Skansen is a favorite both among Stockholmers and visitors passing through, and it’s a perfect family outing. This is the oldest open-air museum in the world and also the Stockholm zoo, with animals native to Scandinavia, a children's petting zoo, and two indoor aquariums; Skansen Akvariet and the Baltic Sea Science Center.
Skansen is beautifully located on Royal Djurgården and sports spectacular views over all of Stockholm. This is also Sweden in miniature. 150 farms and dwellings from different parts of the country were disassembled and transported here. Swedish traditions such as Midsummer, Walpurgis Night, and Lucia are celebrated at Skansen.