National Historical Museums (SHMM) in Sweden is an agency comprising the Archaeologists, the Swedish History Museum, the Royal Coin Cabinet and Tumba Papermill Museum. The agency administers culture heritage and provides a perspective on our existence in order to strengthen the democratic development of society. We are currently working on changing and improving our operations with a view to becoming the best museums of cultural history in the Nordic region.
The five-ringed gold collar from Färjestaden, Parish of Torslunda, Öland.
Photo: Christer Åhlin/SHM
The task of the Swedish History Museum, the Royal Coin Cabinet and Tumba Papermill Museum is to preserve and promote Sweden's cultural heritage and provide perspectives on social development and the present. Our collections are among the greatest historical treasures in northern Europe, comprising more than 10 million individual objects catalogued under around 34,000 inventory numbers.