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A museum for all

Feel the presence of history when you stand before the five original Viking ships that bear witness to war, trade and sea voyages to distant places.
The Viking Ship Museum focuses on the Vikings' maritime craftsmanship and their impressive ships. 
Follow the work in the Boatyard, visit our large boat collection in the Museum Harbour and try your hand at Viking crafts. 

Exciting exhibitions - Films about the Viking ships and Sea Stallion fron Glendalough - Dress as a Viking and imagine yourself back in the Viking Age - Go on board Viking ships - Activities for children - Boatyard - Museum Harbour - Museum Shop with Scandinavian design - Eat New Nordic Viking Food.

Werner Karrasch - photographs 1991 – 2016

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