Information regarding the Corona virus/Covid19

The National Museums of World Culture follows the government's decision and the recommendations of the Public Health Agency of Sweden regarding the corona virus and its spread.

March 19, 2020

Museum of World Cultures are temporarily closing to the public to limit the spread of Corona virus / Covid-19.

The museums are closed starting march 20th and will remain closed until further notice.

March 12, 2020

On Wednesday evening the government announced that public gatherings and public events with more than 500 participants are prohibited under the Public Order Act.

The decision is valid from midnight March 11, 2020 until further notice. The National Museums of World Culture counts the number of visitors in the building and ensures it does not exceed 500 people at the same time.

The National Museums of World Culture is open as usual, although special risk assessments are made for each event. If you have any questions about pre-booked guided tours, conferences and the like, please contact the Visitor Experience department:

- Jessica Christensen in Stockholm 010-4561116

- Anna Hasselblad in Gothenburg 010-4561119

Exhibitions are kept open and guided tours of the museums continue as usual. If you feel healthy, you are welcome to visit the museums. If you feel ill, we kindly ask you to stay at home until you are well.

The cleaning frequency at the museums has increased to ensure a clean environment during your stay.

The authority is closely monitoring developments. We have also taken internal precautions and among other things we have decided to cancel all business trips abroad. We are following developments closely and are prepared to take further action should this be necessary.

In addition, we kindly ask everyone to show consideration for their fellow visitors by, for example, keeping a distance from one another.

Regarding the Museum of World Culture in Gothenburg: The exhibition Together is an interactive and tactile exhibition. Due to the nature of the exhibition we only let 50 people at a time stay in the exhibition.