to the public.

City Hall

View from the City Hall in Stockholm

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Stockholm’s City Hall is known as the city’s majestic landmark with its not-to-be-missed panoramic view of the city from its stately tower that makes for a great photo op.

Fotografiska Museet

Fotografiska Museet in Stockholm

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Fotografiska is a relatively new photography museum located in an old port warehouse and featuring some of the world’s most well-known contemporary photographers.

The Nobel Museum

The Nobel Museum in the Old Town in Stockholm

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Located in the heart of Old Town - The Nobel Museum illustrates a century of creativity. Follow the changes of the 20th century through the work and ideas of more than 700 creative minds.

Drottningholm Place

Drottningholm Castle, where the Royal Family lives

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Drottningholm Palace, a UNESCO World Heritage site and currently the private residence of the Swedish royal family, is famous for its stunning rococo interiors and baroque gardens.

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