Södra Blasieholmshamnen

At the Nationalmuseum in Stockholm you will see a collection of classic art and sculptures donated to the museum by King Gusav III of Sweden and Count Carl Gustaf Tessin. Some of the most admired works belong to authors such as Dalí, Rubens, Monet and Larsson.

The museum was founded in 1792 as a Royal Museum (Konglig Museum) and it was moved to its current location in the Blasieholmen Peninsula in central Stockholm in 1866.

The museum hosts around 500,000 drawings which date from the Middle Ages to 1900, as well as a collection of porcelains, paintings, sculptures and modern art. The most renowned Swedish artists which have contributed to the museum are Carl Larsson and Anders Zorn. The museum also has a library which is open to the general public and a restaurant.

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