Gothenburg City Centre

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The Maritime Museum is located directly in the Gothenburg City Centre. It is the Gothenburg’s maritime adventure centre. Here, twenty museum ships have tied the world’s largest floating museum facility. U-boats and destroyers, but also cargo ships and fire ships lie in the Maritime Museum. In this museum you can learn for example understand how succeeds in a ship’s cook on a submarine, to prepare crew eat for 36 hungry man. In the Maritime Museum, you can listen also the history of the fishing boat “Gunhild”, the only ship in the Maritime Museum, which ever came under fire. The Army Museum in Stockholm the Stockholm Army Museum permanent exhibition offers an overall view about the Swedish history from Viking times to the present day.

Here the reality of war is portrayed, even so, as the civilian population has experienced it. At the beginning of enters a room that should stimulate the visitor to consider the harsh reality behind Grand uniforms and shiny weapons. On the ground floor of the Museum is currently an exhibition of Swedish participation in contracts of the United Nations. About 100,000 Swedish men and women have participated UN missions, such as in the Congo civil war 1961, in monitoring the ceasefire in Cyprus 1987 or as one 2004 Kosovo civilians stood by or how currently in Afghanistan. The other museums in the network include such as the fortress of Hemso in Harnosand, which the air force Museum in Linkoping, that will show by the summer of 2010 to a large number of types of aircraft of the Swedish air force, is a coastal defense from the second world war, and the Naval Museum in Karlskrona. More museums should be added in the next few years.

About 200 years peace apart from the military missions in the framework of the United Nations, Sweden has no longer been for over 200 years in the war. Many of the military facilities in Sweden have been therefore preserved in good condition. It is to the new military-historical museum network Thanks, that these culturally significant plants can be preserved in the future, documented and made available to the public.