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Vasa Museum (Vasamuseet)
Vasa Museum (Vasamuseet)

Vasa Museum (Vasamuseet)

Open daily 10am - 5pm, open until 8pm on Wednesdays
Djurgårdsvägen 36, Stockholm, 115 21

The Basics

Pre-book your tickets to ensure skip-the-line entry, opt for a guided tour to learn more about the fascinating ship and its ongoing restoration, or combine your visit with a sightseeing tour of Stockholm and experience other must-see attractions such as the old town of Gamla Stan and the Royal Palace. For those who prefer to explore independently, hop-on hop-off buses and boats stop outside the museum, and entrance is included for Stockholm Pass holders.

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Stockholm Old Town and the Vasa Museum, a small group tour.
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Stockholm Old Town and the Vasa Museum, a small group tour.
$84.78 per adult
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Great Tour!
Great tour of the top things to see in Stockholm! The guide was awesome and just the right length for a walking tour.
Matthew_N, May 2022

Recent reviews from experiences in Stockholm

star-5
Great guide for a cool museum
Thomas_K, Jun 2022
Vasa Museum Guided Tour
We had a very good female tour guide who did a good job of telling us all about the history of the Vasa ship, its sinking, and its recovery 333 years later. It was very interesting and the 90+ minutes passed quickly.
star-5
3 Hour small group walking tour of Stockholm.
Dave_B, May 2022
Stockholm Old Town and the Vasa Museum, a small group tour.
Super tour guide Bengt very knowledgeable and friendly would recommend this excursion for sure! Vasa museum absolutely amazing and no queuing as we were in a group
star-5
Sad when the tour ended!
James_M, May 2022
Stockholm Old Town & Vasa Museum Private Walking Tour
You know you had a great tour when you are sad that it's over which was the case after my walking tour and visit to the Vasa museum with Veerle this weekend. Great stories about the history of Stockholm a perfect orientation to the old city and a great start tour for the Vasa before I had a few hours on my own. Verrle also did a nice job making the touring stories more personal after she new a bit about me. Highly recommend. A+++
star-5
Lovely Stockholm
JuanC_C, Apr 2022
Stockholm Old Town and the Vasa Museum, a small group tour.
Bengt was a great guide! We loved the walking tour and the history behind every stop. We highly recommend this tour. Stockholm is a wonderful and lovely city worth every second of the visit. Hope to return soon!
star-4
Nice Tour of Stockholm
JohnMichael_D, Oct 2019
Shore Excursion: Panoramic Stockholm Highlights with Vasa Museum and Gamla Stan
Nice clean bus! We left on time and saw a lot. The museum was really neat. Tour guide could have been a bit better - maybe more facts and other details about the location could have been added. Still, quite good!
star-5
Great overview of Swedish history
Samuel_R, Aug 2021
Stockholm Old Town & Vasa Museum Private Walking Tour
We loved this tour! Our guide was so pleasant and knowledgeable. She made sure the tour was what we were looking to learn about and the museum was amazing.
star-5
So engaging
Mohammed H, Sep 2019
Private Stockholm City Tour by VIP car Vasa and Skansen museum
Catarina is an amazing and engaging story teller. We were captivated the entire time. The tour was flexible and she answered all of our questions regarding Stockholm. The driver was just as kind as she was. One of the best city tours i ever had.
star-5
Interesting
lindafrost, Aug 2019
Shore Excursion: Panoramic Stockholm Highlights with Vasa Museum and Gamla Stan
Vasa Museum was very interesting, Gamla Stan was very neat to see. Tour guide Natasha was very knowledgeable.
star-5
Fantastic introduction to Stockholm
Angela_B, Feb 2022
Stockholm Old Town and the Vasa Museum, a small group tour.
Our guide Brent I believe his name was was very informative his English was fantastic. He did the trip at your speed he kept asking if we would like to stop for a hot drink as it was cold, but very enjoyable. This is a fantastic introduction to Stockholm.
star-5
Entertaining and Informative - Getting a Glimpse of Stockholm in the Comfort of a Car
Terrence_L, Aug 2019
Private Car Tour of Stockholm with a Live guide, including the Vasa museum.
Of course, Stockholm is a city that must be explored by foot but, this tour is a great way to get your bearings of the beautiful city in a short amount of time and when you can't be on your feet for a full day. Our guide, Äsä, is a history professor, and she had our full attention, including our 13 year old daughter, as soon as we got into her car. She has a wonderful gift of storytelling and making history come alive, both in the Vasa Museum and while touring Gamla Stan on foot. We learned so much about Swedish customs and culture as well as politics and history. While most visitors to the Vasa Museum had audio guides or read the descriptions beside each display, we were the envy of other visitors with our own private guide and commentary. Äsä is a wealth of information and really passionate about sharing her knowledge. Our tour extended well over one hour and we really appreciated the time she spent with us. I highly recommend Äsä and this tour.
star-5
The history of Sweden in a few hours.
Garold_B, Sep 2021
Stockholm Old Town and the Vasa Museum, a small group tour.
I loved this tour. Great guide, great tour. Really liked Stockholm. Everything I wanted to see in a short period of time.
star-4
Very Good Guide
Susan T, Sep 2019
Stockholm Old Town & Vasa Museum Private Walking Tour
We very much enjoyed our walking tour of Stockholm Old Town and the Vasa was amazing. Our Aussie guide was very good, very informative and made everything easy.
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Things to Know Before You Go

  • Visitor facilities include restrooms, storage lockers, a restaurant, and a gift shop.

  • Free Wi-Fi is available throughout the museum.

  • The Vasa Museum is fully wheelchair accessible. Exhibition information is also provided in braille and audio.

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How to Get to There

The museum is located on the western side of Djurgården Island in central Stockholm. The easiest way to get to the museum is by tram. From the city center, take the number seven tram towards Waldemarsudde.

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When to Get There

The Vasa Museum is open year-round, but it’s busiest during the summer months of July and August, when you should visit early in the morning if you want to avoid crowds. Outside those peak months, the late night opening on Wednesdays (until 8pm) is a good time to visit if you want to avoid tour groups.

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Vasa Museum Highlights

The star attraction of the Vasa Museum is the 226-foot-long (69-meter-long) warshipVasa, which sank in 1628 on her maiden voyage from Stockholm. Exhibitions allow visitors to view all six levels of the restored ship, and chronicle the building of theVasa, the passengers and events of its fateful maiden voyage, and the long task of restoring and preserving the historic vessel. There is also a spectacular painted model of theVasa ship and a recreation of a 1620s Stockholm shipyard.

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Frequently Asked Questions
The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.
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