Skansen, Stockholm (Sweden)

Skansen is the first open-air museum and zoo in Sweden and is located on the island Djurgrden in Stockholm Sweden. It was opened on 11 October 1891 by Artur Hazelius to show the way of life in the different parts of Sweden before the industrial era. The name Skansen has also been used as a noun to refer to other open-air museums and collections of historic structures particularly in Central and Eastern Europe but also in the United States e.g. Old World Wisconsin and Fairplay Colorado.

11521 Stockholm City Sweden
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