Current at the Viking Ship Museum

July 24 - 28: Blacksmithing days

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The Viking Ship Museum continues the summer program with blacksmithing days from the 24th - 28th of July.…

15. - 21. July: 1000 years with sails

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Throughout the summer, we highligt the maritime crafts surrounding the Nordic boat. From July 15th - 21st, you can…

The Viking ships have made their mark in the Nordic, maritime culture. Today's Nordic, wooden boats are still being built based on the same tradition as in the Viking Age.

UNESCO ICH Nordic clinker boat nomination

Nomination for the inscription of Nordic Clinker Boat Traditions on UNESCOS Representative List of the Intangible…

In 2016, the Viking ship 'Skjoldungen' conducted an experimental journey along the west coast of Greenland. This year's experimental journey is about 775 nautical miles, from the Sognefjord area in Norway to Roskilde in Denmark. Photo: John Rasmussen

775 nautical miles for the Nordic clinker-building tradition

This summer, Skjoldungen, the Viking Ship Museum’s reconstruction of the smallest of the Viking ships found at…

From 2007 – 2008, Sea Stallion undertook a trial voyage from Roskilde to Dublin and back again. 2,482 sea miles were sailed along Viking Age sailing routes with the aim of testing the reconstruction.

Sea Stallion begins to show its age

15 years doesn’t sound like much of an age but for a Viking ship, which has sailed thousands of sea miles, it’s…

Lærekursus: Designproces og historisk håndværk

Vikingeskibsmuseet og Designmuseum Danmark udbyder i fællesskab et inspirationskursus for lærere, der gerne vil…

Follow the Viking ships on summer voyages 2019

Follow the Viking ships on summer voyages 2019

Every summer a handful of the Museum's ships sail out to gather information about the art of sailing a viking ship.…