The Viking Ship Museum in Roskilde, Denmark


Opening hours

Monday to Sunday

10.00 - 16.00

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Opening hours in Café Knarr

Café Knarr is open daily:
11:00 - 16:00

Our kitchen is open:
11:30  - 15:30


Use the Sea Stallion in education

The Sea Stallion at the North Sea. Photo: Werner Karrasch

The Sea Stallion’s home page is more than simply an account of a reconstructed Viking ship and its fantastic voyage from Roskilde to Ireland and back.

The homepage contains a vast amount of material that is suitable for use in teaching situations and for learning generally.

» Learn about the Sea Stallion and the Viking Age...

The special exhibition In the Wake of the Vikings 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.

Special Exhibition 'In the Wake of the Vikings' - opening 13. November 2015


Current at the Viking Ship Museum

In the Wake of the Vikings - opening 13. November 2015

The special exhibition 'In the Wake of the Vikings' is the story about how the five Skuldelev ships have shaped the…

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'…

Christmas weekends at the Museum

Experience the maritime Christmas spirit at the Viking Ship Museum in Roskilde 28 – 29 November & 5 - 6 December & …

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…

One fire pit, two keel boards and some busy boatbuilders

There was plenty of heat around the boatyard as the boatbuilders began working with the keel boards for the Gisling…

180 year old oak tree cleaved for the Gislinge Boat planks

The heavy, rhythmic drone of the crash of the mallets against the wedges that slowly work their way deeper into the…

Visit the Viking Ship Museum with children

Are you planning to visit the museum with your children? At the Viking Ship Museum we offer a great experience for …

Gislinge Boat Project - følg byggeriet. #Gislingeboat
Moving pictures - film from the museum
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Vikingeskibsmuseet: Vindeboder 12 . DK-4000 Roskilde | Tlf.: +45 46 300 200 | museum(at) |


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