The Viking Ship Museum in Roskilde, Denmark


Opening hours

Monday to Sunday

10.00 - 17.00

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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.

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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

Crafts and Vikings Festival 15th - 16th August 2015

Meet Vikings - Nordic craftwork - fire and flames - Viking traders - build your own boat - modelboat race - sailing…

Try your hand at boatbuilding

Right now, you can have a taste of boatbuilding life and work with axes, drills and many other exciting tools from …

1,000 years of boatbuilding – course 30th August 2015

The Viking Ship Museum in Roskilde is holding a course in boatbuilding, where those interested can work with oak, …

The Viking ship that couldn’t sail is headed for Roskilde

The first reconstruction of the Norwegian Oseberg Ship sank in just 20 seconds during its first test-sailing in 198…

Join us for an evening sailing

Enjoy a special high summers evening on the fjord, with oars and square sail - and the scent of wood tar in your no…

Special theme weeks at the Viking Ship Museum

During the summer, there will be weeks with special themes at the Viking Ship Museum, where we focus on the fascina…

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…

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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