Hunt for treasures in the museum shops
Interested in the latest exhibition, or would you rather do some shopping? Why not do both? The city’s museum shops offer a wide array of fun and unique items that make great gifts. Here are a few recommendations - read more about each museum under "Editor's tip", further down.
The City Museum of Stockholm
Buy books, souvenirs and postcards that bring Stockholm’s heritage to life. This shop also sells copies of selected objects from the museum’s collections, glass or ceramics.
Museum of Modern Art (Moderna museet)
The range includes large quantities of art, photo, architecture and design-related presents. Exhibition catalogues and books make great take-home memories.
The Museum of Mediterranean and Near Eastern Antiquities
This shop imports many of its products directly from Mediterranean countries. Choose from beautiful fabrics, silver protection pendants, hand-painted and decorative eggs and olive oil soap from Syria.
Museum of Science and Technology
This museum shop stocks a wide range of technical toys and smart gadgets. Everything from futuristic robots to practical inventions. Well worth a visit if you’re looking for fun and slightly different gift ideas.
A good place to buy photography books, posters, cards and other things made to rest one's eye on. Many of the items have a Stockholm theme, and thus make good souvenirs.