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Gustav III's Museum of Antiquities

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Kungliga Slottet, Stockholm 111 30, Sweden
Gamla Stan & Riddarholmen
+46 8 402 60 00
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Reviewed 16 August 2018

We wouldn't have known about this place, except for the fact that it was listed on our Royal Palace admission ticket, so we decided to visit it. The sculptures are nice, it's interesting to see the faces of some of these historical figures from classical...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank James W
Reviewed 27 July 2018 via mobile

Just a bunch of statues. Was interesting looking at the gardens outside the windows. I found Michael Jackson, a nice package ;) and an angry band student who broke her flute.

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 23 July 2018

If you are into Roman antiquities then this will be a good visit for you. Lots of marble statues and on a hot day it was a nice cool place - very nice

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Howlo
Reviewed 4 July 2018

Mediterranean classical antiquities in a museum that will take less than 30 minutes. It's included in your Palace admission, so you can't complain about the price. Basically you're looking at the souvenirs Gustav III brought back from his 1783 Italian vacation. I wonder if anyone...More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank HowlnBubba
Reviewed 25 August 2017

We came here as it was included on out ticket into the Palace. It is two room of statues and is located on the side of the palace facing back to main city centre. Honestly, it is worth only a very quick visit and if...More

Date of experience: July 2017
1  Thank 95nikop
Reviewed 24 August 2017

This museum basically consists of 2 rooms filled with Roman statues, and is nothing extraordinary. The entrance price to this museum is included in the ticket for the Royal Palace. I would say visiting this place, takes up no more then 30 minutes. They have...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Koen H
Reviewed 30 July 2017

This is a very small Museum and the contents are a few busts and statues of average quality. Not worth wasting time there

Date of experience: July 2017
Reviewed 9 June 2017

Though this room comes with a ticket into the Palace Museum, it didn't appear that many people wanted to visit which was definitely a shame. This is a beautiful collection of artwork that should not be missed (honestly, I'd skip the jewels in order to...More

Date of experience: June 2017
1  Thank Kelly H
Reviewed 15 September 2016

This museum is one of four museums that comprise the Royal Palace Museum. This museum opened to the public in 1794 and showcased the fine collection of antique sculpture collected by King Gustav III in Rome. It is a very elegant setting with a large...More

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank DohaInternational
Reviewed 11 September 2016

There are more than 100 sculptures (as far as I remember 104) in there. You can take guide paper from information desk. You'll find explanations about most of the statues in there. If you have ticket to Royal Palace you can get in here free....More

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank Candost D
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