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Army Museum

Riddargatan 13 | Östermalm, Stockholm 114 51, Sweden
+46 8 519 563 00
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Great military museum

If you like military stuff, this a place for you in Stockholm. Not too big, so 1 or 2 can br spent... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
lidguy
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Israel
via mobile
Innovative set up

Unfortunately by the time I found the place it was near closing time but the personnel were very... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
laiduptranslator
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Floriana, Malta
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Welcome to Armémuseum – one of Sweden’s best historical museums, with exhibitions on three spacious floors. Accompany men, women and children on their journey through wartime and peacetime. Take a walk through Swedish history, from 1500 to the present day, among fascinating historical objects and realistic scenes. Experience living conditions for soldiers, their families and the general population. In the “children’s trail” activity, children can search for clues that lead them to the spoils of war.
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  • Average9%
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Riddargatan 13 | Östermalm, Stockholm 114 51, Sweden
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+46 8 519 563 00
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you like military stuff, this a place for you in Stockholm. Not too big, so 1 or 2 can br spent here. Very nice displays of weapons, uniforms and history. Oh, and it's free!

1  Thank lidguy
Reviewed 1 week ago

Unfortunately by the time I found the place it was near closing time but the personnel were very accommodating. I found interesting the new way of presenting the exhibits. Also hope that this museum could perhaps enter into agreement with others overseas to exchange or...More

Thank laiduptranslator
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Being in peace for over 200 years, Sweden does not have recent, rich, dramatic / horrifying collections of war memorabilia. Those collected in this museum therefore reflect its past as a major power in Northern Europe and its decline by territorial losses in the early...More

Thank anonymousP5877KL
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Good displays and layout. An hour here can easily be spent. Not really interactive but reading is optional and plenty to look at. Only 1 tank and 1 drone and 2 armed vehicle on display. More about wars,guns and equipment and history. Would recomend for...More

Thank Jared L
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The museum is basically split in 2 parts. One floor covering the 1500's till 1900. And another floor covering everything after 1900. This museum is great for both adults and children, as everything is presented clearly and beautifull... with miniatures, live size dolls, trophy's out...More

Thank Koen H
Reviewed 10 August 2017

We had planned to visit on our way to another location and were really pleasantly surprised! This was free and was interesting throughout, especially given our very limited knowledge of Swedish history. Very quiet and tucked out of the way - worth an hour of...More

Thank Lauren P
Reviewed 9 August 2017

Cant recommend this museum enough - in our 3 week tour of sweden this was without doubt the best presented and most accessible museum we've seen. Life size dioramas present materials in their complete and visceral setting whilst the english and swedish signs are short...More

Thank crouchjon
Reviewed 6 August 2017 via mobile

This museum was really worth to see. All the guns and Army tanks and etc was found there. I learned a lot about how they used these things during the war.

Thank Rosa N
Reviewed 3 August 2017 via mobile

The Nordiska Museet in Stockholm is currently advertising that you should visit "If you want to understand Sweden". The Armee Museum could justifiably make the same claim. Although Sweden proudly asserts that it hasn't been at war for two hundred years this rather overlooks the...More

1  Thank RichardH423
Reviewed 3 August 2017

Excellent museum. I love war history and make it a point to always visit a countries military museum. This has been one of my favorities thus far. Very dense and thorough examination of the Swedish military through its history.

Thank mochimiggins2017
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Samantha T
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Response from Armemuseum | Property representative |
Hi! Just like other have pointed out, you can ask to leave your suitcase at the reception, there will be no problem! Best regards, Titti, Army museum
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