The Viking Ship Museum invites children and adults to join a voyage of discovery around every nook and cranny of the Museum’s exhibitions.
The Viking Ship Museum invites children and adults to join a voyage of discovery around every nook and cranny of the Museum’s exhibitions.

Current at the Viking Ship Museum

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'…

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…

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…

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 …