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New Swedish MV Museum - Arsenalen
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PostPosted: Sat May 14, 2011 11:45 am
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On June 17 the new Swedish MV Museum Arsenalen is inaugurated by His Majesty the King of Sweden.

The new homepage is now up and running.
arsenalen.se/en/default.aspx

As I understand the former Tankmuseum in Axvall, The former MV Museum in Malmkoping and other "secret" storages have been assembled to one location in order to create a new combined museum of both soft skins and AFV's.
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PostPosted: Sun May 15, 2011 12:08 am
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We are waiting for photo report form the new museum.

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PostPosted: Sun May 15, 2011 1:54 am
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about a month away!

Should be exciting.

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PostPosted: Mon Jun 13, 2011 5:17 am
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Is somebody going to that new museum in the opening of it on 17.06 or few days after ?
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PostPosted: Sat Jun 18, 2011 3:28 pm
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Found a film on youtube - looks great.
www.youtube.com/watch?v=jVRZf7gstM8

Today it was the first day open to the public, an enomous success with lots of visitors and an intesresting vehicle display.

www.arsenalen.se
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PostPosted: Sun Jun 19, 2011 12:42 am
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Everything what was is Axvall is now in Södermanlands ?

I didn't seen: the Stug III, PzKpfw I, Churchill, T-37

www.flickr.com/photos/...6582414133

But the Museum is super and have many space to put there a lot of new exhibits.
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PostPosted: Sun Jun 19, 2011 2:37 am
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They have put the museum in the middle of nowhere. On the east coast of Sweden.

a damm shame.
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PostPosted: Sun Jun 19, 2011 7:11 am
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Hello,

all the PDF files from Surviving Panzers were corrected today with the new name and location of the museum, but I still have old photos. Please let me know if recent photos in the new location are available !!

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PostPosted: Sun Jun 19, 2011 2:26 pm
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- bialy-r
Everything what was is Axvall is now in Södermanlands ?

I didn't seen: the Stug III, PzKpfw I, Churchill, T-37

www.flickr.com/photos/...6582414133

But the Museum is super and have many space to put there a lot of new exhibits.


All the vehicles from Axvall have been moved to Arsenalen, but not all of them are on display.
The museum has a huge storage area - 10 000 square meters under roof where the rest of the vehicles will be stored.
But these storages will probably be open for visitors in the future.

Most important - all the vehicles saved for the future.
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PostPosted: Sun Jun 19, 2011 3:24 pm
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- VonForhud
They have put the museum in the middle of nowhere


well, I prefer a huge indoors storage area in the middle of nowhere rather than a little display and storage room in a well-known place..

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PostPosted: Mon Jun 20, 2011 5:37 am
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Found some more pics at Missing Lynx

www.network54.com/Foru...%26quot%3B
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PostPosted: Mon Jun 20, 2011 12:42 pm
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Hello Walter,

thnaks for the link. Obviously, there is more room and this allows people to take nice pictures. It is the first time I can see the side of some of the rarest Swedish vehicles in a colour picture. The former museum was too small.

Pierre-Olivier

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PostPosted: Tue Jun 21, 2011 12:25 pm
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Seems a place worth visiting, Ryanair fly's from Brussels south (Charleroi) to Stockholm Skavsta only about 80 km from the museum. Any candidates for a field trip, I'm free the last weekend of July or the first of August?

Michel
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PostPosted: Wed Jun 22, 2011 7:49 am
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I would wait a bit before visiting the Museum. Most likely they are still ironing out some minor problems and adjust the display a bit. I would prefer to let the Museum's crew take care of any teething problem.

Maybe we could plan a group visit for spring/summer 2012?

Massimo
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PostPosted: Thu Jun 23, 2011 1:02 pm
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Found two links with nice pictures from the museum.

I think the museum is worth a visit, but of course as I am told, there will be improvments and changes.
As someone from the staff said - the museum will never be finished - there is always something new to become part of the exibition.

www.plasticwarfare.se/...arsenalen/

www.plasticwarfare.se/...in-sweden/
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