Attractions

Top Choice Castle in Eskilstuna

Stora Sundby Slott

Occupying tranquil lands on the shores of Lake Hjälmaren, this outstanding castle was built in the 16th century in the Renaissance style and later transformed over 16 years (to 1848) into the turreted neo-Gothic for…
Archaeological Site in Eskilstuna

Sigurdsristningen

The vivid, 3m-long Viking Age rock carving Sigurdsristningen illustrates the story of Sigurd the Dragon Slayer, a hero whose adventures are described in Beowulf and the Icelandic sagas. The story inspired Wagner’s R…
Area in Eskilstuna

Rademachersmedjorna

The Rademacher Forges uphold the 17th-century traditions of Eskilstuna’s iron-working past in a series of pretty, well-preserved historic buildings that together form a kind of open-air museum. Visitors can observe …
Zoo in Eskilstuna

Parken Zoo

Parken Zoo, 1.5km west of the town centre, is one of central Sweden’s most popular family attractions. The 80-plus animal species represented include monkeys, komodo dragons, lions and lemurs, as well as a large col…
Museum in Eskilstuna

Ebelingmuseet

Located 7km north of Eskilstuna in the village of Torshälla, this museum features abstract steel sculptures by Allan Ebeling and paintings by his daughters, Marianne and Harriet, plus various temporary exhibitions. …
Museum in Eskilstuna

Eskilstuna Konstmuseum

Of this ambitious art gallery's permanent collection of over 1000 works from the 17th century to today, around 120 pieces are displayed at any given time. Complimented by various visiting exhibitions, the museum has…