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Army Museum

Riddargatan 13 | Östermalm, Stockholm 114 51, Sweden
+46 8 519 563 00
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A must see for a military geek

Not a huge museum but very interesting exhibitions. From war trophy banners to Strv S tank. A must... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
AllyG_Bristol
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Bristol, United Kingdom
Interesting Army museum for a neutral Country

Happened into this venue one day on wy to harbor. Very interesting learned Sweden was quite warlike... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Charles E
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falmouth, United States
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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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“world war” (3 reviews)
“stone age” (2 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Riddargatan 13 | Östermalm, Stockholm 114 51, Sweden
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Not a huge museum but very interesting exhibitions. From war trophy banners to Strv S tank. A must see to any military enthusiast. Admissions are free.

Thank AllyG_Bristol
Reviewed 1 week ago

Happened into this venue one day on wy to harbor. Very interesting learned Sweden was quite warlike before 1900th century. Also sent 5000 troops to Finland in 2nd world war to fight Russians.

Thank Charles E
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This building is impressive and the museum organized inside covers part of the space. It's free and has powerful exhibits that show how Sweden approached conflict in its history, from the 1500 onwards. Good lighting, ingenious exhibits and proper photographs info make this a great...More

Thank Anfrist
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I've visited a lot of war/army museums, and this one is great. Very well done. I enjoyed every minute of it. Seriously, you have to go. Props for the "Wargaming exhibition"!

Thank Martz560
Reviewed 1 week ago

When we arrived we found a temporary free Finnish 1950-60's photography exhibition and watched the trooping of the colour by the Air Force. The museum is normally 80SEK but was free entry at the end of June. An interesting exhibition about how choices are made...More

Thank KerryDiamond
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went there because of our 15 year old. The usual weaponry is shown. Very interesting to realize the Sweden was NOT a very peace loving country...will about 1809. It was war after war till then, many of them started by the Swedish rulers. So, the...More

Thank drpetr68
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This museum was the favorite of all the sites we visited during a 2 week trip Baltic cruise. My 15 y/o lamented that he could not spend all day at the museum. Lots of interactive exhibits, including real (but inactivated) guns the kids could hold....More

Thank momofboys_11
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stumbled across this museum while walking around in Stockholm. So glad we did. We were very interested to see the displays and descriptions of Sweden's role in WWII. We had not seen much about that elsewhere. Sweden was neutral, but there were still many...More

Thank Gay O
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had no idea what to expect but received recommendations from friends to see this museum in Stockholm. Unlike most things in this city, this museum is Free?! It's such an amazing place I actually felt bad about no entrance price. There are 3 levels...More

Thank tber
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a chance to see unique items that have put a mark on international history (German Goliath, for example), not only that of Sweden. The free museum is definitely worth while with its large collection of arms, clothing, vehicles and so on.

Thank CristinaDeju
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