National Historical Museums

National Historical Museums is tasked with promoting knowledge of and interest in Sweden’s history and with preserving and developing the cultural heritage that the agency administers. Our operations are to be a matter of interest for everyone in society.

As a result of the Cultural Heritage Bill that the Riksdag adopted on 31 May and a Government decision of 1 June 2017, from 1 January 2018 the agency will comprise six museums:

  • The Hallwyl Museum
  • The Swedish History Museum
  • The Royal Coin Cabinet
  • The Royal Armoury
  • Skokloster Castle
  • Tumba Papermill Museum

The agency is also responsible for the contract archaeology service known as The Archaeologists.

The agency’s support functions are organised into four core departments:

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