Backåkra has opened

Opening hours 2019 April 3- September 29, Wednesday-Sunday, 11.00-17.00.

Groupreservations and conferences can however be booked throughout the year. Welcome!

Dag Hammarskjöld Backåkra Foundation deeply regrets the passing away of Sara Danius, who was a highly appreciated board member of the Foundation. We would like to express our condolences to her family and friends. 


"The camera taught me to see"
29/6 – 29/9

This new exhibition will show some of Dag Hammarskjöld´s own photographs. The opening of the exibition will take place on June 26,at 10.00 a.m. Maria Beskow, the godchild of Dag Hammarskjöld, will speak about her memories of her famous godfather. 


Meditation ring 50 years

In June 2019 it is 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.