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The Museum of Modern Art

(Moderna Museet)
The Museum of Modern Art is an open living museum with over 140,000 works that are constantly rotated throughout the space. The museum is actively engaged in growing the collection as well as preserving existing works.
Surrounding area: The museum is located on Skeppsholmen near Stockholm center. It has a beautiful view on Djurgården. Moderna is located in the same building as ArkDes and shares a lot of the facilities.
Age groups: The museum is most appropriate for children from 3 years old.
Exhibits: The museum does not have a permanent exhibition but it does have a rotating collection with free admission. The collection contains key works from Pablo Picasso, Ljubov Popova, Salvador Dalí, Meret Oppenheim, Robert Rauschenberg, Donald Judd, and Irving Penn. In addition, there are temporary exhibitions that come through the museum. There is also a permanent outdoor collection of sculptures and installations.
ArkDes also has a play room and objects to explore for children.
Activities: The museum often has special activities for children which bring them into the art (learn more about children's activities here).
  • Sunday Workshop for Children (Swedish): A guided tour of an exhibition and a workshop related to the art seen in the tour, for children from 5 and up. Participation is free.
NOTE: Some activities have been cancel to reduce the spread of COVID-19.
Pricing and memberships:
Private events & parties: The museum has conference and meeting facilities as well as a restaurant that can booked for private events. They do not have specific packages for children's parties.
Accessibility: The museum strives to create an enjoyable experience for everyone. Special accommodations can be booked in advance. Read more about accessibility here.

Restaurant & picnic area: There is a restaurant and café in the museum. They also have an indoor picnic area on the first floor if you want to bring your own lunch or snack. Read more about menus or book a table the museum restaurant here.

Strollers & storage: There is a coat check in the museum's main foyer as well as rental lockers which are refunded after use.
Moderna Museet
Exercisplan 4, 111 49 Stockholm
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