The National Museum of Science and Technology or the Technical Museum (Tekniska museet) is the largest technical Museum in Sweden. The Museum was founded in 1923, but only in 1936 it received the building, which houses it now.
The Museum is responsible for preservation of cultural heritage of Sweden associated with the technological and industrial history. The Museum exhibition is located on the area of 10 square kilometers. It is devoted to the industrial development of Sweden, machinery, electricity, aviation, computer industry and high-tech industries. Lines of mechanisms, machines, tools, devices demonstrate the progress of the whole mankind, not just of Sweden.
Its collections number more than 50 thousand objects and artifacts. In general, its shelves with documents and archival records occupy about 600 meters in length. There is a separate section dedicated to the Swedish inventors, designers and scientists.
The Museum has a cinema showing films about technological progress. The Museum library holds about 50 thousand volumes of the rarest books of scientific content.
The Museum has the specially designed section for children called "Teknorama", where your kids can try out different tools and feel like a real scientist, however, the section is also popular with adults.
Daily: 10:00 – 17:00
Wednesdays open until 20:00
Museivägen 7, 115 27 Stockholm, Sweden
59° 19′ 57″ N, 18° 7′ 7″ E
Adult price: SEK 150
Children price: SEK 100 (7 - 19 years)