In Pictures: Stockholm’s iconic Vasa warship up close

In Pictures: Stockholm’s iconic Vasa warship up close

A new exhibition at Stockholm's Vasa Museum explores the 17th century ship's role both as a warship and a form of propaganda. The Local visited the museum ahead of the February 8th exhibition opening.

Is this wreck the missing sister ship of Sweden’s most iconic warship?

Is this wreck the missing sister ship of Sweden’s most iconic warship?

Found, maybe: 17th-century cannon belonging to iconic Swedish shipwreck

Found, maybe: 17th-century cannon belonging to iconic Swedish shipwreck

Stockholm’s Vasa Museum sails into top spot on most-visited list

Stockholm’s Vasa Museum sails into top spot on most-visited list

Swedish King’s ‘forgotten’ 17th-century warship found in central Stockholm

Swedish King’s ‘forgotten’ 17th-century warship found in central Stockholm

Stockholm’s Vasa Museum smashes visitor record

Stockholm’s Vasa Museum smashes visitor record

Southern Sweden may have its own Vasa as historic shipwreck is identified

Southern Sweden may have its own Vasa as historic shipwreck is identified

Record visitors drop anchor at this Stockholm museum

Record visitors drop anchor at this Stockholm museum

Why the Vasa is getting a makeover… and losing weight

Why the Vasa is getting a makeover… and losing weight

Vasa ship cannon blasted in Sweden

Vasa ship cannon blasted in Sweden

Vasa fires imagination with new cannon

Vasa fires imagination with new cannon

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Fifty years since Vasa discovery

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Vasa museum counters rotting

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King cleared of sinking the Vasa

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Princess completes Vasaloppet ski race

Iron found to be a threat to Vasa’s future

Iron found to be a threat to Vasa’s future

Millions promised for Vasa preservation research

Millions promised for Vasa preservation research

Swedish nobility scoffs at woman’s claims to blue-blooded name

Swedish nobility scoffs at woman’s claims to blue-blooded name

Sweden’s Vasa warship set for make over

Sweden’s Vasa warship set for make over

Sweden’s Vasa: 50 years above the waves

Sweden’s Vasa: 50 years above the waves

Sweden’s Vasa marks 50 years out of the water

Sweden’s Vasa marks 50 years out of the water

‘World’s oldest’ wreck found in Swedish Baltic

‘World’s oldest’ wreck found in Swedish Baltic

‘New Vasa’ shipwreck found on Baltic seabed

‘New Vasa’ shipwreck found on Baltic seabed

Sweden-bound booty found in Polish river

Sweden-bound booty found in Polish river

Five shipwrecks found in central Stockholm

Five shipwrecks found in central Stockholm

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Wreck of jewel-laden ship ‘found’ near Stockholm

Silver treasure found at Swedish shipwreck

Silver treasure found at Swedish shipwreck

New deterioration scare for Sweden’s Vasa

New deterioration scare for Sweden’s Vasa