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Hallwyl Museum (Hallwylska Museet)

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Address: Hamngatan 4, Stockholm, Sweden
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+46 8 402 30 99
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11:00 - 17:00
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Tue 12:00 - 16:00
Wed 12:00 - 19:00
Thu - Fri 12:00 - 16:00
Sat - Sun 11:00 - 17:00
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WELCOME TO THE HALLWYL MUSEUMLeave the noise of the city behind you and...

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

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House Museum!

Had it not been for our concierge, we would have never known about this museum. Most of the rooms allow you to step back into the lives of this 19th Century upper-class couple to... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 7 July 2016
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Redding
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 July 2016

Had it not been for our concierge, we would have never known about this museum. Most of the rooms allow you to step back into the lives of this 19th Century upper-class couple to see their art collection and city home. The audio guide is easy to operate but isn't essential, as there are cards in English in each room.

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 July 2016

Having visited Stockholm previously Hallwylska Museet was a great place to visit on a rainy day prior to the parliament tour. If you have already visited the Vasa, this would be my next destination on rainy day. The estate is very central in the city near both the city center and Gamla Stan. Upon entering, we were greeted kindly by... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 July 2016

One of the best museums in Stockholm. I strongly recommend it, this museum was actually the home of a noble family.

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Buffalo, NY
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 June 2016

It's one of the museums owned and operated by the Swedish government and is free of admission. I happened to walk by it recently and went in for 30 minutes. It's a home that was built at the end of 19th century and well preserved to show what life was like at that time. Most of the signs and placards... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 June 2016 via mobile

This is wonderful to see that others then I saves a lot and boarder line hoarders:)!! This countess saved and catalogued everything she bought! A fun and interesting museum worth a visit and just around the corner from Nobis Hotel and Acne Flagship store. The bar on the piazza of the hotel is heaving with people and some sort of... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 June 2016

Very special 1900's home of a very affluent family. Perfectly maintained, you get a true view of family life. Does not take long to tour and was free!

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 June 2016

I went on the free tour, which allowed access to the first floor and half of the second floors. It was an interesting visit, and I found myself wanting to know more about the people who lived there, and especially the people who served there. The servants' quarters were not open to public, sadly. I took the audio guide for... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 May 2016

I don't know that you need to seek this one out. I did, and I'm glad I did, but I tucked it in on the end of day en route back to the hotel. I think that if I had made a trip across town or rearranged a museum schedule to accommodate seeing the museum, I might have felt a... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 May 2016 via mobile

Very well maintained. We did not pay for a tour and therefore only had access to the first floor for free. For us it was enough. We enjoyed the museum, it gives a really lovely feeling and everything is immaculate. Good example of baroque style, excellent armoury and porcelain room with amazing pieces. Furniture pieces were amazing too. Recommended if... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 April 2016

Wonderful Place in the center of Stockholm. Well worth a visit! Historical private Palace, which Will take you back to the rich and Famous of the last century.

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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 Åhléns City juxtaposed with Stockholm’s most modern shopping mall, Mood Stockholm. Visitors to this area get to experience the unique Swedish philosophy of protecting cultural heritage while also staying on top of fashion innovation and modern architecture.
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