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The age of sail power

AMAZING STORIES OF THE SEAS IN THE 17th AND 18th CENTURIES

About Swedish shipping from a historical perspective. You'll find exciting stories from the old shipyards, what happened when steamboats took over and life on board ships. 

About intriguing stories from the 17th and 18th centuries on the seas: the colony of New Sweden on the Delaware River, the slave trade, the East India Company, ships, sailors and supercargoes. Not least, the story of Lasse i Gatan, Sweden's most infamous pirate.

Segelfartygens tid
Photo: Bo Melin

Some parts of the "Swedish-American Line" and "World Wars and Trade" are closed due to the new exhibition about octopuses that was opened in summer 2016.