Current at the Viking Ship Museum

Maritime archaeologist, Matko Cvrljak, working on the excavation of the medieval ship from Kalverev. Before the archaeologists could begin to get an idea of the extent of the wreck, they first had to remove 1.4m of sand and silt. Photo: Nilas H. Møller

The Viking Ship Museum recovers a medieval ship in Storstrømmen

The rare find will provide the archaeologists with new knowledge concerning the development of the Nordic ship, fro…

Reconstructing a medieval wooden boat in a digital age

By uniting traditional boatbuilding and open source digital media, the Gislinge Boat Open Source Project has succee…

King for a day – Autumn Holiday at the Viking Ship Museum

Become 'King for a day' – join warrior training, Dress up as a Viking and write with runes.

Kraka Fyr

Full-day cours 'Learn to sail a Viking ship'

Great sailing experiences awaits you the 30th July on the full-day courses 'Learn to sail Viking' in the Viking shi…

Trial voyage to shed new light on Viking life in Greenland (kopi 1)

This summer, a unique voyage will shed new light on pivotal questions concerning the Scandinavians who, 1,000 years…

Summer project: Gislinge II

On the basis of the experience gained during the Gislinge project 2015, the boatbuilders will once again reconstruc…

The special exhibition at the Viking Ship Museum in Roskilde, Denmark, 'In the Wake of the Vikings' - opening 13. November 2015 - is the story about how the five Skuldelev ships have shaped the museum to what it is today: how the remarkable find has been of crucial importance for maritime archaeology in Denmark and been the driving force behind far-reaching archaeological experiments within reconstruction and sailing.

In the Wake of the Vikings - Special exhibition

The special exhibition 'In the Wake of the Vikings' is the story about how the five Skuldelev ships have shaped the…