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The Naval Museum - The Museum of the year 2015

Real battleships, 18th century figureheads, unique models and an underwater tunnel with a genuine wreck. Experience Swedish naval history at the Naval Museum in Karlskrona. For children there is Dunder’s deck and a sailors’ workshop. Since June 2014, the Naval Museum in Karlskrona shows the Swedish submarine HMS Neptun and the dive boat Hajen in the museum's new submarine hall. Highlights from the other exhibitions are ,The Museum Ships, The Underwater tunnel and The Model Chamber. Read more about the opening hours and special events at the museum, on the own website.
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Blekinge Museum

Blekinge museum is situated on Fisktorget, with exhibition halls in several buildings, and the museum always offers new exhibitions, that are arranged continually. It depicts Karlskrona’s and Blekinge county’s past through a number of permanent exhibitions, including a noteworthy 18th century apartment in Wachtmeister's palace, called Grevagården. There is also a very pleasant café in the recreated baroque garden as well as Grevagrundet - Blekinge museum’s playground with an archipelago theme.
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Gamla Varvet - The old shipyard

The former shipyard is now one of Karlskrona’s most outstanding attractions and the basis of the World Heritage status. Here you will find, among relatively modern buildings, a variety of buildings and technology covering more than 300 years of shipbuilding. Visit the longest wooden building in the country, Repslagarbanan, the Wasaskjul, Polhemsdockan (dock) and Gallionslunden. There is also a tour that takes you to Lindholmen by sea. This shows you Karlskrona from the the sea side and takes you out to the former naval yard. You can only visit Lindholmen with a guided tour. During the summer there are regular tours, contact the tourist office to arrange tours at other times.
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Drottningskärs Kastell

Drottningskärs kastell (citadel) was largely built during the last decade of the 17th century and is considered one of Sweden’s foremost defence constructions, a complete and well preserved fortress from Sweden’s period as a great power. The citadel has a large castle keep in granite with gun deck, powder magazine and quarters. It has four bastions named after the queens Maria, Christina, Hedvig and Ulrica. Since 1895 Drottningskär has not played an active part in the Swedish defence system.
 You can get to Drottningskär citadel all year round via the car ferry to Aspö. The archipelago boats stop here during the summer. There is also a restaurant and café, open during summer. Interested in a guided tour during off-season? Contact the Tourist office.
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Kungsholms Fort

This fort has defended the entrance to Karlskrona for more than 300 years. Kungsholms Fort is still operational within the Swedish defences. The remarkable round harbour has become somewhat of a symbol for Karlskrona’s status as a World Heritage site. Exotic plants from all corners of the globe flourish under the protection of the fort’s walls. They have been brought here over many years on vessels returning from distant voyages. A museum on the island depicts the fort’s history. There are regular guided tours to Kungsholms Fort during the summer, visits can also be arranged for groups and individuals at other times. Contact the tourist office to make a reservation: +46 (0)455-30 34 90.
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Boda Borg

An activity house for all ages! The activities is about cooperation, teamwork, problem solving and humor! 23 Qusts with 71 different rooms to solve. Do you have what it takes? Open all year round. Price/Pris: From/Från150 SEK Tickets: karlskrona.arrivalguides.com
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Summer in the archipelago

Experience summer in the Karlskrona archipelago. Bring your family, friends and jump on the boat at Fisktorget and choose from about twenty stops. Tours departs daily that takes you out in the Karlskrona archipelagolandscapes. Take your place on the sun deck and travel from island to island, along Nättrabyån, or take a sightseeing tour around Trossö. Are you hungry for fishing, swimming and camping adventure, simply pack your backpack and head off to Senoren or Tjurkö. Karlskrona archipelago offers something for everyone. How to get around in the Karlskrona archipelago with Blekingetrafiken. Blekingetrafiken offers traffic in the archipelago of Karlskrona all year. Buy your ticket all year round aboard the ferries, and during the summer season you can also buy tickets in the information kiosk at Fisktorget. In summer time the ferries offer cafeteria on board, and also guided tours in Swedish, English and German.
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