Directions

Magasin III Museum & Foundation for Contemporary Art is located in Magasin 3, a former dockside warehouse at Frihamnen. The building is situated between the Tallinn ferry terminal and Banankompaniet, around 300 meters from the entrance to Frihamnen on Tegeluddsvägen. To reach the Magasin III entrance, take elevator 3 or 4 from the loading dock to the first floor.

Bus or metro (public transport)

Buses no.1 and no. 76 operate between the city center and Frihamnen.

Bus 76 towards Ropsten or Frihamnen: get off at the Frihamnen stop.

Bus 1 towards Frihamnen: get off at the last stop, Frihamnen.

Bus 72 towards Frihamnen: get off at Frihamnsporten. Please note: Weekdays only!

Subway red line towards Ropsten: get off at Gärdet, exit towards Värtahamnen/Frihamnen. Transfer to bus 1 towards Frihamnen, get off at the last stop, Frihamnen.

Car

From Norrtull and Roslagstull, follow the signs for the E20 North and Frihamnen. At Tegeluddsvägen, turn into the port area through the Frihamnen port gates and follow the road for about 300 meters.

Paid visitor parking is available at the Tallinn terminal opposite the Magasin 3 building. Use the parking bays marked “Korttidsparkering”, which are designated for shorter parking periods.

Bike

From the city center, there are bike paths along Strandvägen and Valhallavägen all the way to Frihamnen. Follow the signs to Ladugårdsgärdet.

Boat (public transport)

Did you know that you can get to Magasin III by boat? The boat operates between Frihamnen (docking behind Magasin 9, all the way down the pier), Lidingö (Dalénum), Nacka (Nacka Strand, Finnboda Port and Saltsjöqvarn) and Nybroplan. SL Access Card and the Stockholm Card apply. Read more

Library

Our reference library houses a unique collection of literature dealing in particular with current and previous exhibitions at Magasin III as well as artists included in our collection. As a visitor, you have access to this wide range of material. On the table and the display shelves you will find reading material recommended by our curators and other staff. We have a catalogue of all the titles in our library and our entrance staff can help you find specific publications. Magasin III has been publishing exhibition catalogues and artist’s books since 1987 and all the publications and posters from previous exhibitions are on sale in the lobby.

Read more about our publications

Accessibility

The entrance to Magasin III is on the first floor, which is wheelchair accessible via elevator. On the same floor you will find a café, library, wheelchair-accessible restrooms and lockers. There are no thresholds in the exhibition space. However, one of our exhibition halls is located on the ground floor without elevator access. Please ask our staff for assistance and they will let you in from the ground floor.

Parking for visitors with disabilities is available adjacent to the loading dock wheelchair ramp, at the gable end of the Magasin 3 building (right behind the Magasin 3 stop for bus 76).

For safety reasons, you are not permitted to take your own strollers into the exhibition halls. Approved strollers and baby carriers can be borrowed at the entrance to the museum. Restrooms with baby-changing facilities are available.

Luggage, carry-on bags, and oversize backpacks are not allowed in the museum unless they fit into the lockers in the lobby. The lockers may be accessed with a coin with a value of 10 Swedish kronor. This is a deposit that will be returned. If you need assistance with the lockers, staff at the admissions desk is happy to help.

For larger groups, we use a tour-guide system, enabling the guide to communicate using a microphone to the group via personal headsets. Kindly ask our staff at the entrance for assistance.

Guided tours

Magasin III’s guides are Sara Callahan, Vendela Haviland och Ellen Klintenberg Gedda.

General tours

During the exhibition season we offer guided tours of the current exhibition every Saturday and Sunday at 2pm, which is included in entrance fee. (Please note that the tour is held in Swedish. For information on booking a guided tour in English please read below).

Book a group tour

Groups are welcome at Magasin III. Tours held within our normal opening hours cost SEK 1,500/group. A surcharge is added for tours held outside of these hours. We recommend a maximum of 30 people per group.

Read more about booking a group tour

Family visits

Children are welcome at Magasin III. Read up on the exhibition before your visit and discuss what you will see at the museum. Explain that exhibition environments are often sensitive and that they are not allowed to touch the art. And be sure not to make the visit too long – come back several times instead!

For safety reasons, you are not permitted to take your own strollers into the exhibition halls. Approved strollers and baby carriers can be borrowed at the entrance to the museum. Restrooms with baby-changing facilities are available.

The café offers a children’s menu, which includes pancakes, yoghurt, fruit and sandwiches.

Violettas world

Follow Violetta on an exciting art hunt! If you solve all the tricky picture puzzles you’ll receive a nice present from the entrance desk. The art hunt is free and suitable for children from 4–10 years of age.

Check out Violetta’s World before your visit. There you can find out more about Violetta’s favorite work of art, what she likes to do when she spends a day at Magasin III and about her very own  art book!

Schools

A visit to Magasin III fosters inspiring student experiences, active learning and broadened horizons in an encounter with art. We contribute in different ways with our expert knowledge in an exciting museum environment in the Frihamnen port area of Stockholm. On our website you will also find a comprehensive archive with material about the exhibitions and artists. In addition to texts and images, you can also download podcasts to listen to before your visit.

Newsletter for teachers

Subscribe to our newsletter for teachers and receive inspirational material for each season, as well as various invitations and supplementary information about the exhibitions (only in Swedish).

Read more about newsletter for teachers

Book a guided or self-guided school tour

On a guided school tour you and your students will explore the exhibition with a guide who will tell you about the exhibition and artworks, allowing time for questions

Read more about booking a school tour

Inspiration and extra reading

Each season we design inspirational material that primarily targets secondary school students. It contains facts, questions and exercises relating to the themes addressed by the exhibitions. This material is of great value in preparation before your visit or tour at Magasin III. Like contemporary art, the material deals with a broad range of topics and can be discussed within the framework of most school subjects. (In Swedish)

Download our inspirational materials