The Viking Ship Museum in Roskilde, Denmark


Opening hours

Monday to Sunday

10.00 - 16.00

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The Sea Stallion is online

The Sea Stallion and its 55 crew members have started this years training voyage.

From the moment Sea Stallion casts off the last mooring lines in the Museum harbour on the 5th July and until the ship returns to Roskilde on the 18th July, you can follow the voyage online at the Viking Ship Museum’s website.

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Sail out!

In the Museum harbour there is lots of reconstructed Viking ships and traditional Nordic boats. They are not only for show, You can buy a ticket to an unique experience on Roskilde Fjord and get very close to the boats from the Viking age.

» Come on board...

Until the 1st of October you can experience Project Gislinge Boat at the Viking Ship Museum. Click on the picture to learn more.

Until the 1st of October you can experience Project Gislinge Boat at the Viking Ship Museum. Click on the picture to learn more.


Current at the Viking Ship Museum

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 t…

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 – an open source project

The sound of axes, hammer strokes, and the cleaving of great trunks echoes across the boat yard - The Gislinge Boat…

Embark on special guided family tours

The Viking Ship Museum invites children and adults on exciting voyages through the world of the Vikings!

Full-day courses 'Learn to sail a Viking ship' in 2015

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

See a photo series from Sea Stallion's tour through Berlin

The Viking Ship Museum's photographer, Werner Karrasch, captured the day's big moments with his camera. See a selec…

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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