Welcome to The National Maritime Museum!

Opening hours



Closed on Mondays



100 sek

Children 0-18



80 sek


Apart from an amazing view, the café serves lunch dishes, sandwiches and delicious fika such as bisquits and pastries.

Museum Highlights


Highlights selected by curators from the Maritime Museum. Enjoy! 

Närbild av Originalmodellen. Tre miniatyrfigurer på däck. I förgrunden detaljer av riggen. I bakgrunden miniatyr kanoner.
For kids

For families

Children aged 0-6 are welcome to come and play in a magical part of the Baltic Sea, with submarines, fish, sunken treasures and shipwrecks! For the older ones, there's a creative workshop open on weekends.

Sjöhistoriska museet framifrån. En grupp människor står nedanför museets entrétrappa. Flaggstänger framför museet med hissade svenska flaggor.
History of a museum
History of a Museum

History of a museum

Here is the story of how Sweden, after many trials and tribulations, finally in 1938 got its Maritime Museum.



The library of the Maritime Museum is considered to comprise the largest collection of nautical books in the Nordic countries. Open to public Tuesdays and Wednesdays 12 am-4 pm.

Photographic archives

The Maritime Museum’s collection of photographs contains over 900,000 images. The photo archive is open to public by special arrangement.

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