Stockholm Woos ABBA Fans with New Museum
by Steph Spencer | April, 2013
Though the hefty admission price may be your budget’s Waterloo, Stockholm has a new attraction for fans of one of its major cultural exports. ABBA is getting its own museum. We have the Eurovision Song Contest to thank/blame for the worldwide popularity of this 70s pop group, and now you can revel in the blue eyeshadow, gold records, disco dancing, and daft costumes that could only be a product of the 1970s.
The museum is connected to the Swedish Music Hall of Fame, and every room features different music. You might even get to speak to a member of ABBA if they happen to call up the special hotline installed in the “Ring, Ring” room, designed to let them speak directly to fans.
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Steph Spencer is a freelance travel writer from Canada who has been held captive by the travel industry for over 14 years. An incurable smart aleck, notorious purple fanatic, hat person, and ukulele player of questionable abilities, Steph explores the geeky side of travel on her blog A Nerd At Large, and dispenses random quirkiness on Google+ and as @ANerdAtLarge on Twitter. She truly believes that anything is possible with enough determination and copious amounts of chocolate.