Tjustbygdens Sparbank

The Bank Charity is the major contributor to the Mars exhibition at the Västervik Museum.



MARIS is a research institute for maritime archaeology with focus on the Baltic Sea.

Västerviks Museum

The official Mars exhibition of the once mightiest warship in the world.

Swedish Defence University

The Swedish Defence University is grounded in a 200 year long tradition of military education.


The Maritime Museum is the central institution within the Swedish National Maritime and Transport Museums.

Vrak - Museum of Wrecks

On the bottom of the Baltic Sea you will find the worlds greatest cultural heritage.

Södertörns högskola

Our research aims to achieve a high level of societal and contemporary relevance, united with an active and critical approach to the past.

Society for Combat Archaeology

An international organization committed to the advancement of knowledge about the nature of combat and conflict in the past.

County Administrative Board in Kalmar County

The board is required to have a state comprehensive perspective in their work and coordinate various interests in society and government authorities.

National Geographic Society

The Mars Project is a National Geographic Society grantee recipient and several National Geographic explorers are part of the project.


We collect and process information to visualise the conditions of the seabed.

Ocean Discovery

Ocean Discovery, experts in the documentation of wrecks posing  environmental threats in the Baltic Sea


Expert in underwater documentation, digital restoration and non-intrusive archeology.

The Explorers Club

The Explorers Club is an international multidisciplinary professional society dedicated to the advancement of field research and the ideal that it is vital to preserve the instinct to explore.

Global Underwater Explorers

Global Underwater Explorers emerged out of a shared desire to safely explore and protect the underwater world.