Plan your visit

Opening hours and information

Monday – Sunday: 10.00 – 17.00

Note: We are closed during Midsummer and open again Monday!

Please note that the ship can only be visited in the company of a guide. A guided tour takes about 45-50 minutes.

English tours at 13.00 and 15.00
Swedish tours at 10:00, 11:00, 12:00, 14:00, 16:00


Adults: 150 SEK

Children, age 7–14 years: 75 SEK

Children, under 7 years: Free with a booked ticket needed

Tickets can be bought online but you can also buy them at the ship upon arrival if a time slot is available. For larger groups, please contact us at

How to get here


Eriksberg Pir Fyra 2

By bus

Closest bus stop is Sörhallstorget. Bus nr 16,19,21, and 99 stops here. The walk from here to the ship takes about 3 minutes. Turn left at Mimergatan and walk straight down to the ship.

By Älvsnabben ferry

From Lilla Bommen, Stenpiren or Klippan to Eriksberg ferry stop.

By car

Drive towards Hisingen and Norra Älvstranden, Eriksberg. Turn into Östra Eriksbergsgatan, and then Mimergatan. Set your GPS to Mimergatan 6. Parking is available at Hotel 11 and in the multi-storey car park at Östra Eriksbergsgatan.

By taxi

Ask for Mimergatan 6, Eriksberg.


About your visit

The guided tour will take you through a number of decks on board and will include engaging stories of the history of the Swedish East India Company, the diving on the wreck site, the building of the ship in the 1990s, and the launch and voyage to China in 2005–2007.

Please note: As we also work with manintenance on board, sometimes we need to change the route and the different parts of the ship we are visiting. However, we always keep our time on board and make sure to fill it with lots of information and that wow-feeling!

Come prepared with all your questions!


Yes! They are still counted towards the maximum amount of people we can have on board.

As stated in our terms and conditions we do not offer refunds on any bought tickets unless we have cancelled the event on our part. You can however give or sell your ticket to someone else if you cannot use it yourself.

The ship is not very accessible, as both the gangway and stairs onboard are very steep. It is unfortunately not possible to get wheelchairs, walking frames and mobility scooters on board.

It can take some time for the tickets to arrive in your e-mail inbox. Please check your junk mail and that you have entered the correct e-mail address. Send an email to if the tickets have not arrived within an hour.

It is not possible to change the date and time online. We can however change your booking in the shop on site, next to the ship, if there is still availability.

It is unfortunately not allowed to bring animals on board. 

To read more about volunteering on the ship press here.

You can support the ship by joining Friends of Götheborg of Sweden. Click here to read more.

Latest news

Traditional Sailing Ships Meetup in Eriksberg, Gothenburg

19 June 2024

The weekend 27th to 29th of June is THE weekend! In the archipelago of Gothenburg, you will be able to see about 30 traditional sailing ships from Sweden, Norway and Denmark sailing together for a meet up in Eriksberg during the afternoon 29th of June.

National day and reopening of the Ships hall and brand-new Café!

01 June 2024

On June 6, it's happening! There aren't many places on Hisingen to celebrate the Swedish National Day. This year, we're making a big deal out of it by celebrating National Day with both a salute and a flag ceremony. We're combining this with the inauguration of our newly renovated Ship’s Hall and the brand-new café! Why not enjoy a brewed coffee and an ice cream with us?

Remember the sailboat rescue in April last year?

07 May 2024

On the 25th of April, off the coast of France just after 4pm, a distress call was sent by the MRCC regarding a sailing vessel that had lost its rudder and was drifting. Being the closest ship to the sailing boat, Götheborg answered the call.

Where to find us

Rederi Götheborg AB
Eriksberg Pir Fyra 2
417 63 Göteborg, Sweden

+46 31-779 34 50

Owner and main partner

Greencarrier Group
Greencarrier is a global group offering logistics solutions all over the world, focusing on knowledge, innovation and sustainable solutions. SOIC and Greencarrier share common values and when we start our journey towards a sustainable future with commerce, shipping and logistics as our base, Svenska Ostindiska Companiet is simply our starting point. We like challenges, and our attitude is:
Yes, it's possible!

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