With three days in Stockholm, you have time to soak in the city’s atmosphere, see its most famous sights, and even head out of town for a history- or nature-filled day trip into the surrounding countryside.
ABBA The Museum
Djurgardsvagen 68, Stockholm
Fully dedicated to the biggest pop group ever to come out of Sweden, the ABBA Museum allows visitors to try on some of the band’s stage costumes, sing with them in the recording studio, interact with holograms, and even go on stage with the band. Interactive exhibits include Waterloo, where you’ll be transported back to 1974 Brighton; the Polar Studio, where you can get hands-on with the mixing board; and Benny’s Piano, the self-playing piano that has some special tricks in store for you. The original members of ABBA speak directly to you through the audio guide, sharing stories and memories from their careers. The audio guide was specially written for the museum by the screenwriter for Mamma Mia!
Most hop-on hop-off bus or boat tours of Stockholm stop at the ABBA Museum, which allows unlimited time to explore the museum at your leisure.
Things to Know Before You Go
The ABBA Museum is a must-see for music lovers.
Plan on spending 90 minutes to two hours at the museum.
The entire museum is cash-free, so be sure to have a credit card on hand.
Children under seven years old are admitted for free. Strollers are not allowed, but you can borrow a child carrier from the museum.
The museum offers free small lockers and lockable hangers.
Elevators to every floor enable easy wheelchair accessibility.
How to Get There
To get to the ABBA Museum by public transit, take either tram nr 7 and stop at Liljevalchs/Gröna Lund or take bus nr 67 and stop at Liljevalchs/Gröna Lund. A ferry also runs to Djurgården; stop at Allmänna Gränd. Parking on Djurgården is limited, so driving is not recommended.
When to Get There
The ABBA Museum is open daily, with later hours in the summer when travelers flock to Stockholm to explore during the longer daylight hours.
Attractions near the ABBA Museum
The island of Djurgården is also home to several other popular attractions, such as the maritime Vasa Museum, Skansen (open-air museum and zoo), Gröna Lund theme park, and Junibacken children’s park. Just a short hop from the city center and Old Town (Gamla Stan), you could easily spend an entire day exploring the island.
Frequently Asked Questions
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As well as visiting the ABBA The Museum, check out these trip ideas to make the most of your visit:
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- Tivoli Gröna Lund
- Skansen Museum
- Vasa Museum (Vasamuseet)
- Nordic Museum (Nordiska Museet)
- Junibacken Children’s Museum
- Waldemarsudde Museum
- Stockholm Archipelago (Stockholms Skärgard)
- Stockholm Royal Palace (Kungliga Slottet)
- Stockholm Old Town (Gamla Stan)
- Nobel Prize Museum
- Museum of Medieval Stockholm (Medeltidsmuseet)
- Royal Swedish Opera (Kungliga Operan)