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Posted on 17.03.12



Skansens - the world's oldest open-air museum. It covers an area of ​​300,000 square meters. Located on the island of Djurgården.
On this territory there are 150 buildings with the age of 50 to 600 years, for example, a typical peasant farm yard Delsbu.

Фото 1. Музей Скансен. Швеция, Стокгольм

Here you can see the way of life, environment, lifestyle, crafts people, inhabiting different parts of Sweden.

The museum has created a professor, an expert on the languages ​​of northern peoples, Arthur Hazelius in 1891.
In the 70 years he has worked to preserve culture, disappearing under the onslaught of progress.
His collection of artifacts and became the basis for the future museum.

First there were recreated traditional houses, interiors, costumes, classes of peasants and Sami culture.

In 1930 - 1940-ies there was a whole city block and craft workshops

In the museum there is even a zoo with the fauna of Scandinavia and other countries of the world, reindeer, bison, brown bears, arctic foxes, lynxes, wolves, seals ... There are tropical continents and the animals: crocodiles, snakes ...

Next, we consider and look at some of the exhibits curious recreated Skansen.

Farm Scone | Skanegarden

Фото 2. Ферма Сконе. Музей Скансен. Швеция, Стокгольм

This is a sample of a farm in South Sweden. Current.
The square paved courtyard surrounded on all sides by buildings, covered with straw.
On the south side - a house with wooden walls, a central part of which dates from the early 19th century.
Conditions 20s of the 20th century: furniture, housewares, tools.
In the western part - a barn in 1927, built of brick in the yellow two horses and four cows.
There is a wood shed, barn, chicken house and a well.

Farm Uktorp | Oktorpsgarden

Фото 3. Ферма Укторп. Музей Скансен. Швеция, Стокгольм

A typical farm area Halland.
The farm dates from the 18th century. Furniture and utensils are in 1890.
The living area is a low building with no roof and windows. It is illuminated through a small hole in the roof.
Grain Barn, a room in which the woven fabric, a barn, stables, servants' hall, a room for brewing moonshine, and persecution.

Manor Skugaholms | Skogaholms Herrgard

Фото 4. Усадьба Скугахольмс. Музей Скансен. Швеция, Стокгольм

The wooden house was built in 1680.
In the large hall on the walls, decorated with carved wood, - portraits of the former owners of the house.
The room owner, a small shop, office, decorated in Chinese style, bedroom, boudoir of the mistress and children.
The library contains over 2,000 books.
In the east wing - a kitchen, a room of a governess, a dining room for the servants and the control.
In the courtyard on two sides go lime avenue.

Cottage soldier | Soldattorpet

Фото 5. Домик солдата. Музей Скансен. Швеция, Стокгольм

This house is just one room.
This building dating 1800.
From 1682 to 1901 was an order of recruitment: - a soldier standing in the military service, and a group of peasants paid for its content: food, shelter, clothing, uniforms, salaries.

Farm Delsbu | Delsbogarden

A farm area Helsinglanda 1850s.
The main building was built of logs in the late 18th century and built in the 1830s.
The Main Hall - here decorative painting area Dalecarlia.
In the living room picture in 1837.
The walls of one of the rooms are painted in traditional style, typical of the era.
Strong house is lined with planks, which are colored in red.

Sheepfold | Lambgriften

Sheepfold intended for animals that walked on pasture all year round.
The construction of planks laid moss come from Phare.
Breed of sheep, similar to the wild sheep, and now can be found in the museum Skansen, although in the 1940s it almost disappeared.

Sami camp | Lappvistet

Most Sami sedentary.
Previously, Sami nomads with their herds. Spent the winter in the woods and on the coast, climbed into the mountains in summer and in spring and autumn, stayed in the foothills, in the camp, unoccupied in the rest of the year.
Traditional houses were covered with turf, in the center of the stones burned a fire, the smoke from which would go through the hole in the ceiling.
Now this tent is used only herders.

City Quarter | Stadskvarteren

Quarter of houses from the period 1760-1900 Södermalm district with shops of artisans - are typical of the late 19th century.

Barbecue | Bageriet

Фото 6. Булочная. Музей Скансен. Швеция, Стокгольм

Barbecue in 1870 is displayed at the old house. Above the entrance to the golden cake.
Inside - the room where the sifted flour, a table for the dough, the oven for baking.

Printing | Boktryckeriet

Фото 7. Типография. Музей Скансен. Швеция, Стокгольм

Printing in 1725.
The house has equipment for manual dialing, metal type, hand-press room, master.
The atmosphere inside, as it was in that distant 1830.

House Jeweler | Guldsmedshuset

The house belonged to the early 18th century jeweler Gustaf Mollenborgu.
On the first floor did the workpiece, on the second floor - the product was brought to perfection, turning them into works of art. Mollenborg Gustaf became the first jeweler who used hired labor.
In the 40s of the 19th century it has worked for more than 40 apprentices.

Villa Totti | Tottieska Malmgarden

Фото 8. Дом Ювелира. Музей Скансен. Швеция, Стокгольм

The reconstruction of a stone house, which in 1765 began to build a merchant Carl Totti.
Colorfully decorated rooms, wall panels and doors of cedar and mahogany wall paintings of the late 18th century.
The first floor - dining room, lounge, bedroom, an art gallery.
On the second floor - a spacious main hall with frescoes in the Roman theme, coffee salon and boudoir.

And so Skansen - the world's first open-air museum, founded in 1891. Here, in miniature, all of Sweden is represented as in Skansen collected more than 150 homes and estates of different ages from all over the country. It also presents a variety of animals as pets, as well as representatives of the Swedish wild animals. Here you can walk through a beautiful park, eat, and in the summer and dance, listen to a concert, visiting a small amusement park and aquarium, see artisans at work and buy high quality goods in the many souvenir shops and workshops.

Activities for children in Minipoezd Skansen, a sightseeing trip to the sights of Skansen, moving away from the area Bolnes (Bollnästorget), inviting a leisurely trip take around Skansen. About the so-called small Skansen (Lill-Skansen) are car rides and carousel. At the bottom of Skansen is a small playground for entertainment Galeyan (Galejan), where there is a tray for the sale of lottery tickets and swing. Rides are open mostly during the summer.

Additional information

Price for entrance:

01.02. - 29.04. and 01.10. - 27.11.2010.
Adults - 5.00 LVL
Children from 6-15 years - 2.00 LVL
Children under 5 years - free

30.04. - 31.05. and 01.09.-30.09.2010.
Adults - 7.00 LVL
Children from 6-15 years - 2.00 LVL
Children under 5 years - free

01.06. - 31.08.2010. (Except 25.06.)
Adults - 8.00 LVL
Children from 6-15 years - 3.00 LVL
Children under 5 years - free

28.11. - 31.12.2010.
Adults - 6.00 LVL
Children from 6-15 years - 2.00 LVL
Children under 5 years - free

Tickets can be purchased at the entrance via the Internet:, at ticket offices Tallink: Riga Passenger Port, street Eksporta 3a and t / c Origo, A tunnel, Stacijas laukums 2.

How to get to Skansen

Skansen is situated on the island of Djurgården (Djurgården) in the heart of Stockholm.
You will bring back buses number 44 and 47. Tickets can be purchased on the ferry to the point of information.
At Skansen can also be reached by ferry from Slyussena (Slussen), and in the summer and from the pier Nibruplana (Nybroplan).
It should be borne in mind that spring and summer with 18 hours to 16 hours Friday, Sunday, Djurgården is closed to traffic
private cars. Note also that to find a parking lot on the Yurgordene not easy.


Written by Administrator

Posted on 17.03.12



In 1986 appeared a temporary museum, representing a concrete pontoon, with the established ship, which was surrounded by an aluminum structure. Then the museum was visited by 10 million people.

Today's permanent museum June 15, 1990 Swedish King Carl XVI Gustaf. The area of ​​the museum 12,540 square feet.

It is placed in the eastern part Djurgårdens on the shores of the Baltic Sea.

The architecture of the building fit into surrounding landscape.

Copper roof, wooden wall panels, painted in blue, black, dark green, red, brown in color.

In the museum exhibit is kept the famous 17th century - King's ship "Vasa" and presented several shows that have a direct relation to. You can watch popular science film (translated into 12 languages)

Also in the museum will tell you about the construction of the ship and its tragic fate, will give an idea of ​​the reign of King Vasa dynasty and the history of Sweden.

For visitors equipped with seven galleries on different levels.

Here are a gift shop and a restaurant with a terrace where you can enjoy views of the harbor.

For a garden museum and garden, as it was in the 17th century.

Фото 1. Музей Васа. Швеция, Стокгольм

Warship Vasa sank on the day of his first voyage in Stockholm in August 1628 and was raised in 1961 after 333 years of stay at the bottom of the sea. For nearly half a century, the ship slowly, with great caution, carefully restored almost to its original state. Three masts, towering above the roof of purpose-built museum shows the original height of the mast ship.

Today Vasamuseet is the most visited museum in Scandinavia. Each year, here comes more than a million visitors. Around this historic ship are 9 different exposures, telling about life on the ship. Film about the Vasa is displayed in 16 languages. In addition, the museum has a gift shop with a wide range of products and a cozy restaurant. You can visit the museum every day.


June 1 - August 31: 8:30 - 18:00
September 1 - May 31: 10:00 - 16:00
Wednesdays 10:00 - 20:00
December 31 10:00 - 15:00
23-25 ​​December
January 1

Adults: 95 SEK
On Wednesdays (17:00-20:00 1.9-31.5): 75 SEK
Students: 50 SEK (pipe ID)
Children 0-18 years: free
Groups (from 10 persons): 70 SEK
Address: Galärvarvsvägen 14

Phone:             46 (0) 8-519 548 00

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