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Guided Vasa Museum Tour

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Got 2 hours? Spend them exploring a 17th century warship with this fascinating guided visit to the Vasa Museum.

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.

About Shore Excursions Group
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Shore Excursions Group was created with one goal in mind: to provide exceptional travel experiences to cruise passengers in the ports they visit around the world. To accomplish this, we have compiled an exceptional array of tours delivered by local experts with decades of experience serving travelers and delivering excellent tours. Our owners and management team are comprised of seasoned travel industry executives who leverage their considerable experience to deliver memorie ...
from $79.00 (USD)
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Tour Type
Group Size
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Tour Duration
2 Hours
Activity Level
Tour Leaves From
A 15 - 20 minute taxi ride (approximately $20 US each way, not included) from pier..
Food/Beverage Provided
Beverage (Water)
Special Instructions
We recommend wearing comfortable, weather appropriate clothing in layers, and also sensible, flat-soled walking shoes.
Guests must be able to stand for periods of time in the museum. This tour is wheelchair accessible and the museum has an elevator.