Skansen is the oldest open-air museum in the world, and also features a zoo with many Scandinavian animals such as brown bears, moose, and reindeer. This historic venue is located on Djurgården island and offers spectacular views of Stockholm. In the summer months, there are concerts and folk dancing displays. In the winter, a large Christmas market creates a popular showpiece.

Swedish history and traditions

Explore times gone by with a visit to the 150 farms and dwellings from different parts of the country which have been disassembled and transported to the site! Observe craftspeople such as bakers and glassblowers demonstrating their skills in traditional dress and settings. A trip to Skansen is an ideal family day out and a favorite among Stockholmers and tourists alike.