Sharing an entrance with Spårvägsmuseet, the Toy Museum is packed with everything you probably ever wanted as a child (and may still be hankering for as an adult). If anybody in your family just happens to be crazy about model trains, model aeroplanes, toy soldiers, toy robots, Barbie dolls or stuffed animals, don't miss it.

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1. Spårvägsmuseet

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In a former bus depot near the Viking Line terminal, Stockholm’s charmingly old-school transport museum is an atmospheric spot to spend a rainy afternoon…

2. Fotografiska

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Since opening its doors in 2010, Fotografiska has become one of the world’s leading photography museums and one of Stockholm’s most popular attractions…

3. Prins Eugens Waldemarsudde

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Prins Eugens Waldemarsudde, at the southern tip of Djurgården, is a soul-perking combo of water views and art. The palace once belonged to the painter…

4. Gröna Lund Tivoli

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Crowded Gröna Lund Tivoli has some 30 rides, ranging from the tame (a German circus carousel) to the terrifying (the Free Fall, where you drop from a…

5. Skansen

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Often called 'Sweden in miniature', Skansen is an unmissable Stockholm highlight. Expect to spend a full day wandering this hilltop open-air museum, with…

6. Glassblowers' Workshop

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The Glassblowers' hut, built in 1936, is one of the top attractions within Skansen. It's also possible to book your own glassblowing session – reserve…

7. Skansen Akvariet

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The Skansen Aquarium is worth a wander, its residents including piranhas, lemurs and pygmy marmosets (the smallest monkeys in the world). Intrepid…

8. ABBA: The Museum

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A sensory-overload experience that might appeal only to devoted ABBA fans, this long-awaited and wildly hyped cathedral to the demigods of Swedish pop is…