June (Friday-Sunday)
July-August (Wednesday-Sunday)

September 1-September 15 (Friday-Sunday)
The opening hours are 11.00-17.00.

Group and conference bookings can be made from April to the end of October.


New exhibition from june 16

For peace and negotiation - how Dag Hammarskjöld created the UN peacekeepers. For more information, please see "Events".

Meditation ring

Last year it was 50 years since the meditation ring at Backåkra was inaugurated.
The meditation ring is beautifully placed on the heath and is highly appreciated.
It is used for weddings, baptisms or a moment of individual reflection.

The story behind Backåkra

Backåkra was the place where Dag Hammarskjöld wanted to live.
Meet Backåkra – the place he chose as his sanctuary.


One of Sweden’s most well-known modern-day personalities.