Junibacken, Stockholm

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Enter a storyland of children's literature at Junibacken, a museum devoted to famous works for kids, especially those of Astrid Lindgren, who wrote "Pippi Longstocking." This children's museum was opened in 1996 and is one of the city's most-visited sites. In addition to its permanent exhibits dedicated to authors and illustrators, it houses a theater, restaurant, and temporary displays. Seek out the interactive exhibits, like the storybook square, where each house represents a different Swedish children's writer, or the train ride ending at the home of Lindgren's most famous character--Pippi Longstocking. Plan to visit Junibacken and other customer-reviewed, writer-recommended Stockholm attractions using our Stockholm trip app .
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  • Visit the Junibacken was probably the most beautiful experience of my trip to Stockholm. I've always been a huge admirer of Astrid Lindgren, Tove Jansson and more generally of Nordic Literature for children. I found here a paradise. Like all Nordic books for children, there's something for both adults and children: both have equal importance and can meet quietly halfway. I would recommend it so really at all. There are various rooms: a completely dedicated to games of young children, another that recreates the Nordic writers ' works in a small playground, a bookstore/souvenir shop, a theater, a replica of Villa Villekulla and (last but not least) the famous train that passes through all the worlds created by Astrid Lindgren. The author herself has contributed greatly to the construction of this route. If you choose to listen to the narration of the train in Swedish, you will hear a recording of his voice. And the path itself is wonderful: colorful, fun, mysterious, moving. Towards the end I was crying and laughing together: my heart was full of conflicting emotions and sweet memories from my childhood. Simply amazing, I'll never forget those times and I will never forget the Junibacken.
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  • Beautiful children's room, with the jewelry store, the bakery, the farm, all in miniature (references to Scandinavian fairy tales who honestly didn't know about). La casetta di Pippi fantastic sea views from a stained glass window ... magical! Fully stocked the gift shop and also cute on the outside. The only drawback, in my opinion, the train when used with young children. Tetra good halfway point, my two and a half years he was terrified. If I had known this peculiarity of the journey I could not have brought!
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  • Take a ride on the tram among fantasy stories! For each turn of thinking that already are unlikely to surprise again and again seems as though you see everything with my mouth open. Bravo!
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  • Beautiful place for kids to play and experience the world of Astrid Lindgren. Also features a ride for the whole family. Spend a couple of hours here and end with a coffee and a visit in the toy/souvenir shop!
  • My daughter favourite museum. Fantastic place for kids up to around 6 years old. Good restaurant and temporary events
  • This is a playful and imaginative museum for younger kids - my toddler played all day! Staff are wonderful and get right on the same level as the children. The story time train could be a little scary for some kids (they warn you about this), but a really fun treat for most kids (and their grown-ups!)!
  • A must see place for children of all ages. Especially the fairytale train was awesome experience, and there are several languages in which the story is told during the train ride. I spent with my six-year-old more time there than we both expected before hand.
  • Nice place for kids but be careful with the non-guarded cloakroom, my winter coat was stolen there. They don't have video surveillance so there is no chance to recover a stolen item.

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