Fun for kids in Stockholm!
Travelling with children? Listed below are places in Stockholm that they will love!
SKANSEN Free admission with Stockholm à la Carte! Skansen open air museum was founded in 1891 and is still one of the major top ten attrations in Stockholm. See some 150 farmsteads assembled here from all over Sweden. Meet Nordic animals at the Zoo, "Mini-Skansen" and summer concerts. Enjoy Swedish traditional festivals, theme days and the famous Christmas market.
GRÖNA LUND TIVOLI Free admission with Stockholm à la Carte! The amusement park Gröna Lund Tivoli is a must for the entire family. There are many attractions for the youngest ones in the famil, like the Flying Elephants and the Choo Choo Train.
MUSEUMS Free admission with Stockholm à la Carte! Many of Stockholm's museums and other attractions arrange activities for children. In the Postal Museum children can dress up in child-sized postal uniforms and staple and sort mail. The Museum of Technology , let children explore and experience science in a fun way. Go for a ride in the mini subway at the Transport Museum. At the The Observatory Museum, Tuesdays if the sky is clear, you can watch the stars from a telescope. Aquaria Water Museum, Skansen Open Air Museum and the Toy Museum are other museums children will enjoy visiting.
Leksaksland (Toyland) Free admission with Stockholm à la Carte! is neither a toyland for kids nor a traditional toy historical museum, it´s a modern museum with thematic toy exhibitions. Come and enjoy this heaven of toys and nostalgia! Disney, Barbie, Tintin, Lundby dollhouses, Playmobil and Smurfs are just some examples of the different themes. Don´t miss the Scary room and let the kids play around in the play corner.
KULTURHUSET CULTURAL CENTER, Sergels torg. The children's activities for children up to the age of 12 comprise a workshop where children's creativity is encouraged and a modern children's library where children can listen to stories, see a film, meet writers, read books or discover a virtual world on CD-ROM.
SWIMMING Go for a swim! Stockholm offers clean and clear water which can be easily accessed from for example Smedsuddsbadet on Kungsholmen or Långholmens strandbad on Långholmen. If you prefer swimmingpools, visit Eriksdalsbadet, Vanadisbadet or Kampementsbadet.
SIGHTSEEING BY BOAT & BUS Free tickets with Stockholm à la Carte! Most kids love to go by boat, especially when they are able to sit close to the water! There are several boat tours included in the Stockholm à la Carte-card. Make a tour to Birka, the old Viking community and experience how the Vikings lived 1.000 years ago. A shorter trip is the one to Fjäderholmarna, the Feather Islands, the closest you can come the archipelago while in Stockholm. Lots of activitites for the kids to choose from.
SKATING, Kungsträdgården. During winter time it is possible to skate in Kungsträdgården. Rent your skates in the booth next to the ice rink and get out on the ice .
SHOPPING Even kids love to go shopping - if you visit the right places. Stockholm has lots of fun second hand stores for comic strips, books, records and fashion. Buttericks (Drottninggatan 57 and at Gröna lund) offers everything you will ever need for masquerade parties and piles of comic articles. Panduro (Kungsgatan 34) has a wide variety of all that is necessary for kids who loves to paint, make decorations or their own jewellery. Heron City in Kungens kurva is the largest experience center in Scandinavia with lots of stores, restaurants, movie theatres, bowling, sports, adventure and entertainment.