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Armed with spears and shields, the trial participants leave the ship by jumping over thegunwale in the forebody of the ship and then run ashore – Fotos: Catherina Sahl.

Knowledge: Viking-Age seaborne military operations

Seaborne military operations were a trademark of Scandinavian Viking warriors. These operations were characterized…

[Translate to english:] Kom med på en unik tur på Roskilde Fjord

Evening boat trips 2020

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

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Unless otherwise stated, the clips have been filmed and edited by the Viking Ship Museum's photographer, Werner Karrasch.
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The Viking Ship Hall has been removed from the list of protected buildings and the five Viking ships can now be secured for the future

Due to expected rising water levels in Roskilde Fjord in the coming future, Denmark's Minister for Culture Mette…

300-year-old ship's rudder discovered during the construction of Kriegers Flak offshore wind farm

During work to prepare the Kriegers Flak area for Vattenfall's new offshore wind farm, several artefacts have been…

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