This exhibition relates the stages in the salvage of the Vasa, from its rediscovery by Anders Franzén in 1956 to its resurfacing in 1961.
The exhibition describing the process of salvaging, shows Anders Franzéns' own homemade sounding device together with other material which helped him in his search for the Vasa.
A diorama shows part of the Vasa's hull as it lay on the sea bottom. A faint light penetrates the depths from above, to show a diver at work. The salvage process is also illustrated in a series of models of the wreck: broken on the bottom of the sea, the first tentative lift in 1959, and breaking the surface in 1961.