Dansmuseet – Museum of Dance and Movement

Welcome to Dansmuseet. Here you can find Rolf de Maré’s unique collections of paintings, costumes and objects associated with dance and theatre from around the world. Artworks by Fernand Léger, Francis Picabia and Nils Dardel are part of the collection. Come and enjoy the exhibitions, museum shop and bistro. 

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Sleeping Beauty – Fairy Tale, Dance and Dreams

Sleeping Beauty is one of the world’s most well known fairy tales, and one of the greatest classical ballets. The medieval story about the sleeping princess has been reworked throughout history. This autumn, the beloved tale of Sleeping Beauty awakens once more at Dansmuseet.

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Dance performance


Extended – what memories remain of the dance?

A new solo by and with the Swedish choreographer Helena Franzén. She continues her exploration around themes of time, sensory experience and the human memory. Is it possible to reclaim and gain ownership of a physical memory? Together with Håkan Jelk’s projections and composer Jukka Rintamäki’s melancholy soundscapes, different meditative states are created, where humanity, choreography and nature exist on equal terms. March 7–9 19:00. Read more about Extended

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. 

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Digital guide


Digital guide in English 

Get more out of your visit to Dansmuseet with our digital guide in English. In your own pace, you are guided through the museum’s collection of dance masks, costumes and artworks. The only thing you need is a smart device and a set of earphones. Enjoy!

Listen to the digital guide here

Bistro Rolf de Maré


Enjoy our bistro

Enjoy French and Scandinavian classics, lighter meals and pastries in Bistro Rolf de Maré. The perfect place to relax 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 2018. 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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MUSEUM hours

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


Adults 120 SEK
Seniors 80 SEK
Students 80 SEK
0–18 years Free admission

Find us

Drottninggatan 17
111 51 Stockholm

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Rolf de Maré Study Center

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

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