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Main entrance
Established11 October 1891 (1891-10-11)
LocationDjurgården, Stockholm, Sweden
Coordinates59°19′34″N 18°06′13″E / 59.32611°N 18.10361°E / 59.32611; 18.10361
TypeOpen-air living museum and zoo
Visitors1,369,431 (2016)[1]
DirectorJohn Brattmyhr

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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