Swedish Army Museum

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Swedish Army Museum
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Swedish Army Museum
General information
Town or city Stockholm
Country Sweden
Completed 1867
Client Swedish Armed Forces

The Swedish Army Museum (Swedish: Armémuseum) is a museum of military history located in the district of Östermalm in Stockholm. It reopened in 2002 after a long period of closure, and was awarded the title of the best museum of Stockholm in 2005. Its displays illustrate the military history of Sweden, including its modern policy of neutrality, and of the Swedish Army.

The building was erected in the 17th century as an arsenal for the production and storage of artillery weapons.

The displays include life-size figures of soldiers of past centuries, as well as scenes of the great battles of Swedish forces, weapons, military clothes and other attributes of war. The trophies and flags of armies defeated by Sweden in the 17th and 18th centuries are displayed in a special room at the Armémuseum. The museum had an Enigma machine on display in its Spies temporary exhibition.

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Coordinates: 59°20′05″N 18°04′49″E / 59.33472°N 18.08028°E / 59.33472; 18.08028