World War II Stockholm Old Town Walking Tour and Army Museum

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What was Sweden’s role in World War 2, how did their neutrality help the Germans, & were the Jewish refugees welcome? Learn this and more on a private WWII-themed walking tour of Stockholm’s Old Town

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Highlights

  • Explore the Swedish side of World War II history with a 5-Star Expert Guide
  • Learn about the socio-political climate of Scandinavia during the war
  • Hear the true story of Raoul Wallenberg’s effort to save Jewish people
  • See war monuments, the Royal Palace, Parliament House and more
  • Visit Army Museum to learn about Swedish military history (3-hour tour only)

Description

From the impact of World War II on domestic politics and foreign trade, through the Soviet bombings of Sweden, to the humanitarian effort to save Jewish refugees escaping the German occupation of Denmark and Norway - there is a lot to unpack on the topic of Swedish neutrality during WWII. Come and discover these little-known stories from an Expert Guide! Book this 2-hour walking tour of Stockholm’s Gamla Stan (Old Town) to learn about the events and people that shaped the history of World War II in Sweden and Scandinavia. Your Private Guide will meet you by the Lars Johan Hierta Monument, which is dedicated to a Swedish journalist who contributed to free press in Sweden. The guide will provide you with the historical context behind Swedish neutrality at the beginning of WWII, and how it has changed during the course of the conflict. You will learn about the responses of the Swedish royal family, government and church as you admire the Royal Palace, Storkyrkan (Cathedral) and Parliament House. You will also find out how the war influenced the prestigious Nobel Prize awards. You will also follow the Remembrance Path in Berzelii Park and hear the heroic story of Raoul Wallenberg to rescue ten of thousands of Jewish people from the Holocaust. Book an extended 3-hour walking tour of Stockholm’s Gamla Stan (Old Town) to learn about World War II and visit the Army Museum. This war museum explores more than 500 years of wartime and peacetime in Sweden, offering an insight into the living conditions for soldiers, their families and the general population. One of the exhibitions is dedicated to Raoul Wallenberg, and there is also a display of historical documents, military uniforms, weapons and trophies. A must see for history buffs!

Includes

World War II themed Walking Tour through Stockholm's Gamla Stan and Army Museum (number of attractions depends on the selected option) 5-Star Licensed Guide who is fluent in your chosen language Visit to the monuments dedicated to World War II and the Holocaust Interesting facts about Swedish neutrality, Operation Save Denmark, and more Tickets to the Army Museum (3-hour tour only)

Important Information

  • Please check your email 24 hours before your tour for important information. Please note that the number of attractions depends on the selected option. The Army Museum is not included in a 2-hour tour. For the best experience, we will limit your group size to 1-25 guests per guide, 26-50 guests per 2 guides, and so forth, so the price will be higher if your group requires additional guides.

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