Skansen

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Skansen
Skansen huvudentre 2010.jpg
Main entrance
Established 11 October 1891 (1891-10-11)
Location Djurgården, Stockholm, Sweden
Coordinates 59°19′34″N 18°06′13″E / 59.32611°N 18.10361°E / 59.32611; 18.10361
Type Open-air living museum and zoo
Visitors 1,369,431 (2016)[1]
Director John Brattmyhr
Website www.skansen.se/en/

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).

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