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Easter 2017: Sand drawings at the Viking Ship Museum

From the 8th - 17th of April The Viking Ship Museum invites both children and adults to create sand drawings, inspi…

Werner Karrasch - photographs 1991 – 2016

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

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…

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…

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…

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…

Rare underwater find of Mesolithic settlement

Maritime archaeologists from the Viking Ship Museum in Roskilde have found an 8,000 year old settlement under 5m of…

2013: Maritime Networks and Urbanism in the Early Medieval World

11.-12. April 2013 a two-day conference held at the Viking Ship Museum, convened an international research forum to…

2004: Wulfstan's Voyage

Here follows an abstract of the introduction published in the proceedings of the seminar: Wulfstan's Voyage.