Nordic lifestyle since 1523

The Nordic Museum is Sweden’s largest museum of cultural history. An everyday palace, and a place of stories about the life and people of the Nordic region – yesterday, today and tomorrow.

Discover clothes and fashion, textiles and jewellery, homes and furniture, photography, toys, folk art, glass and porcelain. There is also an exhibition about the only indigenous people in Sweden, the Sami.

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Free Audio guide

Explore the museum and it's exhibitions through our audioguide, available in 10 languages:  English, German, Spanish, Russian, French, Finnish, Italian, Arabic, Chinese, Sami, Swedish and Easy Swedish.

My 1950s

Nylon stockings, corsets, accentuated waists and flared skirts. But also elegant gloves, hat, large pearl earrings, jeans and checked shirt. My 1950s – Women . Fashion. Everyday Life offers visitors a broad perspective of fifties fashions, as well as some thoughtful insight into the social ideals of the time.


Why do the Swedes eat "semlor" (cream buns with marzipan)? How did people prepare for Christmas in earlier times? What are the origins of the Midsummer pole?

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