open-air museum and zoo, showing Swedish folk culture and way of life in the pre-industrial era
Skansen is an open air museum and zoo on the island Djurgården in the town of Stockholm in Sweden. It was opened in 1891, on the initiative of Artur Hazelius (1833–1901).
|Established||11 October 1891|
|Location||Djurgården, Stockholm, Sweden|
|Coordinates||59°19′34″N 18°06′13″E / 59.32611°N 18.10361°E|
|Type||Open-air living museum and zoo|
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