Best Museums in Sweden - Part II
Most Swedish museums are also great places to eat or have a coffee. Very often you can find funky postcards to send to the folks back home, or even buy some quality local handicraft. Do not forget to check out the first part of "Best Museums in Sweden - Part I" before reading this article.
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Malmo Art Museum
One of Europe's contemporary art centers, this museum exhibits avant grade and experimental artwork - chicken blood or dung on canvas and also appreciates classic modern art at the same time. Combining the work of both modern masters and cutting edge painters, it is a visual feast for anyone who appreciates recent developments in painting and sculpture.
Mine Museum at the Great Copper Mountain
Located in Gothenburg, this is the city's leading art museum with a wide repository of modern paintings with strong French Impressionists including Van Gogh and Bonnard. Picasso and Edvard Munch are also represented along with some work by Milles.
You can find the best repository of artifacts of the Sami culture in this best museum in Sweden. This museum gives you an idea of how Lapps lived and struggled for survival in a harsh terrain. You can also see the houses the Lapps lived in as well as the animals and weapons they used to live in that climate.
National Museum of Art, Stockholm
Over the age of 217 years, this is one of the oldest museums in the world. This best museum in Sweden houses the nation's rare paintings and sculpture. You will be amazed to see some of the work by great artists like Bellini, van gogh, Rembrandt to Rubens. It also houses antique porcelain, furniture and clocks in addition to fine arts.
Museum of Architecture
Located in Stockholm, this museum illustrates the art of architecture combined with social planning. This museum exhibits copies of rooms, buildings, places and cities from different eras, covering 1000 years of swedish architecture. 2 million sketches, drawings and documents and half million photographs and about 1000 architectural models decorate this museum.