Sweden's NationalMuseum in Stockholm

Sweden's NationalMuseum in Stockholm | OMventure.com

Sweden’s NationalMuseum is one of my favorite buildings in Stockholm. It holds special memories.

Sweden's NationalMuseum in Stockholm | OMventure.com

It holds a piece of art that is, unbelievably, connected to my own immediate family.

Sweden's NationalMuseum in Stockholm | OMventure.com

It wasn’t on display for us this visit, so I’m just grateful it’s been a part of my past visits to the NationalMuseum.

Sweden's NationalMuseum in Stockholm | OMventure.com

We had another special reason to go to the NationalMuseum: a certain someone’s birthday was in need of dessert. Thank goodness, because the only vegan and gluten-free food on the menu was this…

Sweden's NationalMuseum in Stockholm | OMventure.com

…and this. We were not prepared for this, as Stockholm is our very own plant-based mecca. But we survived.

Sweden's NationalMuseum in Stockholm | OMventure.com

With a recent renovation under its belt (thus, a long closure), I was so happy to see the atrium again. It’s one of my favorite rooms in the NationalMuseum.

Sweden's NationalMuseum in Stockholm | OMventure.com

It once held the cafe. It now holds art, plus sweet expressions.

Sweden's NationalMuseum in Stockholm | OMventure.com

The gift shop is just off the atrium, where we tend to linger.

Sweden's NationalMuseum in Stockholm | OMventure.com

One can sit and browse the most incredible books, at length.

Sweden's NationalMuseum in Stockholm | OMventure.com

The gift shop is also where one can find practical items for sale (like reusable shopping bags) that reflect the current art on display.

Sweden's NationalMuseum in Stockholm | OMventure.com

Upstairs, the galleries were organized by the centuries. I would love to go back in time to exactly this.

Sweden's NationalMuseum in Stockholm | OMventure.com

Beautiful history floats by.

Sweden's NationalMuseum in Stockholm | OMventure.com

Greeting us as if we are greeting them.

Sweden's NationalMuseum in Stockholm | OMventure.com

Which makes one want to never descend.




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