Press Releases

NEVER BEFORE SHOWN PHOTOS OF ABBA IN POP-ICON PHOTO EXHIBITION

Apr 21, 2015 11:28 GMT ABBA THE MUSEUM ABBA the Museum at Djurgården in Stockholm is proud to present its first solo photography exhibition ‘ABBA by Calvero,’ a unique fine art collection of the best photos of ABBA, in full format, taken by the legendary rock and pop photographer Torbjörn Calvero. Many of the photographs have never been shown before, which is generating major international interest.

Björn Ulvaeus invites you to Mamma Mia! the Party in Stockholm

Apr 15, 2015 13:02 GMT ABBA THE MUSEUM Get into the Mamma Mia party mood! In January 2016 Mamma Mia! the Party opens at Restaurant Tyrol in Gröna Lund, Stockholm’s famous amusement park, just across the street from ABBA The Museum. Using the ABBA song catalogue as a base Björn Ulvaeus wants to capture the happy atmosphere of the musical that has played to millions around the world and transfer it to a big party.

Founding CEO hands over a successful ABBA The Museum. Ingmarie Halling becomes Museum Director.

Apr 10, 2015 07:58 GMT ABBA THE MUSEUM Three years ago, Mattias Hansson was commissioned on a consultancy basis to draw up the guidelines for a new concept and lead efforts to build, launch and market what was to become ABBA The Museum at Djurgården in Stockholm. Today, almost two years after opening, success is a fact.

Stockholm now has a POP HOUSE HOTEL with themed rooms and live gigs

Mar 27, 2015 13:55 GMT ABBA THE MUSEUM On March 25, Melody Hotel changed name to POP HOUSE HOTEL, which houses the Swedish Popular Music History exhibit, ABBA The Museum, Swedish Music Hall of Fame and the POP shop. The house has already welcomed more than 600,000 visitors. Now the hotel and restaurant is being further developed:

Finally back together – forever. ABBA The Museum presents figures of ABBA, showcasing unique Swedish craftsmanship

Mar 03, 2015 15:00 GMT ABBA THE MUSEUM ABBA The Museum is launching its biggest attraction since opening in May 2013. Four life-size replicas of ABBA members Frida, Agnetha, Björn and Benny in silicon, dressed in their legendary stage clothes from the late ‘70s. Work on the figures has been ongoing for just over a year, headed by talented make-up artist and artist Göran Lundström at Effektstudion in Hammarby Sjöstad, Stockholm.

TURNING THE VISION OF A HOUSE ABOUT MUSIC INTO REALITY

Feb 24, 2015 13:04 GMT ABBA THE MUSEUM In December, Björn Ulvaeus, in collaboration with partners Conni Jonsson and Pelle Lindberg, acquired the property Konsthallen 2 at Djurgårdsvägen 68 in Stockholm, via the new company POP HOUSE. The building houses three tenants: ABBA The Museum, Swedish Music Hall of Fame and Melody Hotel.

Björn Ulvaeus acquires property that houses ABBA The Museum/Swedish Music Hall of Fame on Djurgården in Stockholm

Dec 18, 2014 14:00 GMT ABBA THE MUSEUM Kopparnäset AB, Qarlbo AB and 2try AB have acquired the property Konsthallen 2 at Djurgårdsvägen 68 in Stockholm from Rotaria AB, and will assume ownership on January 29, 2015.

Laleh breathes new life into “Chiquitita,” supporting UNICEF through an initiative from ABBA The Museum

Nov 20, 2014 10:47 GMT ABBA THE MUSEUM Since 1979, ABBA, one of the world’s greatest pop groups, has been donating royalties from the song “Chiquitita” in support of the vitally important work carried out by UNICEF. In order to spread ABBA’s song to new audiences and breathe new life into the group’s work with UNICEF, ABBA The Museum is inviting new well known artists to record their interpretation of the song. First up is Laleh.

ABBA THE MUSEUM AND UNICEF SWEDEN COLLABORATE IN SUPPORT OF YOUNG GIRLS’RIGHTS. FIRST UP: LALEH

Nov 17, 2014 16:00 GMT ABBA THE MUSEUM UNICEF Sweden and ABBA The Museum have initiated a new long-term collaboration over the song “Chiquitita”in support of young girls worldwide. ABBA members, Frida Lyngstad Reuss, Benny Andersson, Agnetha Fältskog and Björn Ulvaeus, are all behind the collaboration and are donating their royalties from “Chiquitita,”as artists and rightholders, to the cause.

EXCLUSIVELY FOR ABBA THE MUSEUM! POP STORY BY BJÖRN ULVAEUS. Illustrated by Ola Skogäng.

Oct 28, 2014 15:43 GMT ABBA THE MUSEUM POP STORY (Fri Tanke) is an illustrated book for children from 5 to 10 years of age written by Björn Ulvaeus. The book tells the story of four young, talented people in the late 60s, who met and formed one of world’s bestselling pop groups of all time, ABBA, and wrote Swedish pop history.