Stockholm & Skansen Open-Air Museum

Hoping to see all of Sweden on your Stockholm trip? Sure thing! Visit Skansen, a miniature Sweden of the past, on our Stockholm & Skansen Open-Air Museum Private Walking Tour. Immerse yourself in the Swedes’ history, culture, and customs.

The story about the tour

All aboard! Step onto the tram and zoom out to the green oasis of Stockholm, the island of Djurgården. Sometimes nicknamed “the museum island,” there is plenty to do and see, as well as a stroll through the seemingly endless park space. Wait a minute! We haven’t seen the city yet! Before we head out to the quiet park, we’ll make our way through the city centre, past skyscrapers, recounting tales of a robbery and private townhouse mansion turned museum. Before you know it, we’re along the harbour side, and ship masts become visible in the distance.

Now it’s time to hop aboard the tram! Passing by the most exclusive housing street in the city centre, Strandvägen. Admire the beautiful palace-like buildings before we cross the bridge over the canal to the island of Djurgården. We’ll be greeted by The Nordic Museum, with its majestic spire reaching high into the sky for all to see… and you thought Strandvägen was impressive? The Nordic Museum will be the cherry on top of the already impressive architecture we enjoyed on the way to the island.

The tram comes to a halt, and in the distance, you see the big letters S-K-A-N-S-E-N, in red, inviting you to come and unlock treasures of the past. Can you imagine a miniature Sweden? That’s Skansen in a nutshell for you! Follow the smell of freshly baked cinnamon buns up the escalator and into the Town Quarter. Walking down the street of the 1800s, we take a right, past allotment huts, through the Market Square and onto the doorstep of Seglora Church from Skåne, or Scania (no, not the truck company). Ooh! We can’t forget the animals! See ducks, pigs, moose, and if you’re lucky, wolves and bears!

Get the best of both worlds at one of the most visited attractions in Stockholm, Skansen. As the world’s first open-air museum, they know how to impress, excite, intrigue, teach, preserve, and entertain, as they have been doing this for visitors for over 100 years.

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    Good to know

    • Prebooking:Required
    • Length: 4h 0m
    • Distance: 3.8 km
    • Language:
      english french german italian spanish swedish
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    • Included in the tour:
      Professional guide Public transport tickets (return) Skansen Open-Air Museum entrance fee
    • Cancellation policy: 3 days
    • Private tour prices & options: Per person
      • Group of 1 681 eur
      • Group of 2 376 eur
      • Group of 3 275 eur
      • Group of 4 224 eur
      • Group of 5 193 eur
      • Group of 6 173 eur
      • Group of 7 158 eur
      • Group of 8 148 eur
      • Group of 9 139 eur
      • Group of 10 132 eur
      • Group of 11 127 eur
      • Group of 12 122 eur
      • Group of 13 118 eur
      • Group of 14 115 eur
      • Group of 15 112 eur
      • Group of 16 109 eur
      • Group of 17 107 eur
      • Group of 18 105 eur
      • Group of 19 103 eur
      • Group of 20 102 eur
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    The day of the tour

    The day of the tour

    Where to meet

    Please be at the departure point, Kulturhuset, Sergels torg 5, outside the main entrance – located on Norrmalm, 10 minutes early to check in for your tour.

    How to find the guide
    Look for our guide holding the OURWAY logo as a sign.

    If you have trouble locating the guide or the meeting point, please give us a call a few minutes before the start of the tour. When you call before the tour begins, we have a greater chance of helping you find your way.

    How to get there
    Subway: 10, 11, 13, 14, 17, 18, 19 (Stop: T-Centralen)
    Tram: 7 (Stop: T-Centralen)

    Please note
    There is about 1 km walking distance inside the museum. We suggest wearing comfortable shoes.

    Weather
    Sweden is a country with four seasons. Please dress accordingly.

    In case you need to reach us

    head quarter: +46 8 410 773 30