Opening hours and information

Museum and Stables Café 2021




Midsummer Day 26 June - Sunday 5 September Tuesday - Sunday at 11-17 Closed on Mondays and 9-11 August

Important information before your visit




Due to the covid-19 pandemic we have taken steps to ensure a safe visit and limited the number of visitors. We ask you as guest to follow the available instructions. We follow the recommendations of the Public Health Authority and the precautions are valid until further notice. - the guided tours in the childhood home is limited to 8 people - increased number of cleaning services - the headphone sets are cleaned after each use - we limit the numbers of visitors inside the exhibition hall - our reception in the entrance and the stables café will take longer because of the restrictions in distance and queuing - visitors in the cinema is limited to 15 people - more space between the seats in the stables café and courtyard We keep distance with care for each other and stay home with the smallest symptom!


Groups can visit the museum only during the pre- and post-season. The visit must be booked.

Guided tours of the childhood home

Birgit’s childhood home is shown by one of our guides, who tells the story about Birgit's childhood, upbringing and her way to the stages of the world. If possible, we offer tours in English or in German on request. Please contact the museum. Max. 8 persons/tour, estimated time is 30 minutes/tour. Make reservations to be sure to get a place in the tour. Phone +46 (0)431-31 18 60 or Email to Tours start at: 11.15 a.m, 12 p.m, 1 p.m, 2 p.m and 3 p.m.

Exhibition with audio guide, media room, and cinema

The exhibition Birgit Nilsson - moments and tones immerses in the extraordinary life and opera career of Birgit Nilsson. The exhibit includes an audio guide, available in English, Swedish, or German. Its theme is renewed every season. In 2021, it's Birgit Nilsson - on the stages of the world. In the cinema, you can enjoy the magnificent voice and artistry of La Nilsson. In the media room you will find unique material as well as facts and information. Read more

Admission fees


Exhibition with audio guide SEK 120 Guided tour of the childhood home SEK 80 Children (under 16 years): Free admission Season ticket SEK 225

Entrance and Shop

In the entrance, you pay the admission and book a place in one of our guided tours of the childhood home. Here, you find the museum shop, where you can buy books, music, films and unique souvenirs as well as our gift certificates and season tickets.



Birgit Nilsson's childhood home. Photo (all above): Evelyn Thomasson

Experience the unique surroundings of the well-preserved old stables that are now our Stables café. Enjoy a cup of coffee, a sandwich or a cake made from Birgit's own recipe. The café can be visited without paying admission to the museum. It is open during the opening hours of the museum. Read more

Accessibility for disabled

The accessibility of the childhood home is limited. Wheelchairs and walkers cannot be used inside the house. Instead, we are happy to provide visitors with chairs, if requested. Other parts of the museum are fully accessible.


Free Wi-Fi is available for our visitors.

Contact and Reservations

E-mail: Telephone: (+46) 431-31 18 60 Postal address: Birgit Nilssons väg 27, SE-269 91 Båstad, Sweden