Millennium — public & private tours and map

The popular characters of Lisbeth Salander and Mikael Blomqvist very much come to life when you follow in their footsteps around Södermalm. Here a stop at the steep street Bellmansgatan, where Mikael Blomkvist has an apartment. Photo: Thomas Karlsson

Over 80 million people have read Swedish author Stieg Larsson’s three Millennium books — The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo series. This tour follows in the footsteps of Mikael Blomkvist and Lisbeth Salander and gives additional background information about the popular characters.

Hollywood has produced an American version of the first book in Stieg Larsson’s series, adding perspectives to the original Swedish film adaptations. The main characters live and work in the central island of Södermalm in Stockholm. Now you can experience the atmosphere on location.

We start the walk at Bellmansgatan 1, which is where Mikael Blomkvist lives.Then continue on passing by the Millennium editorial office and up the hill to Lisbeth Salander’s luxury apartment. We will also see several additional locations mentioned in the books and films, including some from the latest fourth book, “The Girl in the Spider’s Web”

You will also learn more about historical and contemporary Stockholm and its inhabitants – most likely a key factor to Stieg Larssons’s choice of location settings.

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Public guided tour

Guided tours in English every Saturday at 11.30am. July—September also Thursdays at 6pm. Meeting-point is printed on ticket. The tour takes approximately two hours.

Tickets

Buy your tickets online (new window) 

Tickets SEK 130.
During the renovation of the City Museum tickets to our public tours are only sold in advance at the Medieval Museum or online.

Another option is to buy tickets at our dedicated Millennium computer at the Stockholm Visitor Center at Kulturhuset — please note that you can’t buy tickets at their front desk.

In order to buy a ticket online you need an e-mail-adress and a credit card. Your ticket is sent to your e-mail where you can print it at your convenience. Every ticket has a unique code that is verified at admission.

Private tours

You can book a private guided tour throughout the year. Available in Swedish, English, French, Italian, Spanish, German, Portugese, Danish, Finnish and Russian.

Prices for a private guided tour for groups up to 30 people:

Weekdays SEK 2,900
Weekends and evenings after 5pm SEK 3,500

Please contact our booking-service for further details.
Telephone +46 8 508 316 20
book.citymuseum@stockholm.se

The Millennium Map

Buy a Millennium Map and tour the sites on your own. The map will also guide you to places in Stieg Larsson's Stockholm outside of Södermalm. The map is available in Swedish, English, French; German, Italian and Spanish. 

The Millennium Map (SEK 40) is available at the Medieval Museum, the Stadsarkivet and S:t Pauls Bok & Pappershandel