Guided Vasa Museum Tour

Guided Vasa Museum Tour
Excursion Highlights:
  • Immerse yourself in the rich Swedish maritime history as you discover the Vasa, a salvaged warship from 1628.
  • Take an educational tour with a local expert guide, exploring the intricate carvings, 10 sails, and 64 guns of this unique vessel.
  • Experience an unforgettable journey into the ship's tragic history, from its construction and sinking to its 333-year-long underwater life.
  • Learn about the human stories behind the Vasa, uncovering the fate of its passengers and the consequences of this historical catastrophe.
  • Make time for this popular tour and gain exclusive access to over 40,000 artifacts revealing maritime life in the 17th century.
Price: $79.00
Ages 3 and under are free.
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Shore Excursion Size ? Small
Shore Excursion Type Cultural
Shore Excursion Duration 2 Hours
Activity Level ? Easy
Shore Excursion Leaves From ? A 15 - 20 minute taxi ride (approximately $20 US each way, not included) from pier..
Food/Beverage Provided Beverage (Water)
Recommended Dress We recommend wearing comfortable, weather appropriate clothing in layers, and also sensible, flat-soled walking shoes.
Restrictions Guests must be able to stand for periods of time in the museum. This tour is wheelchair accessible and the museum has an elevator.

Discover the Vasa, a well preserved warship that sank in Stockholm bay in 1628 on her maiden voyage and remained there until she was salvaged 333 years later. During this 2-hour cultural and educational tour you will get to view the Vasa, learn about the ship yard, and find out what life was like on a warship.

You will meet your knowledgeable, professional guide at the museum entrance then step back in time as you come face to face with the impressive Vasa. This unique warship was adorned with intricate carvings, 10 sails, 64 guns, and much, much more as she set sail for her fateful run in August 1628. Your guided tour with your local expert will last for approximately 1.5 to 2 hours in total.

While here you will learn all things Vasa, from the ship's construction to her sinking, salvage, and excavation. You will also find out how many people died, who survived, and who was punished for this tragedy. Take some time to view the museum's collection of over 40,000 artifacts found in and around the ship that will give you a good idea of maritime life at sea and on land.

Get the inside scoop on the Vasa and Swedish maritime history when you sign up for your tour today.