Sportlov is a week long holiday for children that takes place in Sweden every year

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Sportlov at Skansen

During the midterm break, the sportlov, Skansen offers a number of activities for all. Try old fashion winter games, visit the lab at the Baltic Sea Science Center and grill hot dogs over an open fire!


These activities you can take part of at lots of places at Skansen, not just one. Please read the programme to see everything it has to offer.

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The lab is open
During the week the lab in the Baltic Sea Science Center is open. Take a closer look at the small creatures and plants that live in the sea. You can also find large aquariums, interactive exhibitions and a cinema in this house.
Open 10–12 & 13–16, Baltic Sea Science Center

Stilts, sledges and sleighs
Try out the stilts! If there is snow we'll also pull out the sledges and sleighs.

Hot dogs on the grill
You can buy hot dogs and bread and grill them yourself over the open fire at the Bollnäs square.

Sport activities in the 1930’s
Visit the Iron Monger’s apartment and see how the family is preparing for a day outdoors skating. Iron monger’s house 10.00–16.00.

Quiz and bingo
Test your knowledge in a quiz on nature and animals, and try your luck in the Skansen bingo! (In Swedish)

Feeding of the Harbour seals
14.00 Daily talk (in Swedish) about and feeding of the Harbour seals at the pool by the elk enclosure.

Talk about the raindeer
12.30 - Learn more about the raindeer (in English) by the raindeer enclusure.

The Children's Zoo
Visit the rabbits, guinea pigs, rodents, small reptiles and other animals in the children´s own zoo.

The Skansen-Aquarium
The "meet-and-greet"-corner is open if conditions allows.
Weekdays 10.00-16.00, weekends 10.00-17.00. Separate fee, but you can buy a combination ticket for both Skansen and the Skansen-Aquarium in the main entrance.

Horse and carriage
50 SEK (for both children and adults) at the Seglora Church every day at 13.00–14.30. N.B might be cancelled on short notice.

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