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 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 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 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 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 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 more

Skip The Line to ABBA Museum with Audio Tour in Stockholm

clock Duration: 1 to 2 hou
  • 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 more

Stockholm Winter Tour

clock Duration: 1 hour 15
  • Discover the beauty of Stockholm in winter on this 75 minutes boat tour. Admire magnificent views of Stockholm as you cruise along the city’s quays and around the island of Fjäderholmarna. There is light food and snacks as well as hot and cold beverages for sale onboard.

    Stockholm Wintertour departs with M/S Gustafsberg VII more

Junibacken Admission Ticket

clock Duration: 1 to 3 hou
  • Experience a magical, delightful day at Junibacken - where children and adults have the chance to experience a fantasy world together!

    Junibacken was built in 1996 on the initiative of Astrid Lindgren and is a perfect excursion for families with children in the age of 0-8 years old.

    Come and enjoy the spectacular pecularities more

Stockholm Bridges Sightseeing Cruise

clock Duration: 2 hours 15
  • It is seeing Stockholm in a different style on boat by sailing under the famous bridges of the city like the Norrbro, Stallbron, Riksbron, Vasabron, Stromsborgsbron, and lots more
  • A pass through the ringlets that connects Lake Malaren with the Baltic Sea
  • A deeper exploration of the Islands in Stockholm
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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 Archipelago Sailing Day Tour

clock Duration: 8 hours
  • A full-day excursion filled with lots of fun-filled activities in a traditional yacht on the sweden's Largest archipelago
  • It is an exploration through the beautiful channels, havens and unpeopled islands of the Stockholm Group of Islands
  • It is an educative tour where you will be chanced to learn basics of steering, maps and
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