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Swedish Museum of Natural History

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Address: 40 Frescativaegen, Stockholm 114 18, Sweden
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+46 8 519 540 00

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Dad and daughter

Great place to find out about Swedish history. Multiple levels with access for the older generation and people in wheel chairs

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 days ago
Stockholm, Sweden
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Stockholm, Sweden
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Great place to find out about Swedish history. Multiple levels with access for the older generation and people in wheel chairs

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Kharkiv, Ukraine
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

rich collection from all parts of the world. presents modern scientific achievements too.actively visited

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Uppsala, Sweden
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Swedish Museum of Natural History is one of Sweden's treasures. The many and diverse exhibits are all free of charge and a lot of effort has clearly been taken to make the information and views within accessible to adults and children alike. The 3d experience of Cosmonova (the largest planetarium in Sweden) is certainly also recommended. There are usually... More 

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Stockholm, Sweden
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Many interesting exhibitions, look at the folder when you arrive or beforehand to see what you wish to see, because you might not be able to to everything. Free entrance is a big plus! The restaurant serves good food, but is very busy, reminding of a cantine at a school. If you wish to eat in a more peaceful surrounding,... More 

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Vilnius, Lithuania
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The museum itself is mainly geared towards children, but adults should also find interesting things for them aswell. There is a part of the exhibition about the human body which i found quite interesting. I particularly enjoyed the Cosmonova Imax theatre, it costs 100Kr (the museums exhibitions are free) and that is an amazing and visually impressive spectacle, especially if... More 

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Tallinn, Estonia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2017 via mobile

We like museums, especially in science museums. This time we visited this museum. Our metro drove into the harbor. Only once had to sit around. Subway stop not far from the museum (in our opinion). What I immediately liked the museum, there is a lot for a family. There is a portable chairs and seat design options are also many... More 

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Rovaniemi, Finland
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017

The museum may seem to be located far from the city, but it can easily be reached by the Tunnelbana or bus. The building is magnificient and the entrance is free, but the biggest disappointment is the permanent exhibitions being pretty old fashioned or outdated. Travelling with children may be a good idea but for adults this museum provides little... More 

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Helsinki, Finland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 December 2016

Children like to visit this museum because there is lots of all kinds of animals to been easily seen. However, some of those are made from plastic. The most liked part of the exhibition seemed to be the one which tells about a human being.

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Karlstad, Sweden
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 November 2016

Excellent place for a family. Cool, interesting and exiting things to look at. The kids lear a lot. Plan for a whole day. The food in the restaurang is excellent for all ages.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2016 via mobile

Has a very beautiful exterior, but the inside feels a bit dated. Clear focus on families with young kids. Free entrance though.

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