Discover Army Museum – one of Sweden’s best history museums. Our permanent exhibition depicts Swedish history from the 16th century onwards. Here you will get an authentic picture of war as experienced by the soldiers and their families.
Opening hours September-May
Tuesdays: 11.00 - 20.00
Wednesday-Sunday: 11.00 - 17.00
Opening hours June-August
Monday-Sunday 10.00 - 17.00
Good Friday, Easter Monday, Midsummer Eve, Midsummer Day, the Sunday after Midsummer, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day and New Year’s Eve.
During July and August there is a daily guided tour in Swedish at 13.00 and in English at 12.00; no advance booking is necessary.
Adults SEK 80
Senior/students SEK 50
Groups (min 10 pax/group) SEK 60
Admission free up until 19 years.
Finding Army Museum
Army Museum is situated at Riddargatan 13, Östermalm, Stockholm.
The nearest tube station is Östermamstorg (Sibyllegatan exit).
The nearest bus stop is Nybroplan (busses 69 & 52) and Styrmansgatan (bus 76).
You may also take the tram line 7 to Waldemarsudde, stop Nybroplan.
Uniforms and weapons are displayed by means of realistic scenes using life-size manikins, and original artefacts are presented in display cases. The museum takes up three floors; it begins on the top floor in a room that describes war in general and from there visitors proceed round the exhibition from the 1600th century up until the present day.
The museum also has rooms given over to specific topics such as, mercenaries, crime and punishment and animals in war, and there is also a display of weapons. The Trophy Chamber contains an exhibition of priceless treasures like flags, banners, and musical instruments, that Swedish soldiers have captured in times of war.
Throughout the year a number of new exhibitions are displayed for a short time.
To Feed an army
tells the history of food in the Swedish army from the 17th century to the present day in the form of items from Army Museum collections that reflect food culture, preparation, meals and other questions concerning how soldiers got food for the day.
Raoul Wallenberg's Room
See unique objects in our mini-exhibit about the man who saved tens of thousands of people from the Nazis.
The museum’s shop has a wide assortment of books together with gifts for big and small, including games, puzzles, tin soldiers, souvenirs and handicrafts.
Restaurant and Conferences
Food and drink can be got from the museum’s restaurant (Borggården), on the same floor as the entrance, whenever the museum is open.
On the top floor of the museum there is a lecture room, large enough for about 140 people, together with a small conference room which can seat about 30 people.
Archive and Library
The library focuses on military history. Here you can read about uniforms, flags, crossbows, swords, Mauser rifles and conscription.
Visiting Address: Riddargatan 13
Postal Address: Box 14095, S-104 41 Stockholm
Phone: +46 8 51 95 63 01
Head of the Museum
Phone: +46 8 51 95 63 61 cell: +46 708 52 02 84
Booking and Guided Tours
Phone: +46 8 51 95 63 03
Conference Bookings and enquiries
Phone: +46 8 51 95 63 02
Army Museum’s Library and Archive
Phone: +46 8 51 95 63 04