Stockholm National Museum

Stockholm National Museum

Within the halls of the National Museum in Stockholm, you'll find masterpieces by renowned artists like Rembrandt, El Greco, Goya, Renoir, and Gauguin. As Sweden's most important art gallery, this is a must-see museum in Stockholm.

By the sea, on the peninsula of Blasieholmen, stands a majestic Renaissance building and Sweden's most important art gallery: the National Museum of Stockholm. This three-story building houses world-class paintings, sculptures, ceramics, drawings, and prints dating from the 16th to the 20th century.

The collection

The artworks showcased in the Stockholm Museum mostly come from donations by members of the Swedish nobility and King Gustav III. Among the key paintings, you'll find notable works by artists like Rembrandt (The Oath of the Bavarians), Goya (Truth, Time, and History), Zurbarán (The Veronica), and Manet (Young Man Peeling a Pear), among others.

Complementing its expansive painting collection, the National Museum of Sweden hosts a significant presentation of classical sculptures within the museum's inner courtyard. Additionally, the gallery dedicates several rooms to porcelain artifacts, tapestries, photographs, prints, and other varied artworks from the last century.

Stunning frescoes that narrate the history of art in Sweden adorn the museum's walls.

An absolute must-see

Sweden's most important art gallery, the Stockholm National Museum, is a must-see, especially since it's totally free! Immerse yourself not only in its exquisite art collection but also in the captivating interior architecture, making it an essential stop on any Stockholm itinerary.


Tuesday to Sunday: 11 am to 7 pm
Thursday: 11 am to 9 pm
Monday: closed




Bus: lines 2, 55, 57, 65, and 76