The Vasa Museum is a maritime museum situated on the island of Djurgarden in Stockholm, Sweden. The museum was established in 1990 and has become one of the most visited museums in Scandinavia. The museum displays ships and other sea travel and is mostly known for having on display the only ship ever salvaged from the 17th century; which is the 64-gun warship ‘Vada’ that sank on it maiden voyage in 1628. The mission of the museum is to preserve and develop the maritime cultural heritage and to increase people's knowledge about it.
The easiest way to get to the museum is by tram, from the city centre take the number 7 tram towards ‘Waldemarsudde’.You can also take either the 69 or 76 buses to Djurgårdsbron.
Opening Times and Admission
The museum operates on two different schedules. From September till the end of May it is open from 10am-5pm and from June till the end of August the museum is open from 8.30am-6pm. Admission for adults is set at 130SEK and children enter free of charge.