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Tickets for Skansen: Open-Air Museum and Nordic Zoo

Explore a microcosm of old-world Sweden in the world's oldest open air museum

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Opening hours
Today:  10:00 - 18:00
Tomorrow:  10:00 - 18:00
Thursday:  10:00 - 18:00
Friday:  10:00 - 18:00
Saturday:  10:00 - 18:00
Sunday:  10:00 - 18:00
Monday:  10:00 - 18:00
  • Explore a microcosm of pre-industrial Sweden at the oldest open-air museum in the world
  • See workshops in traditional crafts like butter-churning, weaving, shoe-making, and glassblowing, and enjoy traditional Swedish fika
  • Get up close to the hardy Nordic wildlife like bison, brown bears, moose, reindeer, and wolverines

Escape the confines of 21st-century living and discover a simpler time at Skansen, the world's oldest open-air museum. Like a time capsule of pre-industrialized Sweden, Skansen takes you on an immersive journey into the past to engage with amazing Scandinavian folk traditions, craftsmanship, and culture that modern life has long forgotten.

Explore a microcosm of old Sweden across a huge area of farms and dwellings and see fascinating workshops of traditional crafts like butter-churning, weaving, shoe-making, and glassblowing that have been passed down over the generations.

In every building at Skansen you'll find interpreters, dressed in traditional costume, who will provide a colorful account of the unique history of each craft and practice.

Pay a visit to the Skansen Zoo and meet the winter-proof wildlife that brave the Nordic climes. Get a close encounter with bison, brown bears, moose, reindeer, and fearless wolverines, as well as some cuddlier faces like cats, rabbits and guinea pigs.

One thing that hasn't changed over the centuries is Sweden's amazing array of desserts and pastries. You can savor a traditional Swedish fika, or sample a variety of authentically Swedish snacks and savory dishes in Balderslunden food court.

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What's included
  • Entrance to Skansen Open-Air Museum
  • Entrance to the Skansen Nordic Zoo
  • Entrance to Skansen children's zoo
  • Entrance to the Skansen Aquarium (available for an extra fee)
  • Use of the funicular railway, use of the storage boxes & pony riding (available for an extra fee)

Show your smartphone ticket to the reception staff at the entrance.


Cancellations are not possible for this ticket.

Djurgårdsslätten 49-51, 115 21, Stockholm
Key info
Wheelchair accessible
Use the Hazelius entrance. Use of the funicular railway is free for disabled visitors. Wheelchairs available at the entrance
Additional info

Please note that the staff providing the background information at each house are volunteers and it can't be guaranteed that all staff speak English.

May 7, 2019
Our family had a great time!! 3 hour fun filled visit for all, especially our 7 year old son.
Feb 18, 2019
Almost everything was closed and the paths were full of mud, snow and ice.
Dec 18, 2018
It has been a very nice and interesting visit, which I will repeat as it is impossible to see everything during one visit!
May 13, 2019
Eine sehr schön gepflegte Anlage, hat uns sehr gut gefallen!
Jan 1, 2019
Een echte aanrader, zeer groot park met heel toffe oude sfeer, heel mooie huizen om te bezoeken, ik denk vooral in de lente/zomer met veel dieren. Wij zijn met de kerst geweest waardoor er helaas heel wat gesloten was en weinig dieren terplaatse maar we hebben wel de rendieren gezien !! Zou hier zeker nog eens terugkomen.
Dec 29, 2018
Un parque temático donde simplemente no puedes aburrir! Me encantó!
Dec 20, 2018
Lo mejor de la visita fueron los animales - lince, alces, renos, lobo, focas y búhos y parecían bien cuidados con mucho espacio.
Nov 1, 2018
Beau retour dans le passé même si peu d'intérieurs accessibles. Parc animalier sympa.
Oct 25, 2018
Des animaux super 😊 parc grandiose. .. vu des écureuils ce balader a quelques centimètres de nous et des oiseaux ce poser sur nous , un vrais bonheur .
Oct 6, 2018
Funzionale e veloce

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