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Armémuseum
The Swedish Army
Swedish Army
Museum
Museum
(Swedish: Armémuseum) is a museum of military history located in the district of Östermalm
Östermalm
in Stockholm. It reopened in 2002 after a long period of closure, and was awarded the title of the best museum of Stockholm
Stockholm
in 2005. Its displays illustrate the military history of Sweden, including its modern policy of neutrality, and of the Swedish Army.Contents1 History 2 Exhibitions 3 Pictures 4 References 5 External linksHistory[edit] The Army Museum
Museum
has been located at Artillerigården in Östermalm, Stockholm, since it was opened in 1879. The site has been used for military purposes since the middle of the 17th century, and the main depot of the artillery was located here for nearly 300 years. The current buildings were erected during the latter part of the 18th century
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Stockholm
Stockholm
Stockholm
(/ˈstɒkhoʊm, -hoʊlm/;[8] Swedish pronunciation: [²stɔkːhɔlm] or [²stɔkːɔlm] ( listen))[9] is the capital of Sweden
Sweden
and the most populous city in the Nordic countries;[10][a] 949,761 people live in the municipality,[11] approximately 1.5 million in the urban area,[5] and 2.3 million in the metropolitan area.[3] The city stretches across fourteen islands where Lake Mälaren
Mälaren
flows into the Baltic Sea. Just outside the city and along the coast is the island chain of the Stockholm
Stockholm
archipelago. The area has been settled since the Stone Age, in the 6th millennium BC, and was founded as a city in 1252 by Swedish statesman Birger Jarl. It is also the capital of Stockholm
Stockholm
County. Stockholm
Stockholm
is the cultural, media, political, and economic centre of Sweden
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Stockholm County Museum
Stockholm County
Stockholm County
Museum
Museum
(Swedish: Stockholms läns museum) is a museum located in Sickla, covering the history of Stockholm County
Stockholm County
in central-eastern Sweden
Sweden
except central Stockholm
Stockholm
(which is covered by the Stockholm
Stockholm
City Museum
Museum
and the Museum
Museum
of Medieval Stockholm). The museum is serving the inhabitants in the county, especially those living in districts without a local museum. It documents both pre-historical and historical structures in the county and promotes Stockholmers to visit historical locations by arranging "cultural paths" binding these sites together
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Nationalmuseum
Nationalmuseum
Nationalmuseum
(or National Museum of Fine Arts) is the national gallery of Sweden, located on the peninsula Blasieholmen
Blasieholmen
in central Stockholm. The museum's benefactors include King Gustav III and Carl Gustaf Tessin. The museum was founded in 1792 as Kungliga Museet ("Royal Museum"), but the present building was opened in 1866, when it was renamed the Nationalmuseum, and used as one of the buildings to hold the 1866 General Industrial Exposition of Stockholm. The museum is home to about half a million drawings from the Middle Ages to 1900, prominent Rembrandt
Rembrandt
and Dutch 17th-century collection, and a collection of porcelain items, paintings, sculptures, and modern art as well. The museum also has an art library, open to the public and academics alike. The current building, built between 1844 and 1866, was inspired by North Italian Renaissance architecture
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Nobel Museum
The Nobel Museum
Nobel Museum
(Swedish: Nobelmuseet) together with the Swedish Academy and the Nobel Library, is located in the former Stock Exchange Building (Börshuset) taking up the north side of the square Stortorget
Stortorget
in Gamla stan, the old town in central Stockholm, Sweden. The Nobel Museum
Nobel Museum
is devoted to circulate information on the Nobel Prize, Nobel laureates from 1901 to present, and the life of the founder of the prize, Alfred Nobel
Alfred Nobel
(1833–1896). The museum features a gallery where artifacts donated by Nobel Laureates are showcased accompanied with personal life stories
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Nordic Museum
The Nordic Museum
Museum
(Swedish: Nordiska museet) is a museum located on Djurgården, an island in central Stockholm, Sweden, dedicated to the cultural history and ethnography of Sweden
Sweden
from the early modern period (in Swedish history, it is said to begin in 1520) to the contemporary period. The museum was founded in the late 19th century by Artur Hazelius, who also founded the open-air museum Skansen. For long part of the museum, the institutions were made independent of each other in 1963.Contents1 History 2 Building 3 Collections 4 Gallery4.1 Exterior 4.2 Interior5 See also 6 References 7 External linksHistory[edit] The museum was originally (1873) called the Scandinavian Ethnographic Collection (Skandinavisk-etnografiska samlingen), from 1880 the Nordic Museum
Museum
(Nordiska Museum, now Nordiska museet)
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Stockholm Observatory
The Stockholm
Stockholm
Observatory (Swedish: Stockholms observatorium, 050) is an astronomical observatory and institution in Stockholm, Sweden, founded in the 18th century and today part of Stockholm
Stockholm
University. In 1931, the new Stockholm
Stockholm
Observatory (Swedish: Saltsjöbaden Observatory, 052), nicknamed "Saltis", was inaugurated on the Karlsbaderberget at Saltsjöbaden, near Stockholm, and operated until 2001.[1]Contents1 History 2 Honors 3 See also 4 References 5 External linksHistory[edit]The old observation room used before the top dome was built in the 19th century.The first observatory was established by the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences on the initiative of its secretary Per Elvius. Construction, according to designs by the architect Carl Hårleman, begun in 1748 and the building was completed in 1753. It is situated on a hill in a park nowadays named Observatorielunden
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Royal Coin Cabinet
Coordinates: 59°19′34″N 18°04′22″E / 59.32619°N 18.0729°E / 59.32619; 18.0729Kungliga MyntkabinettetThe Royal Coin
Coin
Cabinet in 2007The Royal Coin
Coin
Cabinet (Swedish: Kungliga Myntkabinettet) is a museum located on Slottsbacken, Gamla stan, in central Stockholm, Sweden, dedicated to the history of money and economic history in general.Contents1 Function 2 Notable collections 3 References 4 External linksFunction[edit] The Coin
Coin
Cabinet is an institution with a national responsibility for the conservation and the historical studies of coins, medals, and finance in general
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Skansen
Skansen
Skansen
(the Sconce) is the first open-air museum and zoo in Sweden and is located on the island Djurgården
Djurgården
in Stockholm, Sweden. It was opened on 11 October 1891 by Artur Hazelius
Artur Hazelius
(1833–1901) to show the way of life in the different parts of Sweden
Sweden
before the industrial era. The name "Skansen" has also been used as a noun to refer to other open-air museums and collections of historic structures, particularly in Central and Eastern Europe, but also in the United States, e.g
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Stockholm City Museum
The Stockholm
Stockholm
City Museum (Swedish: Stadsmuseet i Stockholm) is a museum documenting, preserving and exhibiting the history of Stockholm. The museum is housed in Södra Stadshuset at Slussen
Slussen
on Södermalm. The building was completed in 1685. In the 1930s the museum moved in and opened to the public in 1942. The museum is the largest municipal museum in Sweden, and houses collections which include 300,000 items of historical interest; 20,000 works of art and 3 million photographs.[1] The City Museum closed for renovation January 12, 2015. It will reopen 1st November 2018.[2] The museum is governed by the Cultural Affairs and Sports Division of the City of Stockholm
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Strindberg Museum
The Strindberg Museum
Museum
(Swedish: Strindbergsmuseet) is a museum in Stockholm, Sweden, dedicated to the writer August Strindberg
August Strindberg
and located in his last dwelling, in the house he nicknamed "Blå tornet" (The Blue Tower) on 85, Drottninggatan, at the corner of Drottninggatan
Drottninggatan
and Tegnérgatan on Norrmalm, Stockholm. The museum is owned by the Strindberg Society of Sweden
Sweden
and was inaugurated in 1973. Strindberg moved to the house in 1908 and lived there until his death in 1912. The museum consists of Strindberg's flat and library, as well as an area for temporary exhibitions
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Museum Of Far Eastern Antiquities, Stockholm
The Museum of Far Eastern Antiquities (Östasiatiska Museet), Stockholm, Sweden. It is a public museum launched by Sweden's Parliament in 1926, with the Swedish archaeologist Johan Gunnar Andersson (1874–1960) as founding director. The museum was originally based mainly on Andersson's groundbreaking discoveries in China, during the 1920s, of a hitherto unknown East Asian prehistory. The museum today has wide-ranging collections and exhibits of Asian archeology, classical arts, and culture, and a large Asia research library open to the public. The last time the museum published a comprehensive catalog was 1963 (Museum of Far Eastern Antiquities: Album)
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Swedish Centre For Architecture And Design
The Swedish Centre for Architecture
Architecture
and Design
Design
(Swedish: Arkitektur- och designcentrum, ArkDes, previously known as the Museum of Architecture, Arkitekturmuseet) is a Swedish National Museum for architecture and design. It is located on the island of Skeppsholmen in Stockholm, Sweden, in the same complex as the modern art museum Moderna Museet. The museum exhibits architecture, urban planning and design. It is an administrative authority under the Ministry of Culture.Contents1 History 2 Buildings 3 Function and exhibitions 4 Directors 5 Gallery5.1 Buildings 5.2 Exhibitions6 References 7 Further reading 8 External linksHistory[edit] The Museum of Architecture
Architecture
was founded in 1962, at the initiative of the National Association of Swedish Architects (Sveriges Arkitekters Riksförbund) as a private foundation
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Swedish History Museum
The Swedish History Museum
Swedish History Museum
(Swedish: Historiska museet or Statens historiska museum) is a museum located in Stockholm, Sweden, that covers Swedish archaeology and cultural history from the Mesolithic period to present day. Founded in 1866, it operates as a government agency and is tasked with preserving Swedish historical items as well as making knowledge about history available to the public. The origin of the museum is the collections of art and historical objects gathered by Swedish monarchs since the 16th century
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Swedish Museum Of Natural History
The Swedish Royal Museum of Natural History (Swedish: Naturhistoriska riksmuseet, literally, the National Museum of Natural History), in Stockholm, is one of two major museums of natural history in Sweden,[1] the other one being located in Gothenburg.[2] The museum was founded in 1819 by the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences,[3] but goes back to the collections acquired mostly through donations by the academy since its foundation in 1739. These collections had first been made available to the public in 1786
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Swedish National Museum Of Science And Technology
Coordinates: 59°19′57″N 18°07′07″E / 59.33250°N 18.11861°E / 59.33250; 18.11861Tekniska Museet Swedish National Museum of Science and TechnologyThe National Museum of Technology
Technology
(main entrance)Established 1923Location Tekniska museet, Djurgården, Stockholm, SwedenType Technology
Technology
museumVisitors 300,468 (2013)Director Peter SkoghPublic transit access Bus No. 69 to MuseiparkenWebsite www.tekniskamuseet.seThe Swedish National Museum of Science and Technology
Technology
(Swedish: Tekniska museet) is a Swedish museum in Stockholm. It is Sweden’s largest museum of technology, and has a national charter to be responsible for preserving the Swedish cultural heritage related to technological and industrial history. Its galleries comprise around 10,000 square meters, and the museum attracts annually about 350, 000 visitors
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