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Dalauppror05 Mar 2017 12:31 a.m. PST

Hi

If you visiting Stockholm during 2017 be sure to visit the Swedish Army Museum and their War Games exhibition. You can see some pictures at my blog from the opening vernisage.

Temporary exhibition: War Games
Go on a trip to the world of war games – from medieval knight´s chess to tabletop science
fantasy miniature wargames of today. See how the games were used in military training
and how it has influenced important events in history. On display 24 Feb 2017 – 7 Jan 2018.

Opening hours, September – May
Tuesday: 11.00–20.00
Wednesday – Sunday: 11.00–17.00

Opening hours, June – August
Monday – Sunday 10.00–17.00

Closed
Good Friday, Easter Monday, Midsummer Eve, Midsummer Day, the Sunday after Midsummer, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, Boxing Day New, Year's Eve and New Year's Day.

Entrance fee
Free admission.

Finding Armémuseum
Armémuseum is located at Riddargatan 13, in central Östermalm, Stockholm. The nearest metro station is Östermalmstorg, Östermalmstorg/Sibyllegatan exit. You can also take the number 7 Spårväg City tram or buses 69, 52, 76 or 62 to Nybroplan.

CATenWolde05 Mar 2017 5:09 a.m. PST

Excellent museum. I'll probably visit when my brother comes to see us in Helsinki in June.

bobspruster05 Mar 2017 5:15 a.m. PST

Looks like a fascinating exhibition, wish I could visit! I think the model houses are the highlight.
Bob

KTravlos Supporting Member of TMP05 Mar 2017 11:20 a.m. PST

A lovely museum and that looks like a great exhibition.

Oberlindes Sol LIC05 Mar 2017 12:06 p.m. PST

I'll be in England in late May, but I don't think I can add an excursion to Sweden.

Marc33594 Supporting Member of TMP05 Mar 2017 3:24 p.m. PST

Thanks for sharing. Quite the collection of board games it seems!

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