Naturhistoriska riksmuseet

Museum in Stockholm


Frescativägen 40, Stockholm  • view map


Nature & science museum

Price Level

Free entry

Explore the universe, animals, and nature at Stockholm’s largest and most exciting museum

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The Swedish Museum of Natural History (Naturhistoriska riksmuseet) is Stockholm’s largest museum. Here you can explore the mammoths and Neanderthals, go deep diving in coral reefs, and hover in the cosmos. In addition, free entry and a lot of knowledge.

The museum is located only ten minutes away from the city in a large beautiful historic building on North Djurgården (Frescati). Here you can go exploring among dinosaurs and whales, discover space and learn more about the origin of human beings. The museum offers ten permanent exhibitions that extend from the depths of the sea to Antarctica, with a total of ten million collected items from 300 years of research trips and discovering. Also, don’t miss Cosmonova – a planetarium and IMAX cinema with a huge dome-shaped canvas that will surround you with magical places like coral reefs and the outer galaxy.

The Natural History Museum is also an acknowledged research institution that continually researches the species’ relationships and evolution, the evolution of the earth, environmental toxins, and how human beings affect nature. The goal is to spread knowledge about nature and inspire people to take responsibility for a better world.

It’s a great thing to do for all ages – the museum offers lots of knowledge, entertainment, and activities for both children and adults. Come visit and discover the world, wildlife, and the universe!

Welcome to The Swedish Museum of Natural History!

Top 3 reasons to visit

Learn a lot about history, wildlife, and the universe

A perfect activity for children

Free entry (except Cosmonova)



+46 (0)8 519 540 00


Opening Hours

Monday often closed, see website
Tuesday 10 am – 17 pm
Wednesday 10 am – 17 pm
Thursday 10 am – 17 pm
Friday 10 am – 17 pm
Saturday 10 am – 18 pm
Sunday 10 am – 18 pm

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Naturhistoriska riksmuseet
Frescativägen 40, 114 18 Stockholm, Sverige

Frescativägen 40
114 18 Stockholm