Current at the Viking Ship Museum

Climb Aboard - a new exhibition in the Viking Ship Hall

The exhibition takes you to the open sea where the weather changes from calm breeze to storms, thunder and high se…

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

Fun activities for the whole family Saturday 14th – Sunday 22nd October

Falconer and birds of prey

18th – 20th October the falconer visits the Viking Ship Museum

200 year-old-oak to be cleaved at the Viking Ship Museum.

The massive 8 meter long oak log, with a weight of around 8 tons, will be cleaved with mallets, wedges and raw musc…

Delivery of massive oak logs to the Viking Ship Museum’s boatyard

Two 200-year-old oak logs – one of which weighs over 6 tons – will arrive at the Viking Ship Museum’s boatyard on F…

A Viking ship built from 200 year old fleet oak

The construction of a Viking ship requires the best materials - not least the first class oak timber.

Viking-Age War Fleets - A new book by the Viking Ship Museum

Fourth volume of the series Maritime Culture of the North deals with the building and use of ships for warfare in t…