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Family trip to Stockholm with children. Ideas on where to go with your child

Stockholm For many travelers, Stockholm is unalterably connected with works of Astrid Lindgren, internationally famous fairy tale writer. Indeed, this is an ideal place for a vacation with children as the city is a magical place. Djurgården Island is one of the best destinations for families. It’s an incredible museum in the open air. The museum island was opened yet at the beginning of the 19th century when many old wooden houses were brought there. It became possible to create an inimitable atmosphere of an old village. Djurgården Island is such an incredible place that it’s simple to spend a whole day there, admiring the surrounding nature and exploring old houses. Guests are always welcome to participate in interesting thematic events and master classes that regularly take place in the museum. Kids will be super excited to visit the Fairytale House and will surely fall in love with the farm that is also open on the island.
The liveliest shopping street in Stockholm, Drottninggatan, is open in the heart of the city. The pedestrian street is home to dozens of shops. It also has the highest concentration of … Open
Simply no family vacation in Stockholm is possible without a visit to Tivoli Gröna Lund Amusement Park. In this park, travelers will find numerous roller coasters and rides, merry-go-rounds and playgrounds for small children, and extreme catapults and towers that would impress not only teenagers but also adults. There are classic chute the chutes and comfortable relaxation areas, so the park is suitable for spending a whole day there.
If you have always dreamt of seeing exotic underwater creatures in detail, don’t forget to attend the Djurgården Aquarium. It’s a great place to see beautiful tropical fish that live in giant aquariums with corals, and admire the look of the most dangerous marine predators. The aquarium has one more advantage – it is adjacent to a no less interesting museum, Vasamuseet, a visit to which will also excite the whole family. Vasamuseet is often called the most popular museum in Sweden. There are many reasons to that, for example, the museum exhibits a unique warship built yet in the 17th century, as well as many other priceless artifacts. Copyright
Discovering the architecture of Stockholm from bird's eye view! Nordic Museum, Nobel Museum, Royal Swedish Opera, National Museum, Museum of Natural History, German Church, Parliament House, all those monuments are defining the image of Stockholm … Open
Stockholm is rich in museums that are suitable for children. For example, kids will be excited to visit the Fjärilshuset Butterfly Museum. It’s a fantastic place where visitors can see flying butterflies brought from distant tropical countries. In order to create favorable conditions and maintain life cycles of butterflies, the museum has comfortable temperature and humidity, numerous exotic plants and flowers. Besides insects, there are some exotic birds in Fjärilshuset.
Stockholm Tom Tits Experiment is, perhaps, the most unusual museum in Stockholm that young travelers can attend. During an excursion there, kids will find out about various physical laws in an exciting and interactive way, and will even participate in interesting tests and experiments. How much energy does a TV consume? How does light refraction happen, and why does water fall down? Visitors will find answers to these and many more questions if they visit the amazing museum.
Stockholm Palace, Stockholm City Hall, Ericsson Globe, Royal Dramatic Theatre, Klara Church, as well as many others, they all become the world's cultural heritage objects and remain as iconic monuments for Stockholm … Open
Travelers, who plan to visit Stockholm in summer, can enjoy another exciting pastime – they can spend a wonderful day on the picturesque island of Långholmen. This island is famous for its magnificent sandy beaches that are perfect for families with children. Moreover, there are many gorgeous park zones and areas with play and sports grounds. The building of the former prison is one of the main landmarks of the island. Nowadays, a hotel, several cafes, and meeting areas are open in the building. That said, there’s nothing complicated in making an exciting vacation program in Stockholm.
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City tours, excursions and tickets in Stockholm and surroundings

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♥   Amusement park 'Gröna Lund' Stockholm, 2.9 km from the center. On the map   Photo
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Aquariums in Stockholm and nearby
♥   Aquarium 'Stockholm Aquarium' , 2.7 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Aquarium 'Skansen Aquarium' , 3.2 km from the center. On the map   Photo
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Zoos and gardens in/near Stockholm
♥   Zoo 'Skansen with Aquarium' Stockholm, 3.2 km from the center. On the map   Photo

Famous sights of Stockholm

Royal Domain of Drottningholm

From the series “Top 15 Unesco Sites in Europe”
There are historical monuments of world importance in Sweden. One of the most prominent is the palace and park ensemble of Drottningholm. It is located on the island of Louvain, among the peaceful waters of Lake Malaren. Since 1981, the palace is the seat of the Swedish kings. The first mansion on the island was built in the 16th century by order of King Johan III, who gave the palace to his wife. However, already in 1662, the majestic building was completely burned down. The palace was restored at the end of the 17th century. It has repeatedly changed owners. The residence was reconstructed in the next two hundred years. … Read further

SkyView Elevator

From the series “Top 16 Most Exotic Elevators and Lifts in the World”
The most unusual lift in Sweden can be found in Stockholm. SkyView is an original elevator that is located on the southern side of the spherical building Globen Arena. The latter is the largest spherical structure in the world, which makes the original circular elevator even more attractive. The SkyView elevator is a complex of two glass gondolas that run along the southern wall of the spherical sports arena and lift the passengers to their roof. … Read further
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Interesting places to visit with children around Stockholm

Guide to sightseeing and entertainment for children in Stockholm - parks, attractions, museums, zoos, water-parks. All fascinating and educational sites of Stockholm, which are must visit and see for your child. Find out the best discovery routes and places for kids (local theaters, exhibitions and museums), where you can spend quality time together. Stockholm for families with children. - online travel reservation expert providing reliable car rental and hotel booking services. We feature more than 25.000 destinations with 12.000 rental offices and 200.000 hotels worldwide.
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