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Vasa Museum

Vasa Museum was started on 1990. The Vasa Museum has been recognised as the most visited museum in Scandinavia. More than million people visit Vasa museum every year. Vasa museum is located on the Island of Djurgarden, Sweden. Vasa museum has the 17th century ship as its artifact. The name of ship is Vasa. Vasa ship was built between 1626 to 1628 orders of the Gustavus Adolphus king of Sweden, The warship was richly decorated as a symbol of the king ambitions for Sweden. The Vasa ship has 69m length, 50m height, warship weighed over 1200 tons, had 10 sails, 120 tons of ballast, 64 cannons and hundreds of sculptures. Vasa warship sank in 10 august 1628 on its maiden voyage from Stockholm. Vasa ship was discovered in 1961; first it was kept in a temporary museum called was avarvet and then Vasa ship was moved permanently to the Vasa museum on 1990. The museum shows you shipbuilding techniques of the 1600s and you can also see the remains of some of the unlucky who went down with the ship.

Vasa Museum:

Vasa Museum’s Location:

Vasa Museum is located at Galärvarvsvägen 14, 115 21 Stockholm, Sweden.

Opening Hours Of Vasa Museum:

Vasa Museum opens every day of year. From June 1st to August 1st 8.30 AM to 6 PM, from September 1st to may 31st 10.00 Am to 7.00 PM.

Entry Fee:

Free entry to the vasa museum, if you have Stockholm passes. Normal entry fee of vasa museum is SEK 130.00.

How To Reach:

You can use buses, trams and metro trains to reach Vasa museum.


To get to the Vasa museum by the tram is the easiest way. Trams are available in Centre of the city Kungstradgarden/Hamngatan.


Buses are also available to reach Vasa museum.


You can use redline metro train to reach the museum.

Where To Stay:

Hotels and restaurants are available near Vasa museum. Some of the  best restaurants are :

  • Vasarestaurangen
  • Vasamuseets Restaurant
  • Josefina
  • Spritmuseum
  • Cafe Vasaboden
  • Sjocafeet
  • Djurgardsbrons Sjocafe
  • Cafe Blom
  • Restaurangen Moderna Museet
  • Hjerta

Nearest Places Of Vasa Museum:

1. Nordic Museum:

Nordic museum located at the Djurgarden Island in the center of Stockholm. Nordic museum is the largest museum of cultural history in Sweden. The Museum has a variety of exhibitions on furniture and interiors, fashion and textiles, jewelry, china and table settings, folk art, trends and traditions.


Djurgårdsvägen 6-16, 115 93 Stockholm, Sweden

Opening Hours:

Nordic museum opens 9.00AM to 6PM every day of year

Entry Fee:

Entry fee of Nordic museum is 120 SEK for adults. There is no entry fee for Children and youth.

2Grona Lund Tivoli:

Grona Lund Tivoli is oldest amusement park in Sweden. Many attractions and rides are available in the park. It gives great fun to you and your family.


Lilla Allmänna Gränd 9, 115 21 Stockholm, Sweden

Entry Fee:

Entry fee of Grona Lund Tivoli is 115 SEK for adults. Free for children below seven years and 65 years old.

Opening Hours:

Grona Laund opens every day of year. From 11 Am to 11PM.

3.  Skansen Open-Air Museum:

Skansen open air museum is located at Djurgarden. Skansen is the world’s first open air museum. Skansen offers you to see historical Swedish life and wild animals such as lynx, bison, bears, wolves and more. The Museum shop sells traditional crafts and new Swedish design.


Djurgårdsslätten 49-51, 115 21 Stockholm, Sweden

Opening Hours:

Skansem open –Air museum opens 10 AM to 10 PM

Entry Fee:

Entry fee of Skansen open –Air museum is 60SEK for children, 180SEK for adults and 160SEK for student and seniors.

4. Aquaria Water Museum:

Aquaria water museum is located at Djurgarden. Aquaria water museum gives you the chance to see living amazon rainforest with giant catfish, piranhas and stingrays.


2 Falkenbergsgatan Djurgarden, Stockholm 115 21 Sweden

Opening Hours:

Aquaria water museum opens every day from 10 AM to 4:30 PM.

Entry Fee:

Entry fee of Aquaria Water Museum is 120SEK for adults, 60SEK for children.

Vasa Museum

5. Moderna Museet – Stockholm:

Moderna Museet is located on Skeppsholmen Island. The museum offers a first class program of temporary exhibitions, enjoyable restaurant with a beautiful view of Djurgarden and a children workshop.


Exercisplan 4, 111 49 Stockholm, Sweden

Opening Hours:

Opening hours of Modern a Museet is 10AM to 8PM.

Entry Fee:

Moderna Museet museum entry is free of cost.

Sweden Airports:

  • Stockholm Arlanda
  • Malmo Airport
  • Stockholm Skavsta
  • Stockholm Bromma
  • Goteborg Landvetter
  • Jonkoping Airport
  • Norrkoping Airport
  • Dala Airport
  • Orebro Airport
  • Torsby Airport
  • Kiruna Airport

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