Special Exhibition at the Viking Ship Museum 2016: In the Wake of the Vikings
Special Exhibition: In the Wake of the Vikings

Current at the Viking Ship Museum

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…

Boatbuilding course

The Viking Ship Museum invites for a weekend of exploring the Vikings’ boatbuilding techniques and understanding of…

Summer project: Gislinge II

On the basis of the experience gained during the Gislinge project 2015, the boatbuilders will once again reconstruc…

Helge Ask

Evening boat trips 2016

Genuine sailing experience in a traditional, Nordic boat with oars, sail - and with the scent of wood tar in the no…

Helge Ask

Full-day courses 'Learn to sail a Viking ship' in 2016

Great sailing experiences awaits you on the full-day courses 'Learn to sail Viking' in the Viking ships 'Helge Ask'…

The special exhibition at the Viking Ship Museum in Roskilde, Denmark, 'In the Wake of the Vikings' - opening 13. November 2015 - is the story about how the five Skuldelev ships have shaped the museum to what it is today: how the remarkable find has been of crucial importance for maritime archaeology in Denmark and been the driving force behind far-reaching archaeological experiments within reconstruction and sailing.

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…

The unfinished amber amulet was fashioned from a lump of amber the size of a chicken egg. It has been worked and has clear hollow in the middle, where the craftsman began boring a hole, which most likely was intended to go the whole way through the amulet. Photo: Morten Johansen, Viking Ship Museum.

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…