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Top 5 Must-See Activities in Stockholm

These are the most famous Stockholm tourist attractions & sight tours which sees thousands and millions of visitors each year:

Free Things To Do In Stockholm

The capital of Sweden comprises 14 islands in a huge archipelago on the Baltic Sea.

It’s more than just a city; it’s an eclectic combination of numerous towns, buildings and streets that house historic and intriguing stories and tales.

Planning a trip to Stockholm can be a little confusing if you don’t know where to begin, but thankfully we’ve put together a guide on the 10 best free attractions in Stockholm.

You’ll also find the top paid attractions in Stockholm below if you’re looking for a variety of activities to enjoy.

Free Attractions in Stockholm

Top Rated Stockholm Attractions



What you need to know:

The Stockholm Public Library is one of the city’s most beautiful and iconic landmarks.

It’s also the largest public library in Sweden and is home to more than 500,00 books!

Students at nearby universities flock to Stadsbiblioteket to study for upcoming exams, and you’ll also often find locals taking out books for pure enjoyment.

If you want to experience...

Fotografiska Stockholm Admission Ticket

clock Duration: 1 hour 30
  • Welcome to Fotografiska, a vibrant place for photography, food experiences and inspiration. We show photography and visual art from all over the world, from the most well-known photographers to the new generation of image creators.

    The museum has a prime location at Stadsgården, where the Baltic Sea meets central Stockholm, and covers...read more


What you need to know:

Located within the Nacka nature reserve, Hellasgården is a stunning place to visit in Stockholm if you’re looking to escape the city hubbub for a while.

There’s so much to see and do in Hellasgården and there’s something that caters to every member of the family.

Choose from wandering around the vast lake, jogging through the many paths that are woven...

Vasa Museum & Vrak - Museum of Wrecks with a Self-Guided Stockholm Tour

clock Duration: 60 to 90 m
  • Make your visit to the royal flagship Vasa on the island of Djurgården easier by buying your ticket in advance.

    Visit all 11 exhibitions and see a documentary on the story of the Vasa ship.

    Enjoy the view of the well-preserved craftmanship from different viewing platforms.

    Complete your experience with a city audio guided...read more

Långholmen beach

What you need to know:

For another great family-friendly spot in Stockholm, make sure you add Långholmen beach to your travel itinerary.

Långholmen beach was once a prison island so it certainly has a very odd and enigmatic feel to it, but this actually just adds to the magic of the place even further.

However, it’s now an idyllic place in Stockholm to visit with the whole family if...

Skip-the-Line ABBA Museum and Self-Guided Tour in Stockholm

clock Duration: 60 to 90 m
  • Skip the frequently extensive line and access the Abba museum with an audio guide with this ticket.

    The museum is interactive and offers the unforgettable experience.
    You will virtually try on ABBA's costumes, sing, play, mix original music and become the fifth member of ABBA.

    You can get the Audioguide and listen to the personal...read more

Solna Centrum Station

What you need to know:

For an incredibly unusual free attraction in Stockholm, you need to check out the 100+ underground subway stations that have been decorated in a plethora of eclectic designs by numerous artists.

There are over 100 stations whose artwork you can admire, but arguably the very best and most famous is the “Gates of Hell” art installation located within Solna Centrum...

Skip The Line Tickets for ABBA Museum with City Audio Tour

clock Duration: 1 hour
  • Skip the line to an award-winning interactive experience and see what it would be like to be the fifth member of ABBA.

    See ABBA's instruments, gold records, awards, and try on their stage outfits in a virtual photo session.

    Record a song with the band in the museum's Polar Studios and visit the Folkpark where Björn and Benny first...read more

Gamla Stan

What you need to know:

Gamla Stan dates all the way back to 1252 and is considered to be the Old Town part of Stockholm.

Adorned with cobblestone streets, picturesque buildings and many famous landmarks, Gamla Stan is a lovely part of Stockholm to hang out for a few hours.

If you’re in the Old Town at around lunchtime, make sure to swing past the Kungliga Slottet, also known as the Royal Palace,...

Tickets for The Viking Museum and Self-Guided Tour in Stockholm

clock Duration: 1 hour
  • Take a trip on Ragnfrid’s Saga and experience the Viking Age through sound, light and moving settings. Discover the interactive exhibition and see how the Vikings traded and raided.

    The adventure ride Ragnfrid’s saga takes you along on a captivating journey through Viking age Europe. You will follow Harald and his crew on a dramatic...read more


What you need to know:

Djurgården is often referred to as the ‘green lung’ of Stockholm thanks to its vast open expanses of greenery and park areas.

It’s another place in Stockholm that you’ll want to visit if you prefer being in nature rather than at the heart of the city.

Djurgården is also home to some of the most famous and beloved museums and galleries in...

Entrance ticket to The Viking Museum

clock Duration: 1 to 2 hou
  • At our museum we have guided tours by real archaeologists.
    The entrance inlcudes the one of a kind viking ride "Ragnfrid's saga".
    The ride is available in 9 different languages.
    Audioguide in 9 different languages....read more

Viking History Small Group Tour from Stockholm: Half Day Including Sigtuna

clock Duration: 5 to 6 hou
  • It is a 5 -6 hours day tour from Stockholm to explore Sweden's incredible Viking history.
  • It is an interesting tour to unravel the mystery of the Viking history, pay a visit to the eminent Viking sites which hold a colossal archaeological value.
  • It is an ideal setup to visit the famous sites in Sweden such as Broby Bro,
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Welcome to Sweden Culinary Tour in Stockholm

clock Duration: 4 hours
  • An exclusive dig into the culinary history and culture of the Scandinavian State
  • It is a 4 - hours walking tour through the buzzing neighborhoods exploring main restaurants
  • It is a welcome food tasting tour where you will learn what food suits you best or where to go for your next meal (breakfast, lunch or dinner)
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Birka the Viking City - Boat and Walking Tour

clock Duration: 7 hours
  • This is a visit to one of the world recognized UNESCO heritage site - the Birka
  • A full-day travel by ferry into the prehistoric Viking locality and sightsee the inside of the Viking Museum
  • A Stride through the recreated village of the Vikings giving a clear representation of how they lived their daily lives back then in
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Stockholm Sightseeing Cruise Along Djurgarden Canal

clock Duration: 50 minutes
  • A canal cruise round the waterways of the city's central islands
  • It is a mesmerizing sail though the vicinity of Slussen and Sodermalm
  • It is a sightseeing of landmarks which can only be seen from the water bodies
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Stockholm at a Glance Bike Tour

clock Duration: 3 hours
  • A 3 - hour exclusive tour on bike round the central islands in Stockholm city
  • It is a visit to hidden places and landmarks which can only be gotten to on foot or by bike alone
  • It is an expert-guided tour which takes you into different attractions like The Kungliga Slottet (Royal Palace), the Swedish Parliament House, Old Town
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Stockholm Old Town & Vasa Museum Private Walking Tour

clock Duration: 2 hours 30
  • It is a 2.5 hours tour that comprises of three main attractions - the Gamla Stan (Old Town), the Kungliga Slottet (the Royal Palace) and Storkyrkan (Coronation Church)
  • A walk through the patched streets of the Old Town and a stop by the Swedish Royal Palace
  • An interesting and precise package that gives you precise fun at
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Stockholm By Night: Photography Walking Tour

clock Duration: 3 hours
  • A walking tour that involves you, your camera and your photography skills through the night hours of the buzzing city
  • A 3 - hours walking tour that gives you the opportunity to have the best sunset shots of Stockholm city
  • It is an avenue to learn more about low-light photography
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