The Swedish royal family has taken a beating these last few years (sex scandals, rumors of Nazi membership in the 1940's), but this museum is still a haven of monarchy. All the relevant—as well as some irrelevant—paraphernalia of Swedish kings and queens across the ages crams these cellars in the royal castle. There are coronation gowns, orders of merit, whole carriages, and the bloody shirt Gustavus Adolphus was wearing at the fateful battle of Lützen in 1632. Even the horse he rode in on is here.
- Frommer's Staff