is one of the islands of Stockholm
. It is connected with Blasieholmen and Kastellholmen by bridges. Positioned strategically at the Baltic Sea
entrance to Stockholm it has traditionally been a place of military buildings. Nowadays the military presence is rather low and the art museum
Moderna muséet is dominant instead. It is the main modern art
museum of Stockholm. In the same building is also an architecture museum. The island also is host to Östasiatiska Muséet (in english: east-asian museum). At the southern shore is an old sailing ship named af Chapman
which is used as a youth hostel
these days. You get there by foot from Kungsträdgården past Grand Hotel and Nationalmuseum, by bus number 65 the very same way or by steam boat from Slussen
or Nybroplan. Stockholm Jazz Festival is a popular annual summer event at Skeppsholmen.