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17– 23 July: Making wood-tar from pine

17– 23 July: The Viking Ship Museum will have the fires lit and the public can try their hand at making tar from pi…

7 - 13 August: Use of the boats

Go on board the Viking Ship Museum's Viking ships and participate in activities on board the warship, cargo ship an…

24. -30. July: Work with red-hot iron

The Viking Ship Museum's skilled black smiths shows their special techniques to the museum's guests who can come cl…

Buy your sailing ticket from home

This summer, it is possible to pre-purchase tickets for the 10.30 and 11:00 boat trip on Roskilde Fjord.

Summer theme weeks at the Viking Ship Museum

Throughout the summer the Viking Ship Museum focus on the many different maritime crafts and other special vikinge …

Summer at the Viking Ship Museum

Experience the Viking Age with all your senses! Touch, feel, smell and try: get close to Vikings’ life, craftwork a…

Follow the Viking ships on summer voyages 2017

Every summer a handful of the Museum's ships sail out to gather information about the art of sailing af viking ship…

Join us for an evening sailing

Enjoy a special high summers evening on the fjord, with oars and square sail - and the scent of wood tar in your no…

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.

Workshop in Viking Boatbuilding

How did the Vikings build their boats? That question is at the heart of the Viking Ship Museum’s work, and in 2017 …