Founded in 1891, Skansen is the world's first open-air museum and Stockholm's only zoo featuring Nordic animals. Swedish history and earlier traditions in characteristic old houses and farmsteads. Skansen is basically a Sweden in a miniature, and the museum combines living history with exciting story telling Skansen is open all year round.
Skansen is located on the island of Djurgaden just 10 minutes from the city centre. Get here by ferry from the Old Town, bus 44 or tram 7. Seasonal opening hours and admission, for more information