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.

The construction of a Gislinge boat for 'Scout's Jamboree 2022' began at the shipyard in the spring and now the boat is almost ready. In week 30, the boat will be moved to the Scouts' Camp in Hedeland, where it will be part of the camp's activity program.

Summer season at the boatyard

Published 14th Jul 2022

There is always a lot to experience when visiting the Viking Ship Museum's boatyard and this high-season is no…

With private donations, financing is now in place to secure the five Viking ships in Roskilde for posterity.

Large donations ensure a safe and future-proof home for Roskilde’s Viking ships

Published 23th Jun 2022

With private donations totalling 135 million kroner from VILLUM FONDEN, Augustinus Fonden and Aage og Johanne…

Launch of a new Viking ship May 7th 2022

Come and join us for the launch of a new Viking ship

Published 26th Apr 2022

Come and join us for a day of celebration at the Viking Ship Museum boatyard on Saturday May 7th.

Launch of a new Viking ship May 7th 2022

Skuldelev 3 revisited: a window to the past

Published 24th Apr 2022

The new reconstruction of Skuldelev 3 has already provided many new insights on Viking Age boatbuilding during the…