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Hallwyl Museum (Hallwylska Museet)

4 Hamngatan, Stockholm 111 47, Sweden
+46 8 402 30 99
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Visit this extraordinary house and enjoy a drink in the yard

This is a house which belonged to a Swedish collector and you can feel the expensive atmosphere... read more

Reviewed 18 September 2016
GozdeH
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Istanbul, Turkey
A time capsule of a collector's paradise

Perfect museum exhibiting all its perfectly preserved pieces in beautiful room. Highlight was the... read more

Reviewed 18 September 2016
Biscuit989
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Cambridge
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WELCOME TO THE HALLWYL MUSEUMLeave the noise of the city behind you and step 100 years back in time! Walk through the doors of Hallwyl House, located at No.4 Hamngatan in the heart of Stockholm. Find out about Countess Wilhelmina von Hallwyl and her family – their fascinating history and the magnificent home she created at the end of the 19th century. The Countess’s dedicated collecting resulted in one of Sweden’s largest assemblages of art, porcelain and antique furniture. Experience period luxuries and modern conveniences in the Count and Countess’s lavish house, with its dining room, salons, smoking room, weapons room, billiards rooms and porcelain room!ADMISSION- SEK 70/Adult- Guided tour of all floors, including admission: SEK 100- Free entry for children up to 18 years of age.OPENING HOURSJan–Jun, Sep–Dec: Tue, Thu–Sun 12–4pm, Wed 12–7pmJul–Aug: Tue–Sun 10am–4pmAUDIO GUIDE: Swedish and English
  • Excellent54%
  • Very good38%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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4 Hamngatan, Stockholm 111 47, Sweden
Norrmalm
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Reviewed 18 September 2016

This is a house which belonged to a Swedish collector and you can feel the expensive atmosphere from the moment you set your foot. Expensive but peculiarly organized taste. It is open from 12pm to 4pm, and it is free. Smoking room is interesting to...More

Thank GozdeH
Reviewed 18 September 2016

Perfect museum exhibiting all its perfectly preserved pieces in beautiful room. Highlight was the stunning pianoforte (early Steinway?) but an eclectic mix of Dutch and Flemish paintings including Frans Hal, plus porcelain from all over Europe and the colourful (dreamy blend of blues and greys)...More

Thank Biscuit989
Reviewed 18 September 2016

Wow. Spend 30mins or you could spend hours... to walk around this multi-level house. Go at your own pace. Here are the reason for the 5 stars: 1) Free admission - just ask the gift shop person 2) Free lockers - you do need to...More

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Reviewed 13 September 2016

This slightly hidden gem must be seen. Amazing that this has been the property of one couple with a strong interest for art.

Thank carinl974
Reviewed 13 September 2016

I happened on this museum as I was walking to the History Museum. This is the house and collection of a very wealthy family incorporating their furnished rooms and their art collections. The house contains significant collections of furniture, porcelain, silver and paintings. The furniture...More

Thank DohaInternational
Reviewed 11 September 2016

This museum was a private home until about fifty years ago, and what a home it was! It must have been one of the most opulent interiors in all of Europe, and located right on the waterfront in the center of Stockholm. Only the public...More

Thank markfalcoff
Reviewed 11 September 2016

The Hallwyl Museum is a definite treasure in the centre of Stockholm. This city palace built at the end of the 19th century appears from the outside to be in the Venetian style is quite eclectic inside. It is filled with treasures that appealed to...More

Thank BillandKathy27
Reviewed 8 September 2016 via mobile

This was a major gift to the city from the original owners and is absolutely one of my favorite mansion museums. We were only able to see the main floor as we had winter hours. If you go check ahead for tour times, you will...More

Thank Pamela V
Reviewed 8 September 2016

Imagine having the foresight to want to preserve the details of your daily life for people in the future! That is what this Victorian era house museum is. Besides the incredible collections (china, guns, art, furniture) you can see the first private elevator, the kitchen,...More

Thank SMFSanFran
Reviewed 4 September 2016

We took the guided tour in English and were conducted round by a very enthusiastic and knowledgeable young lady who made it a truly great experience. As we were a small group she took us to see the silver collection which is normally locked up....More

Thank Dave M
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Norrmalm
Norrmalm is Stockholm’s most central and busiest
neighborhood. It’s home to the main shopping street,
Drottninggatan, and to Stockholm icons like the
Sergels Torg glass obelisk, the famous Hay Market with
its Carl Milles sculptures, and the Hötorget
Skyscrapers, a sight on every other Stockholm
postcard. Norrmalm is also home to Sweden’s most
traditional department stores Nordiska Kompaniet and
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John S
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Response from DohaInternational | Reviewed this property |
Yes at least I did. They are not that great and the family bought some fakes. The attic is full.
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