This exhibition is the County Museum’s flagship. Experience the thrilling account of Sweden's most impressive ship during its period as a great power, a ship that exploded and sank in 1676 and was rediscovered in 1980.
The history of this legendary castle stretches back over 800 years. Its present appearence dates from the 16th century, when the Vasa kings rebuilt it in the style of a Renaissance palace, with furnishings in the continental manner.
Kalmar is a city surrounded by water. Visit one of Kalmar's beaches, wander around Kalmarsundsleden or canoe in the channels around the city center. Kalmarsundsleden is a biking and hiking trail that passes many interesting and beautiful places along the coast.