Skansen

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Coordinates: 59°19′34″N 18°06′13″E / 59.32611°N 18.10361°E / 59.32611; 18.10361

Skansen

Main entrance
Established 1891
Location Djurgården, Stockholm, Sweden
Type Open air living museum and zoo
Visitor figures 1.3 million visitors each year
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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