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

The Vasa Museum

The Vasa ship capsized and sank in Stockholm 1628. After 333 years on the sea bed the mighty warship was salvaged and the voyage could continue. Today Vasa is the world's best preserved 17th century ship and the most visited museum in Scandinavia.

Wednesday 8 April

Closed

The Vasa Museum is closed from Friday 20 March until further notice to avoid the spread of the Coronavirus. The museum is monitoring developments closely and hope to open again soon.

Film

Film archive

Dive into our film archive and explore the world of Vasa!

Vasa History

The Salvage

To salvage a 300 year old ship from the sea bed was something few thought possible. It was a dramatic and complex technical effort, so how did they do it?

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Learn more about Vasa’s sculptures and their message, and about how Vasa was intended to be sailed and used in battle.