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The Vasa Museum (Vasamuseet) in Stockholm


The Vasa Ship at the Vasa Museum

The Vasa Ship at the Vasa Museum

Stockholm Vis. Board

The Vasa Museum:

Opened in 1990, the Vasa Museum is Sweden's most popular museum today with a million visitors each year. You can find it in Stockholm on the island of Djurgarden.

The Vasa Ship is not the only attraction in this museum. There are historic artifacts and exhibitions, interesting guided tours in several languages, film showings, a nice shop and a restaurant in the museum.

Vasa Museum Opening Hours & Location:

You can reach the "Vasamuseet" at Galärvarvsvägen 14 by taking bus line 47 or 69 from Central Station in Stockholm. Or, use the Djurgarden ferry. There is a parking area at the museum if you come by car. (Map of Stockholm)

The Vasa Museum is open all year. June 1 - August 31 opening hours are 8:30 am - 6 pm. September 1 - May 31 opening hours are 10 am - 5 pm (during this time, it is open on Wednesdays 10 am - 8 pm.) You may get admission discounts with the Stockholm City Card.

The Vasa Ship:

In 1628, the highly-decorated warship Vasa sailed from Stockholm on her anticipated maiden voyage - and sank immediately due to major flaws in her construction design.

More than three centuries later, the Vasa was rediscovered and is today the world's only preserved 17th-century ship. The museum allows you to view the Vasa ship from six levels and it has been chosen as one of the 7 wonders of Sweden.

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