Skansen Open Air Museum

Skansen Open Air Museum (Djurgårdsslätten 49-51, Stockholm) – this is an unusual museum.  Along with it being the oldest open-air museum in the world, it also has a zoo (the Stockholm Zoo) – located on Royal Djurgården, with a view over all of Stockholm. Skansen is a favorite both among Stockholmers and visitors passing through, and it’s a perfect family outing. At Skansen you can learn about traditional crafts and traditions. This is the place to visit historic Sweden in miniature. 150 farms and dwellings from different parts of the country were disassembled and transported here. You’ll find charming town districts with glass blowing, pottery, a tinsmith’s workshop and a bakery, a gold-colored manor house, the Skogaholm manor house, the beautiful eighteenth-century Seglora wooden church and the The museum shop is a must for fans of traditional handicrafts. You can also see all of the animals native to Scandinavia such as moose, bears, lynxes, wolves, wolverines and seals. There is also a terrarium, a monkey house and a children’s zoo.  Admission:  SEK 100-150 (adult — prices vary with season), SEK 60 (children).