Go with the beautiful ship S/S Stockholm or M/S Östanå I from the centre of Stockholm direct to the fortress of Vaxholm. Enjoy a nice boat tour through the archipelago of Stockholm. A day at Vaxholms Kastell together with friends and family contains colourful art, military history, adventure, good food and ”fika” in the best spot in a unique environment.
Gallery Lena Linderholm at Kastellet
The famous Swedish artist Lena Linderholm open her new gallery with colourful and inspiring art. In the gallery there are ceramics, paintings, textiles and books signed by both Lena herself, her husband Gösta and her daughter Emilia.
Swedish craft in different design
In “Svenska tantens gallery” there are graphics, paintings at own linen paper, sculptures in glass, concrete, bronze and porcelain and jewellery made by the artist Susanna Arwin. Don’t miss her exhibition “Den Svenska tanten” at the museum.
Pionen Vaxholm is a store with home decorations, feel-good products and giveaways like locally made candles, wool blankets, soaps, candy, lemonade and jam from Swedish producers.
Cafe in the best sunspot
Enjoy the sound from the waves and the fantastic view over the bay on the outdoors seating in the KRAV-certified café. We serve sandwiches, salads, homemade pastries, ice cream and drinks.
History at Vaxholms Fästnings Museum
Visit Vaxholms Fästings Museum. The museum shows the defence of the archipelago of Stockholm and the exiting history of the fortress during a revolutionary time of 500 years. Here are also different interesting exhibitions.
The adventure Escape Kastellet
Kastellet Escape Room are an exciting and interactive activity for family and friends. The goal is to get out in the freedom by outwit the alarm, the guards and looked doors by using your ingenuity and creativity. The time is running, and you must handle quickly. Pre-book your adventure.
Jetski in the archipelago
Enjoy the archipelago in a speedy way by book a guided jetski experience. The tour starts in Kastellets guest harbour. Opening hours and more information please visit “Vattenskoterupplevelsers” website.
New – Moomin shop
In the Moomin shop at Kastellet you can buy jubilee designed Moomin products. The collection are made to celebrate that there is 75 years since Tove Jansson wrote her first book about Moomin. For children there are also a small Moomin playroom.
Visit the capital of the Stockholm archipelago
Save some time to discover Vaxholm the capital of the Stockholm archipelago. Go by the ferry from the fortress to Vaxholm. For the return to Stockholm you can enter S/S Stockholm in Vaxholm.
Read more about the summer at Kastellet