Situated on the Djugarden Island in Stockholm, Sweden, Skansen is the first open-air zoo and museum in Sweden.
Artur Hazelius inaugurated it on the 11th of October 1891 by to display the way people used to live before the industrial area in the different parts of Sweden. In the past, Skansen was a part of the Nordic Museum, but in 1963, it became an independent organization in 1963.
The objects inside the Skansen buildings still remain the property of the Museum. This museum contains 150 houses from all over Sweden, shipped piece by piece to the museum by Hazelius.Places nearby:
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