News from the Viking Ship Museum

The Viking Ship Museum writes news about current topics we work with at the museum.

Here you can find stories about the boatbuilders' new building projects at the boatyard, the marine archaeologists' excavations and research results as well as information on current exhibitions and activities.

News from is archived by year and can be found by searching in the search box or clicking on the current year in the list under archived news.

Reconstructing a medieval wooden boat in a digital age

Published 20th Sep 2016

By uniting traditional boatbuilding and open source digital media, the Gislinge Boat Open Source Project has…

Trial voyage to shed new light on Viking life in Greenland

Published 28th Jun 2016

This summer, a unique voyage will shed new light on pivotal questions concerning the Scandinavians who, 1,000 years…