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 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.

British – Ever so Nordic

This exhibiton is about Nordic fashion and lifestyle with influences from Britain.


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

Free Audio Guide

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

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