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History of Sweden

The History of Sweden exhibition starts in the 11th century, long before Sweden became Sweden. Each century is represented by a variety of dramatic scenes.

Always free admission!

Opening hours Wednesday:

11:00 – 20:00

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A thousand years of Swedish history

An exhibition covering a thousand years of Swedish history from the 11th century to the present day. History of Sweden offers a new perspective on power and the exercising of power, highlights the influence of women, tells the story of minority groups and much more besides.


The History of Sweden exhibition starts in the 11th century, long before Sweden became Sweden. Each century is represented by a variety of dramatic scenes. A timeline runs through the exhibition, with visitors encountering kings, queens and other figures of power, influence and radical new thinking.

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Part of the exhibition History of Sweden, the 17th and 18th century scenes. Photo: Katarina Nimmervoll/SHM