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Swedish National Maritime and Transport Museums

The Swedish National Maritime and Transport Museums is a public agency under the Ministry of Culture. Our mission is to keep the Swedish maritime and transport history cultural heritage alive and appreciate its legacy. We run the Naval Museum, the Maritime Museum, the Vasa Museum and the Railway museum.

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Naval Museum

The Naval Museum relates the history of the Swedish naval forces – recalling the battles of galleons when Sweden was a great power, the events of the cold war and today.

Maritime Museum

In the Maritime Museum, the whole family can explore man’s thousand-year old history of life at sea.

Vasa Museum

The Vasa Museum is one of Scandinavia’s most visited museums. It is here that you will find in all its glory, the unique and well preserved man-of-war Vasa from 1628, embellished with hundreds of wooden sculptures.

Railway Museum

The Railway Museums collection is of international top class and consists of over 300 vehicles from the mid-1800s to the present day and includes Prins August, which is the world's oldest operable locomotive.