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Swedish National Museum of Coastal Defence

This museum is houses in the Vaxholm Castle (1544-1863). The castle fortres lost its military significiance in 1942. The museum exhibits 500 years of Swedish coastal defence, expecially the defences built during the Second World War.

For current visiting hours, please visit the website of the museum.

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