Make Sure to Check out These Awesome Art Museums While in Stockholm, Sweden

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Stockholm, Sweden, is a place where art enthusiasts can have an amazing time. The city has 16 museums that offer visitors a chance to check everything from ancient art and paintings of Old Masters to contemporary art. If you can’t visit them all, here are the ones you definitely don’t want to miss.


Nationalmuseum, also known as the National Museum of Fine Arts, serves as Sweden’s national gallery. The institution houses more than 700,000 objects in its collection, which is highlighted by half a million drawings originating from the Middle Ages to the 20th century, a collection of paintings by Rembrandt and various other Dutch painters, and the world’s largest collection of portraits miniatures. Some of the Nationalmuseum’s notable works include Rembrandt’s “The Kitchen Maid,” Pierre-Auguste Renoir’s “La Grenouillère,” and Judith Leyster’s “Boy Playing the Flute.”

Moderna Museet

Moderna Museet is Sweden’s most-renowned museum dedicated to contemporary and modern art. It exhibits paintings from both domestic and international artists, including Henri Matisse, Pablo Picasso, and Salvador Dalí, as well as sculptures and various installation artworks.


If you are not into paintings and sculptures, then Fotografiska might be your cup of tea. This museum is dedicated to visual arts and features exhibitions of photographs from some of the world’s most reputable photographers. You’ll find historical photography, art photography, food photography, and much more.