Vaxholm fortress museum

The Fortress museum is showing by exhibitions the military history, from the 16th century until today.


Welcome to Vaxholms Fästnings Museum which depicts the history of the archipelago defense for five hundred years. Also visit the new exhibition "Life at the Castle" which focuses on the people who lived in the "shadow of the fortress" in 1890.

In summer, the museum offers daily tours. It is also possible to book your own show for the group all year round. A normal guided tour takes about 75 min. Alternatively, a short story about the history of the fortress is offered, such a tour takes about 20 minutes.

Unfortunately, the museum is not handicapped accessible.