Exterior of Nationalmuseum, StockholmPhoto: Hans Thorwid/Nationalmuseum
5 design must-sees in Stockholm
Here are 5 design must-sees for your trip to Stockholm, from an art gallery in the archipelago, a national museum established in 1866 to a must-visit cemetery (!)
The historic building housing Nationalmuseum in Stockholm, seen from the water. 01
Nationalmuseum in Stockholm
The crown jewel of Sweden’s art museums is the iconic Nationalmuseum in the capital of Stockholm. Since its establishment in 1866, it has served as a premier setting for masterworks in painting, sculpture, art and design dating from the 1500s to the 1900s.
ArkDes Skeppsholmen, Stockholm
The Modern Museum of Art in Stockholm is also the home of ArkDes, the Swedish Centre for Architecture and Design.
The enterence to Moderna Museet on a sunny day with people sitting on chairs outside. 03
With an art collection comprising more than 130 000 works, Moderna Museet (Museum of Modern Art) is Sweden’s leading museum for modern and contemporary art.
People are standing under the elm trees at Skogskyrkogården cemetery's meditation grove at sunset. 04
Woodland Cemetery, Stockholm
A cemetery might not be on the top of the list when you travel, but Skogskyrkogården (the Woodland Cemetery) in Stockholm offers a unique architecture experience and is a Unesco World Heritage site.