Nordic lifestyle since 1523

Nordiska museet 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. 

What's on

The museum is open daily with safety precautions

The museum is open daily 10 am–5 pm and Wednesday evenings 5–8 pm with safety precautions due to Covid-19.
Read our precautions 

The Arctic – While the Ice Is Melting

Nordiska museet’s new major exhibition, The Arctic – While the Ice Is Melting, allows visitors to meet people from some of the world's coldest places, where the environment and living conditions are changing at a rapid pace.

Theme issue on Arctic traces

Nordiska museet’s major exhibition, The Arctic – While the Ice Is Melting, is based upon three years of preparatory work. Besides the exhibition, the project has resulted in a multidisciplinary anthology entitled Arctic Traces: Nature and Culture in Motion, published by Nordiska museet in the spring of 2020.  Parts of the antology is published in English in Journal of Northern studies theme issue Tracing the Arctic; Arctic Traces 2:2021. Guest editor: Lotten Gustafsson Reinius.

Read the theme issue (pdf)

The new entrance and backyard

Welcome to our newly renovated backyard and Two directions, an artistically decorated entrance by artist Outi Pieski.
To the backyard 

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