• Welcome to the Nordic Museum

    Life in Sweden – past and present

Sweden's largest museum of cultural history

The Nordic Museum has exhibitions about life and work, trends and traditions, in Sweden from the 16th century to today. Our collections include clothes and fashion, textiles, furniture and interiors, jewellery, photography, folk art, glass and china. The Museum was founded in 1873 by Artur Hazelius. Welcome!

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Plan your visit to the Nordic Museum. Opening hours, admission fees and how to get here.


Exhibitions at the Nordic Museum reflect life in Sweden from the 16th century to the present day.

What's on

Cheese festival

19–21 february: Meet Swedish cheese producers, taste samples and buy cheeses from all over Sweden.

Heavy Retro

The main characters in this exhibition are grandfather clocks, cabinets, boxes and chests. 

A Taste of Hops

A Taste of Hops is an exhibition about home-brewing past and present.

Home and interiors

This exhibition spans nearly half a millennium of Swedish furniture and interior design.


Free Audio guide

The audio guide tour through the galleries takes in such things as the fully laid 17th century table, 18th century high fashion and August Strindberg’s original manuscript – as well as the exciting history and architecture of the museum building. 

The audio guide is available in Swedish, Easy Swedish, Sami, English, German, Spanish, Russian, French.