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Vasteras Historiska Skeppsmuseum

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Omg I’ve never been to such a classy cosy sumptuous well thought out comfortable beautiful hotel... read more

Reviewed 13 August 2018
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Interesting collection of Viking Historia

A free to enter place which is keeping alive traditional skills from Viking times, and in doing so... read more

Reviewed 7 August 2018
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25 historical wooden sail boats. Flag ship is a copy of a 12th century cog; a true pirate ship, 29 x 8 meters...
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
Frosakers Brygga 7, Vasteras 725 97, Sweden
+46 70 573 43 43
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Reviewed 13 August 2018 via mobile

Omg I’ve never been to such a classy cosy sumptuous well thought out comfortable beautiful hotel ever !!!!

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank boop61
Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

A free to enter place which is keeping alive traditional skills from Viking times, and in doing so presents a look at how they lived. There is a good collection of different types of Viking traditional boats, and also replica boat from a later period...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank pjandd300
Reviewed 27 July 2018

Excellent place to visit while in Vasteras. Small viking village with a great feelinf for the time period

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Jocke69
Reviewed 21 June 2018 via mobile

We went on a short drive from Västerås to this place. It was not open but also not closed. You could walk in the attractions and get on the boats unsupervised. They were all moored so no risk of piracy on the lake. They did...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Jeff T
Reviewed 2 November 2017 via mobile

This Viking village had been built for visitors to fully appreciate how Vikings lived; from their cooking arrangements, to bathing, dining, and living as a community. The museum is open all year round and is free of charge. There are only group tours during the...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank SPP3UK
Reviewed 12 July 2017 via mobile

They absolutely love the homemade ice cream and they have a lot of fun doing the activities they provide. Testing a number of Viking themed activities. Their favourite is the blacksmith where they can do a Tors hammer. For the one that loves good Ice...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank JoJoSWE
Malin John-Erik K, Ägare at Vasteras Historiska Skeppsmuseum, responded to this reviewResponded 13 July 2017

Great to hear! Welcome back! 🌸

Reviewed 25 April 2017

Nice collection of ships - the site is being expanded, at the moment. It is only open during Summer. If you go before, like I did, you might be lucky to see the workers putting tar on the ships, and preparing everything for the new...More

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank Ana L
Reviewed 20 August 2016

I write this evaluation on behalf of my 12 yrs old daughter who spent a splendid afternoon at the Västeras Historiska Skeppmuseum beginning of July 2016. Everyone there took her on a time travel and made the afternoon a wonderful experience. There they offer many...More

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank strussi
Reviewed 11 August 2016

The Vikings ship were so interesting and the history behind them. Homemade icecream was best I've ever tasted and the archery and stone carving was great fun for all ages. Beautiful setting with campfire and pier over the lake to enjoy the sunset.

Date of experience: July 2016
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Reviewed 1 June 2016 via mobile

Some of the best gourmet cooking I have ever tasted. The staff was superb as far as service and the cooking class is concerned. The hot tubs and sauna on the water give a superb view of the lake and historical boats. I will definitely...More

Date of experience: April 2016
Thank Joel H
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17 April 2017|
Response from Malin John-Erik K | Property representative |
The boats are possible to see during the winter aswell, but the café is not open in winter time. We do guidings for groups all year round, although christmas to new year is closed.
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3 September 2016|
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Response from Malin John-Erik K | Property representative |
The shipmuseum is an open air museum, open to the public all year, 24/7. If you wish to have a guided tour,a booking is required. Contact us at +46 70 573 43 43.
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