Vasa Museum in Stockholm

Sweden, Stockholm Guide (B): Vasa Museum in Stockholm

Imagine a huge historical warship lifted from its watery grave where it has laid for 300 years. And now imagine a museum that houses that ship. You think that could only exist in your imagination? No, such a museum actually exists and that is Vasa museum in Stockholm, Sweden. It’s definitely one of a kind museum and as such it’s apparently one of the most visited tourist attractions in Sweden.

On our second day in Stockholm (in April) my husband and I decided to visit several museums including the Vasa Museum named after the ship it houses. I was a bit reluctant to visit it since you have to pay for the entrance (130 SEK) and because I didn’t think that I could get impressed by another ship museum after I’d been to the Viking ship museum in Oslo which was awesome. Vasa museum is situated on Djurgården island where you can find several other interesting museums (e.g Skansen open air museum and Nordiska museet) as well as an amusement park (Gröna Lund ) and plenty of green space to relax. We took the underground from our hotel and changed twice to reach the Karlaplan station from where we walked for about 10 minutes to the Vasa museum. We walked past several beautiful houses with art nouveau details. ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: Vasa Museum in Stockholm
Guide Location: Sweden » Stockholm
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Sight(s) featured in this guide: Vasa Museum  
Author: Tanja Domijan Blasich
Read it on author's website: https://theredphoneboxtravels.wordpress.com/2016/06/08/vasa-museum-stockholm/

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