Is Vasa Museum free entrance?

Is Vasa Museum free entrance?

The Vasa Museum is one of the most visited museums with some 1,5 million visitors every year. Children and teens up to and including 18 years have free entrance. Visiting the Vasa Museum is something that most Swedish students will do with their school class since it displays an important part of Sweden’s history.

Where is the Vasa Ship museum located?

Stockholm, Sweden
The Vasa Museum (Swedish: Vasamuseet) is a maritime museum in Stockholm, Sweden. Located on the island of Djurgården, the museum displays the only almost fully intact 17th-century ship that has ever been salvaged, the 64-gun warship Vasa that sank on her maiden voyage in 1628.

Why is the Vasa Museum famous?

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 one of the most visited museums in Scandinavia.

Is the Vasa Museum worth it?

During our visit to Stockholm in July , we visited Vasa Museum. It is worth visiting this place. They have maintained the beauty of that ship and is worth to see. You must watch the video they show, That video is only in Swedish and you have English subtitle.

How much does it cost to get into Vasa Museum?

Ticket prices & discounts

0 – 18 Free
Adults SEK 150.00

How long should I spend in Vasa Museum?

As the recommended duration of the visit is about 90 minutes, that will probably be enough to be far ahead of others, when the museum starts getting busy. Peak hours are from 11:00 to 15:00, that’s when you could get stuck in a long queue outside.

Why did the Vasa sink?

The wind was so light that the sails were extended by hand and just one person was sufficient to hold the sheets out. Even with such a light wind, the ship heeled (toppled) on its side, water filled the ship through its gun portals, and it eventually sank in the harbor, taking 53 lives with it.

Is Stockholm worth visiting?

Stockholm is a great city, and very worth visiting. But make sure you realize how much it’s going to cost you before you arrive so you’re prepared in advance.

How much time do you need in Vasa Museum?

Normally a visitor stays at the Vasa Museum for 1½ – 2 hours. For more information before your visit, please go to our website.

What time does the Vasa museum open?

The Vasa Museum is open every day, from June to August between 8.30am and 6pm and from September to May between 10am and 5pm (8pm on Wednesdays).