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Accessibility of the website

The Swedish Museum of Natural History is responsible for the website Our aim is that as many people as possible should be able to use this website, and this document describes how complies with the accessibility regulations, any known accessibility issues, and how you can report problems so that we can improve the site.

How accessible is the website?

We are aware of the fact that some parts of this website are not fully accessible. See the section on non-accessible content below for more information.

What to do if you are unable to access parts of this website?

If you need content from this website that is not accessible for you, but is not within the scope of the accessibility regulations as described below, please contact us (in swedish). You can also contact us as follows:

  • send an email to
  • dial 46-8-51 95 40 00

Reporting accessibility problems

We are always looking to improve the accessibility of this website. If you find any problems that are not listed on this page or if we are not meeting the requirements of the accessibility regulations, contact us and let us know about the problem.

Enforcement procedure

The Agency for Digital Government is responsible for enforcing the accessibility regulations. If you are unsatisfied with our reponse to your complaint about web accessibility or your request to make content accessible, you can submit a complaint to the Agency for Digital Government.

Technical information about this website’s accessibility

This website is partially compliant with the Swedish accessibility regulations, due to the non-compliances listed below.

Non accessible content

The content described below is, in one way or another, not fully accessible.

Non compliance with the accessibility regulations

The website has pages whose titles do not always correspond to the main title of the page (h1). We also have some pages where the title sequence is not hierarchical.


It is not possible to tab in the table.


It is not possible to enlarge the text to 200 percent on small screens without losing information or function.

HTML validation

Parts of the page's hitml code do not validate

Our ambition is to fix all known accessibility problems.

Disproportionate burden

The Swedish Museum of Natural History invokes an exemption for disproportionate burden in accordance with § 12 in the accessibility regulations for the content described below.


Content-bearing images lack a text alternative that conveys the same information as the image in the current context. We are not able to add this to each of the more than 50,000 images displayed on the website. However, there will be a summary of each group of images what they show.


The table on the entrance side can be scrolled sideways under certain specific conditions when highly zoomed in.

How we tested this website

We have performed a self-assessment (internal testing) of

  • The last assessment was made on 25 May, 2021.
  • The statement was last updated on 31 august, 2021.