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Spring at the Viking Ship Museum

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Every during spring, the Viking Ship Museum offers activities for all ages. Sail out on Roskilde Fjord, meet the…

Full-day cours 'Learn to sail a Viking ship'

The dates for the full-day courses of 2019 has now been set, and you can start booking the sailing experience of a…

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

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…

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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…

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Evening boat trips 2019

Genuine sailing experience in a traditional, Nordic boat with oars, sail - and with the scent of wood tar in the…

Ottar is a reconstruction of Skuldelev 1. The original ship was built in Sognefjord, Western Norway, around the year 1030, while Ottar was built at the Viking Ship Museum in Roskilde in 1999-2000. Ottar can carry about 20 tons, has square sails and a crew

Ottar is sailing to Gotland

Extra efforts are being made to prepare the sea-going Viking ship. This year, the destination is Gotland and nearly…