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Stockholm has a museum for every flavour. From the world's largest photography museum to an exploration of Viking heritage and life throughout Swedish history. The city's rich history has filled Stockholm with art and culture, much of which is on display in galleries throughout the city. The capital of Sweden is sure to have a gallery or institution to attract your fancy. How many museums are there in Stockholm? There are approximately 50 museums in the Swedish capital, all focussing on a variety of different topics, including art, history, science and technology, and people. The art galleries include Fotografiska, on Södermalm, the world's largest photography museum, which has constantly changing exhibitions. Amongst the history institutes you can visit is Skansen on Djurgården, where you can step back in time to rural times, as you will be surrounded by traditional Swedish life. To learn about science and technology the Tekniska Museet is an incredible place to visit as it explores both the past and the future. When it comes to prize winning discoveries and creativity, the Nobel Prize Museum can tell you all about it. And if you want to celebrate some of Sweden’s most popular musicians ABBA The Museum is the place to go. What are the best museums in Stockholm? Some of the best, not-to-miss museums in Stockholm are: Vasa Museum: the most popular museum in Scandinavia Fotografiska: though there are locations in other cities around the world but the gallery in Stockholm is the original one Skansen: the home of Swedish traditions as well as a zoo with native animals ABBA The Museum: the place to explore and sing along with the greatest Swedish band ever Nobel Prize Museum: learn about the history of this world-famous prize and the contributions made by prize winners Moderna Museet: features 20th-century and contemporary art collections Nationalmuseum: has a collection spanning paintings, sculptures, design, applied and graphic art from the Middle Ages to the present time Nordiska Museet: tells the story of Sweden’s cultural history There are also some great lesser known exhibitions that are fun to visit. Such as the Spritmuseum which explores the history and culture of alcohol in Sweden, and the Stadsmuseet I Stockholm, where you can learn more about the city and its history.  Can you visit Stockholm museums for free? Yes, some exhibitions and galleries in Stockholm can be visited for free, though often only on specific dates or at specific times. The Stadsmuseet, Medeltidsmuseet (medieval times) and Riksidrottsmuseum (sports) always have free entry. For the following places free entry depends on the day and time, so it is best to look up on their own websites as those can change: ArkDes Armémuseum Bonniers Konsthall Judiska Museet Liljevalchs Moderna Museet The Royal Armoury Swedish Holocaust Museum For some of these institutions free entry is only during one hour a week, for others it is on a specific day of the week. This makes careful planning important if you want to enjoy these free entry options. Book your Stockholm museum tickets right here! When you book your Stockholm tickets on our website, you are not only getting the lowest price, most of our Stockholm museum tickets also include fast-track admission! This means that you can skip the queues at the entrance and save time as well as money. So forget the lines and book your tickets online. Another option is to combine your tickets with those for Hop on Hop off Stockholm. This will give you even better deals on your Stockholm tickets. Enjoy your vacation to the fullest and discover the best things to do in Stockholm with Tours & Tickets!