The Thiel Gallery

The museum and Cafe Monika Ahlberg are open for visitors. Read more about precautions regarding Covid-19 here. 

The Thiel Gallery is recognized as one of the finest art museums in Sweden and is beautifully set in walled grounds at Blockhusudden in the royal park of Djurgården. The gallery houses a unique collection of works of art from the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries by leading artists of the period including Eugène Jansson, Carl Larsson, Bruno Liljefors, Edvard Munch, August Strindberg and Anders Zorn.

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Today we're open 12:00 – 17:00.
Guided tours

We offer tours of our unique collection with a knowledgeable guide. Tours run 45 minutes to one hour and include a walkthrough of the collection and the estate, the life of Ernest Thiel and the origin of the collection. We also offer customized tours for school Groups.

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Ernest Thiel

In 1896 Ernest Thiel purchased his first large-scale painting, Bruno Liljefors' “Morning Mood by the Sea”. He continued collecting paintings and soon his apartment on Strandvägen became too small to house them all.

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Thiel Gallery receives donation 18 March 2021 The Thiel Gallery has received a donation of one of the first studies Richard Bergh made for his national romantic painting The Knight and the Maiden from 1897, one of the most important works ... Read more
Opening hours Christmas and New Years 11 December 2020 Opening hours for the museum and Cafe Monika Ahlberg Tuesday December 22 - Closed Wednesday December 23 - Closed Christmas Eve December 24 - Closed Christmas Day December 25 - ... Read more
The museum, sculpture park and café are open until 8 PM on Thursdays in July and August 11 June 2020 On Thursdays in July and August, the museum, sculpture park and Café Monika Ahlberg are open until 8 PM. In the lush, walled park you will find bronze sculptures by Johan Tobias Sergel, Gustav ... Read more
The Thiel Gallery reopens on May 14 12 May 2020 The Thiel Gallery reopens for visitors Thursday, May 14 after almost two months of closure because of the coronavirus. The sculpture park has free entrance, and the museum is spacious for own ... Read more