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Hallwyl Museum (Hallwylska Museet)

4 Hamngatan, Stockholm 111 47, Sweden
+46 8 402 30 99
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Surprise not many visitors, a house once belonged to countess that a avid collectors of far east... read more

Reviewed 22 August 2016
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This is a private house - or palace - the first to have electricity and telephones in Stockholm... read more

Reviewed 21 August 2016
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WELCOME TO THE HALLWYL MUSEUMLeave the noise of the city behind you and step 100 years back in time! Walk through the doors of Hallwyl House, located at No.4 Hamngatan in the heart of Stockholm. Find out about Countess Wilhelmina von Hallwyl and her family – their fascinating history and the magnificent home she created at the end of the 19th century. The Countess’s dedicated collecting resulted in one of Sweden’s largest assemblages of art, porcelain and antique furniture. Experience period luxuries and modern conveniences in the Count and Countess’s lavish house, with its dining room, salons, smoking room, weapons room, billiards rooms and porcelain room!ADMISSION- SEK 70/Adult- Guided tour of all floors, including admission: SEK 100- Free entry for children up to 18 years of age.OPENING HOURSJan–Jun, Sep–Dec: Tue, Thu–Sun 12–4pm, Wed 12–7pmJul–Aug: Tue–Sun 10am–4pmAUDIO GUIDE: Swedish and English
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4 Hamngatan, Stockholm 111 47, Sweden
+46 8 402 30 99
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Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

Surprise not many visitors, a house once belonged to countess that a avid collectors of far east antiquities, the decor so advanced in there time. Please join the guided tour, they open doors to surprise! It is located in central Stockholm, hope u share my...More

Thank S Y C
Reviewed 21 August 2016

This is a private house - or palace - the first to have electricity and telephones in Stockholm. The countess was a great collector and her collections are on display as she left them.

Thank Helen R
Reviewed 21 August 2016

Hallwyl Museum is a very pleasant and easy visit in fashionable Östermalm. The mansion fronts Berzellii Park (named for the famous Swedish chemist) in Central Stockholm. The museum is surrounded by excellent restaurants and boutiques and includes its own inner courtyard restaurant (open during Summer)....More

1  Thank LaoDu514
Reviewed 17 August 2016 via mobile

The Hallwylska palace (museum) does not make any great impression from the outside, compared with all other splendid buildings in the city of Stockholm, but once you enter the gate you'll understand that this is something special. A complete ultra luxury home from the early...More

Thank Christer G
Reviewed 17 August 2016

It is awesome to think that the owners of this house decorated and preserved it as a living museum even when they were alive. The rooms of stunning and contain so many wonderful artifacts. Make sure to get there earlier in the day to reserve...More

Thank Victoria C
Reviewed 15 August 2016

It was a great experience to have drinks and dinner at Halwylska Palatset. We enjoyed our time at the place, we experienced great service when catching up with our friends and family.

Thank Cralwalker
Reviewed 14 August 2016 via mobile

This 40+ room apartement is a fantastic museum, and it's free! Really recommend a visit! Pay a small fee and take the guided tour , and get acess to all rooms! A beautiful and cosy bar is located in the inner courtyard.

Thank Mathias S
Reviewed 9 August 2016 via mobile

Great museum giving a brilliant insight into the life of the wealthy swedes from a different era - well worth a visit. The courtyard area is wonderful place to relax away from the hustle and bustle of the external world!

Thank Ruaidhre B
Reviewed 6 August 2016

I love this museum. The owner, a rich nobleman really lived a beautiful life. The museum is now free (it used to be quite expensive) and you get to see the bedrooms upstairs, which used to be closed. It's well worth a visit. It doesn't...More

Thank Rolf L
Reviewed 5 August 2016

This wonderful house museum, home of the Count and Countess and gifted to the State, is reminiscent of sumptuous life in the past. Completed at the end of the 19th century it had all the modern conveniences of the time such as electricity and central...More

1  Thank permia
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John S
are visitors allowed to take pictures of the paintings?
10 March 2017|
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Response from DohaInternational | Reviewed this property |
Yes at least I did. They are not that great and the family bought some fakes. The attic is full.