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Prins Eugens Waldemarsudde

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Prins Eugens Waldemarsudde is a museum and art gallery located on the island of Djurgården in Stockholm, Sweden. It was the former home and studio of Prince Eugen, a painter and member of the Swedish royal family. The museum showcases his paintings and collections, as well as temporary exhibitions of contemporary art.

The museum is open from Tuesday to Sunday, from 11:00 to 17:00. On Wednesdays, it is open until 20:00. The museum is closed on Mondays and some public holidays. The admission fee is 150 SEK for adults, 130 SEK for seniors and students, and free for children under 18. You can also buy a combined ticket with Thielska Galleriet for 200 SEK.

To get to the museum, you can take bus 69 or tram 7 to Waldemarsudde. You can also walk or bike along the scenic waterfront from the city center. The museum has a parking lot for cars and bicycles.

The museum offers guided tours in Swedish and English for groups and individuals. You can book a tour in advance or join a drop-in tour on weekends. The tours last about an hour and cover the history and art of the museum.

Some tips for visiting the museum are:

  • Wear comfortable shoes and clothes, as the museum has several buildings and gardens to explore.
  • Respect the prohibitions on photography, smoking, eating, drinking, and touching the artworks.
  • Enjoy the views of the water and the nature from the windows and terraces.
  • Visit the museum shop and café for souvenirs and refreshments.

Some of the highlights of the museum are:

  • The main building, which was designed by Prince Eugen himself and features his paintings and personal belongings.
  • The gallery building, which hosts temporary exhibitions of modern and contemporary art.
  • The pavilion, which was built as a guest house and displays Prince Eugen’s collection of Nordic art.
  • The sculpture park, which showcases sculptures by Swedish and international artists.
  • The gardens, which were landscaped by Prince Eugen and reflect his artistic vision.

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