In order to take good care of our guests, we provide good space in the boats. There will be a 2 meters distance between the participants and therefore there will only be space for 9 people in each boat. If you visit the museum in a group, and if you are so close acquaintanceses or family that you do not normally keep distance betweenyou, you can be up to 15 people in a boat.
Oars, rails, seats, life jackets, etc. are washed off between each sailing, and a distance of 2 meters is kept between everyone on board during the entire sailing trip. Unfortunately this means that our employees cannot offer physical assistance with boarding, rowing, etc., and we do not have the opportunity to set sail. Unfortunately, we cannot offer special conditions for people with disabilities: You have to be able to row yourself, and because of the distance requirement, our staff is unable to help guests board the boat.
Sailing trips on Roskilde Fjord
- Climb on board a Viking ship!
Every day from July 4th to August 9thwe offer daily sailing trips from the Museum harbor.
The Museum is the only place in the world where you can experience seeing 1000-year-old Viking ships, and then go directly out to the Museum harbor, where the full-scale reconstructed Viking ships lie moored at the quayside. The Viking Ship Museum invites its guests to take part in unique sailing trips with either Viking ships or traditional Nordic boats, which are the descendants of the Vikings’ ships. Viking ships were originally used for war, trading, fishing and transport during short every day trips or on longer voyages to foreign shores.
From July 4th to August 9th, we row out on Roskilde Fjord everyday with pre-booked corporate groups, school children and international group-visitors – and no doubt we also have an offer that suits you and your group. Take your family or friends with you for a special experience in an historical context, but with modern safety standards.
From July 4th to August 9th we offer daily one-hour sailings. You can buy your ticket as an addition to the entrance ticket from 10:00 o'clock on the day of the sailing. We sell the sailing tickets following the principle 'first-come'..
The Museum’s boat collection of reconstructed Viking ships and other traditional boat types from the North are an integral and active part of our education and outreach program. Our boat builders has built many of the boats at the boatyard and a sailing trip is the perfect way to complete your visit.
Find out more by following the links below or ring our booking office. They will help you arrange the perfect event.
Unique experiences at sea
See the film about sailing with the Viking ship, ‘Kraka Fyr’ on Roskilde Fjord in celebration of ‘Nature Day’ (in Danish language)...
A selection of our sailing trips can be booked in advance.
In addition it is still possible to buy tickets every day (1st May - 30th September) from kl. 10.00 in ticket office at the entrance to the Museum after the first come first served principle. Please note that children under the age of 4 is not allowed aboard the boats.
Experience how it was to be on board a Viking Ship. The Viking Ship Museum offers exclusive sailing trips for companies, associations and other groups from May 1st. to September 30th.