The Vasa Museum is closed until further notice to avoid the spread of the Coronavirus

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Extra state support for the Vasa Museum

18 May 2020 08:05

The Swedish government announced on 8 May that the Swedish National Maritime and Transport Museums (SMTM) will receive extra support from the state due to the corona pandemic.

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Information about the Vasa Museum’s financial situation

15 April 2020 17:04

The Vasa Museum in Stockholm, with 1.5 million visitors per year is the most visited museum in Scandinavia. Vasa is the world’s best preserved 17th-century ship. Now that visitors from around the world fail to come and the museum is closed due to the coronavirus the museum faces both immediate and long-term financial problems. Extensive saving measures have already been implemented, but it is not enough and staff redundancies are planned for. Worst case, the museum may have to close down permanently. One thing is for sure, without support, a unique cultural treasure and one of Sweden's most important visitor attractions is under threat.

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The museum closes

20 March 2020 08:03

The Vasa Museum is closed from 20 March until further notice to avoid the spread of the Coronavirus.

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Most popular museum

21 February 2020 08:02

For the third year in a row, Vasa was voted most popular museum by the locals.

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