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  • Star Attraction Rises to the Surface in Stockholm – The Vasa Museum

    Star Attraction Rises to the Surface in Stockholm – The Vasa Museum

    The Vasa Museum is less than thirty years old, yet it has acquired a reputation for excellence equal to that of the Louvre, the d’Orsay, or the Prado. TripAdvisor recently ranked it as the ninth-best museum in the world, ahead of more storied institutions like the British Museum. In 2015, over one million visitors took the same bridge I had just crossed on their way see the Museum’s star attraction - the nearly perfectly preserved remains of the Vasa, a seventeenth-century Swedish warship.