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The Viking Ship Museum helps journalists from all over the World with questions about Viking ships, experimental archeology and maritime crafts.

Our employees are experts in life around the sea from the Stone Age to present day, and our craftsmen have a high level of knowledge about traditional maritime craft such as boatbuilding, rope making, sail making, sailing and forging.

The Viking Ship Museum also has associated professional sailors who like to tell about the use of the boats.

Call or write to the museum's press team, and we'll help you find the right expert for your story.

Latest press releases

Viking Ship Museum receives support for ‘The clinker-built, open boat’ project

Nordea-fonden has given 1 million kroner to a two-year project intended to increase interest in traditional working…

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 Bo…

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The Viking Ship Museum Press team publishes press releases about the Viking Ship Museum's research, archaeological work and other activities.

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Latest news

Evening boat trips 2018 (kopi 1)

Genuine sailing experience in a traditional, Nordic boat with oars, sail - and with the scent of wood tar in the no…

Café Knarr offers a spring brunch-buffet

Summer is just around the corner and for the occasion our Café Knarr presents a very special treats. Every weekend …

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Films from the Viking Ship Museum

Watch film from the Viking Ship Museum and get an impression of the activities that take place here.

Unless otherwise stated, the clips have been filmed and edited by the Viking Ship Museum's photographer, Werner Karrasch.
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