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Take the small boat or ferry from Vaxholm for about 5 minutes across to the Fortress and then spend a few hours there learning more about the history of naval warfare around Stockholm. The restaurant there is quite nice and it is spacious and fun...More
The ferry over to the island is very pricey and comfortable. We visited when the summer open restaurants and activities where closed so the round tour was quite quick though but some really lovely sights and cosy environment!
Definitely worth a visit if your traveling...More
The fortifications, very well preserved and with all the guns are quite a site. The museum is more like a very short short military history, but not too much to see. A nice tour in the castle grounds and outside the fortifications gives you some...More
Although the access to the museum was closed, this was not a waste of time and money - the round trip ticket for the ferry - as this is a very well preserved castle with lots of things to be seen and many places to...More
Well laid out exhibition, with many children activities and a lot of cool and interesting facts related to the fortress, such as the history of Polish submarines during WWII. Access by passenger ferry from Vaxholm (tickets for it can be bought from ticket machines on...More
We were here last year by renting cruise, and prebooked the tour guide here. There were 1 hour tour for here. The guide explained the history about the Island and the fort. I think there is nothing special inside, unless you are curious about Swedish...More
Taking the boat from Stockholm up to Vaxholm on a sunny day is a lovely excursion all on its own. You can take a boat from Strömkajen ( Waxholmsboalget boats ) and be in Vaxholm in about 1 hour. No reservations needed and you buy...More
We took the small ferry from the mainland to the island that the museum is on. There is a fee of about 100SEK to enter the museum. They give you a booklet with English translations in for the exhibits. However it is very difficult to...More
Yes, once it was completed in its final form it could not stand up to the latest in naval artillery, but the history prior to that and it's perhaps greatest role as a deterrent make this a very interesting window into one of the key...More