Our exhibitions cover the relationship between the sea and man, past and present. Here you will find some of the Museums earlier exhibitions.
Refugee across the Sea
People of all times have crossed oceans in search of a better life – away from poverty, war and persecution. The sea is an eternity of both hope and menace.
Haenyeo - Women of the Sea
For more than 1000 years there have been fisherwomen diving on the island of Jeju, South Korea. The exhibition is on display from the 3rd of March 2018.
The American Dream
Emigrants and luxury voyagers travelled on the Swedish-American Line's ships. The exhibition describes the history of the America ships and the people who sailed on them.
Ships, ships, ships
Ships carry stories of success, setbacks, technological developments, dreams and adventures. Welcome to the world of ships.
The age of sail power
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.
The battle between sails and steam
About how steam engines started to compete with sailing ships. About life on board for Swedish sailors on the seven seas, and the memories they brought home with them.
Say hello to the sea monster in our playroom for the young ones. Your kids can cuddle with soft toys or crawl into a shipwreck.
GRIPSHOLM READING ROOM
The Gripsholm reading room is on the third floor, where you can rest your tired feet and dive into lots of interesting books.