Exhibitions The Vasa Museum has fourteen permanent exhibitions. In different ways, they examine the ship, the time in which she was built and her recent history. Find in focus The object in this case is called a pumphjärta (“pump heart”) in Swedish, a lower pump box in English, and was part of one of the ship’s bulge pumps. Meanwhile Meanwhile is an exhibition that sheds light on events around the globe in the first half of the 17th century. Battle! About how naval warfare could be experienced in the early 1600s. Face to face About the people who were on board the Vasa on 10th August 1628. Preserve Vasa About the ongoing challenge to preserve Vasa for the future. The Salvaging About the stages in the recovery of the Vasa, from its first localization by Anders Franzén in 1956 to its resurfacing in 1961. His majesty´s ship About Vasa´s earliest history - why she was built and why she sank. Life on board About how the crew would have lived on board the Vasa. The power and the glory About Vasa´s sculptures and how she was painted. The Imagery of Power About Vasa´s sculptures and what they tell. The sailing ship About sailing large warships in the 17th century. The Stockholm ship yard About the art of building warships in the 17th century. The Vasa model A painted model of Vasa at scale 1:10. The Vasa Museum Garden About vegetables, medicinal plants and flowers in the time of Vasa.