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Winter break

During the winter break between February 25th and March 5th there are lots of acitivities for children of all ages.

  • Circus school in the Brage hall

    Become a circus performer for a day! Daily at 11.00-16.00.

  • Play like in the old times

    At the Bollnäs square you can try out games your great-grandparents enjoyed as children.

  • Try wood carving

    At the Forestry Center, for children above age 7.

  • Visit the lab at Baltic Sea Science Center

    Learn more about the Baltic Sea! Daily at 10.00-12.00 and 13.00-15.00.

  • Follow Kapten Reko

    Meet the animals together with Captain Reko four times a day. For children and their parents.

    10.20 – Baltic Sea Science Center. Meeting point at the pond just above the main entrance.

    12.20 – Domestic animals. Meeting point at the Bredablick Tower.

    13.15 – Wild animals. Meeting point by the Wolverines.

    14.30 – The Children’s zoo (Lill-Skansen). Meeting point at the playground.

  • Daily talks about the animals

    At the Baltic Sea Science Center, 11.00

    By the Reindeer, 12.30

    At the Children’s zoo (Lill-Skansen), 13.15

    By the Grey seals, 14.00

    At the Baltic Sea Science Center, 14.30

  • The family in the Irongmonger's apartment

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

  • Stories at Back Mats cottage

    Storytelling at Back Mats cottage by the Mora farmstead. Daily at 11.00-13.00 and 14.00-16.00.

  • Quiz/tipspromenad (Swedish only)

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

  • Play Skansen bingo

    Get your bingo card at the top of the escalator.

  • Draw sketches at the Forestry Center

    Get inspired by the views in the Forestry Center.

  • Read a book in the hay

    Visit the barn at the Älvros Farmstead and read children's books for ages 1–7.

  • Meet fire fighters and paramedics

    By the Solliden stage you can meet firefighters and paramedics from Monday February 27th through Friday March 3rd.

At the Bollnäs square and Orsa hill the barbecues are lit. You can bring your own hot dogs or buy them at the Bollnäs square. If you prefer to have a served, warm meal you are welcome to one of our restaurants.

Find all activities

    1. Circus shcool in the Brage hall, daily 11.00–16.00
    2. Play like in the old times at the Bollnäs square
    3. Wood carving at the Forestry center
    4. Visit the lab at Baltic Sea Science Center at 10.00–12.00 and 13.00–15.00
    5. Ice skating preparations in the Irongmonger’s apartment
    6. Story telling in Back Mats cottage at 11.00–13.00 and 14.00–16.00
    7. Quiz/tipspromenad (in Swedish only) som börjar vid Statarlängan
    8. Play Skansen bingo, get your card at the top of the escalator
    9. Meet firefighters and paramedics near the Solliden stage, February 27th–March 2nd
    10. Read a book in the hay at the Älvros farmstead

    K. Meet the animals together with Captain Reko

    D. Animal talks