As you approach Skeppsholmsbron on the way to Skeppsholmen, you’ll pass the striking waterfront Nationalmuseum, which contains an impressive collection of Swedish and European fine and applied arts from the late medieval period to the present day, contained on three floors. The museum is closed until 2018 for major renovation work, but some of the collection is being shown at other venues across the city: try Konstakademien at Fredsgatan 12 and Kulturhuset Stadsteatern on Sergels torg  – both are free to look around.

 

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