Winter break

Skansen's winter break are full of activites for all ages and are on-going weekends February 17–March 10 and weekdays February 26–March 1

  • Visit the family in the Ironmonger’s apartment, listen to stories at Back Mats cottage, try sports and games in the Brage Hall, warm yourself in the cozy Sámi tent and grill a Swedish hot dog and much more.

  • Scania goose at Skansen
    Farm animals, for children

    Daily at 10.30 by Skåne Farmstead

  • Animal walk, in English

    Take a guided tour among the Nordic wild animals. Learn about ecology, species conservation and animal welfare. Feb 26-March 1. Gathering at Bredablick tower at 13.00 (in English)

  • Sports and games

    Daily sport and game themed activities in the Brage Hall.

  • Story telling in Back-Mats cottage

    Listen to captivating stories in the Back Mats cottage, daily at 11.00-13.00 and 14.00-16.00.

  • Try out forging

    At the Bollnäs square on February 24-March 3 and March 9-10.

    From 9 yrs, 200 SEK.

  • Daily talks about the animals

    Baltic Sea Science Center, 11.00 and 14.30

    By the Reindeer, 12.30

    The Children’s zoo (Lill-Skansen), 13.15

    By the Grey seals, 14.00

  • Quiz/tipspromenad (Swedish only)

    Utforska Skansen medan ni gör vår Tipspromenad som utgår från Järnhandlarbostaden – för hela familjen!

  • The family in the Irongmonger's apartment

    Step into the 1930’s apartment and see how the family prepares to go ice skating.

  • Grill your own hot dog

    Try out a Swedish hot dog and warm yourself at one of our barbecues.

  • Play Skansen bingo

    Get your bingo card at the top of the escalator.

  • Get warm in the heated tent

    You can also bring your picnic in here.

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