Dansmuseet – Museum of Movement



Dansmuseet is a unique museum of dance and movement founded by Rolf de Maré. He travelled all over the world collecting artefacts, documenting and filming dance cultures. Dansmuseet houses this unique collection of authentic costumes, instruments, sculpture, puppets, photographs and masks from Asia, Africa and North America. Also included is a rich collection of items from the Ballets Suédois, a Swedish dance ensemble in Paris directed by de Maré in the 1920s.

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Summer deal


Dansmuseet ♥ Swedish Museum of Performing Arts

Summer deal! Show your admission receipt from Dansmuseet at Scenkonstmuseet – Swedish Museum of Performing Arts and get a 50% discount on the entrance fee. Valid one week from your visit. This summer deal is on during June, July and August 2017. 

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Book a guided tour

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Discover Dansmuseet

Book a private guided tour for something fun to do with colleagues, friends or family. We offer a range of guided tours at Dansmuseet, from professional tours to more relaxed guided viewings for parents and children. We do provide exhibition tours in Swedish, English and French.

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Bistro & Wine Bar Rolf de Maré



Welcome to Bistro & Wine Bar Rolf de Maré. We offer French and scandinavian classics, lighter meals and pastries. The perfect place to enjoy after a visit to the museum.

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Culture buddy


Make Friends Through Culture

Kulturkompis (Culture buddy) – Make Friends Through Culture gives newcomers and established Swedes the opportunity to enjoy cultural activities together – concerts, cinemas, museums and such. Dansmuseet offers Culture buddies free admission to the exhibitions during 2017. Welcome!

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New Museum Director


From war to dance

Eva-Sofi Ernstell has been chosen as the new director of Dansmuseet in Stockholm. Before she was the director of the Swedish Army Museum. Ernstell assumed her new role at Dansmuseet January 1st, 2017.

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opening hours

Tuesday–Friday 11.00-17.00
Saturday–Sunday 12.00-16.00
Mondays closed

Closed Midsummer June 23–25


Adults 120 SEK
Seniors 80 SEK
Students 80 SEK
0–18 years FREE
Friends of Dansmuseet FREE

Find us

Drottninggatan 17
111 51 Stockholm

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Museum shop

In the museum shop you will find a large selection of dance DVD’s in addition to books, souvenirs and gifts. The shop is open the same hours as the museum. Welcome!

Rolf de Maré Study Center

Library, archives and video archive. Please contact us to make an appointment:

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