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Leisure time

There are many things to see and do in Stockholm. The city offers over 100 museums to visit, and there are plenty of cinemas, cafes, scenic views and a beautiful archipelago very close at hand.

Outdoor sign at KTH Hallen

What can you do in your free time?

Make the most of Stockholm

Stockholm Visitors' Board has some great information for those here short or long term in Stockholm.

If you want to know more about Sweden and the Swedes, you can read about all sorts of traditions and Swedish customs as

Each week, we send out a newsletter with tips for the weekend, be sure we have your e-mail.

Stockholm Visitors' Board

Get active

There are many sports clubs and outdoor activities in and around Stockholm. For those that are employed, you can have a wellness subsidy (3000 SEK/year) you can use for a gym membership or sport.

Wellness Subsidy for employees


Friluftfrämjandet is a voluntary, non-political, non-profit, non-religious and independent organisation that organizes lots of outdoor activities for members. 

Friluftsfrämjandet on Facebook

The International Library

Stockholm city has many libraries, but the international one offers books in more than 100 languages. It is located on Odengatan 59, tunnelbana station Odenplan. 

The International library

Museums with free admission

There are several museums in Stockholm with free admission. There are also many more that are worth a visit, but will charge a fee.

Museums with free admission

Take a class or join a study group

Take a class! Art, history, silversmithing, cooking classes, yoga, handicrafts etc. Courses are given, in everything, all over the city, all the time. A course, once a week for a semester, is about 2.000-4.000SEK, depending on your interests.

Language café

Meet other newcomes and practice Swedish! KTH has its own language café for employees to meet up with others and practice Swedish. 

KTH language café