Current at the Viking Ship Museum

Storm warning for Roskilde Fjord

The Viking Ship Museum is on high alert to safeguard and protect the old vikingships.

Werner Karrasch - photographs 1991 – 2016

During 25 years as photographer at the Viking Ship Museum, Werner Karrasch has documented shipbuilding in minute de…

[Translate to english:] 'Viking-Age War Fleets' af museumsinspektør Ph.d. Morten Ravn udkommer 24. oktober 2016

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…

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…

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

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