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Skansen. Practical info, opening hours throughout the year, tickets

Skansen Funicular

Here is some practical information if you have decided to visit the wonderful Skansen park.


In winter, the main entrance, internal areas and attractions are open every day, at the following times:
From October to December, from Monday to Friday, from 10:00 to 15:00. Saturday and Sunday, from 10:00 to 16:00.
From January to March, from Monday to Sunday, from 10:00 to 15:00.
April, every day from 10:00 to 16:00.
May, June, September, every day from 10:00 to 18:00.
July and August, open every day from 10:00 to 22:00. Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday, closing at 18:00.

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Photo ©, Holger.Ellgaard


The entrance ticket includes access to the open-air ethnographic museum, the zoo and the “Baltic Sea” science center. It costs 220kr (about € 21) for adults, and 70kr (just under € 7) for children up to 15 years of age.
It is preferable to buy tickets in advance, on the official website.

To access the aquarium, you must pay a separate ticket at a cost of 140kr per adult, and 80kr reduced.
Children up to 4 years old enter FREE.

Inside the park you can buy items and have lunch, paying conveniently with your credit card. Alternatively, there is an ATM at the entrance to the Park.


Inside the Park it is allowed to eat only in the special picnic areas located in Offerholmen, Torslunden, Tingsvallen and Orsakullen.
It is not allowed to have meals near the historic houses.

Dogs are not allowed. Guide dogs for the disabled are an exception.

For the needs of the little ones, there are changing tables located in numerous areas, starting with the main entrance and the Hazelius entrance. Other dedicated areas can be found in Vaktstugan, Högloftet, in the Forest Center (Skogens Hus) and Galejan.
At the entrance to the park, for those interested, it is possible to rent strollers.

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