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Stockholm in August - things to do


What to do in Stockholm in August - on your own, with friends or family

Make the most of the last summer days when you still have some free time to do things on your own or with friends or family. We give you tips of five things to do in Stockholm in August - shrimps, art, interactive museum, Vikings and live music. At the bottom of this page you can find a map of where to find the activities!

Events at Birka the Viking City

Take the boat the island of Birka and learn all about Vikings! Don’t miss the guided tour, a visit to the museum, the Viking quarters and some real Viking food at Restaurant Särimner or Café Eldrimner.
On the 25th of August there is an Archelogy-themed day at Birka with a special guided tour and lots of children’s activities.

Tip – Pre-book your boat ticket to Birka to secure space onboard. 

Shrimp Cruise and the Archipelago - perfect kombo

A late summer evening in the archipelago and shrimp is a perfect combination. Invite your friends or colleagues and book a shrimp cruise. Eat as many shrimp with accompaniments as you can, lean back, and enjoy the beautiful views. August evenings in the archipelago often offer magical sunsets.

Tip – Book your ticket to the Shrimp Cruise online.

Visit the Art Museum Artipelag

During the summer and autumn you can visit Berlinde De Bruyckeres exclusive exhibition at Artipelag. It´s a exhibition featuring around thirty of De Bruyckere's pieces spanning from 1995 to the present.

You can also visit the exhibition Sculpture in Nature, outdoors all year round.

Grab something tasty from Bådan Café & Konditori – they serve both sandwiches, salads, soups, baked goods and drinks.

Tip – Take the boat to Artipelag from central Stockholm. Prebook tickets online for guaranteed space. 

Archipelago Cruise with Live Music

Bring your friends or family along for an unforgettable evening onboard M/S Mälar Victoria in the Stockholm archipelago.
During the evening you will enjoy stunning views, a tasty dinner buffet filled with fresh flavours and live music.
The boat will make a short stop at an archipelago island where you can get off to stretch your legs and enjoy the fresh sea air before heading back to Stockholm.

Tip – Book your ticket to the Archipelago cruise with live music online.

Avicii Experience – Interactive Museum i Stockholm

Visit the Avicii Experience at Sergels torg. It´s an interactive exhibition dedicated to one of the biggest music icons of our time - Tim 'Avicii' Bergling. The exhibition takes you on a journey through the lives of the artist Avicii and the person Tim Bergling - from the boy's room to the world tours.
You get to go behind the scenes, visit the studios where he worked and hear the stories behind the hits. You also get the opportunity to discover unreleased music and never-before-told stories.

Tip – Prebook a combination ticket that includes entrance to the Avicii Experience and Hop On-Hop Off bus sightseeing for 24 hours in Stockholm.

Map - Things to do in Stockholm Sweden in August

On this map you can find tips of activities to do when visiting Stockholm in August. 

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