On September 18th it has been 60 years since Dag Hammarskjölds
tragic death. We will remember him with a memorial ceremony at the
Meditation ring outside Dag Hammarskjöld´s Backåkra, September 18th at 11.00-12.00.

Archbishop Antje Jackelén 
Cabinet SecretaryRobert Rydberg

The museum will open at 14.00 this day.


In September Backåkra is open Friday-Sunday, 11.00-17.00.
Group and conference bookings can be made all year.



The slight bending of the line

An exhibition about Dag Hammarskjöld´s interest for furniture, art and design.


Meditation ring

Last year it was 50 years since the meditation ring at Backåkra was inaugerated. The meditation ring is beautifully placed on the heathen 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.