Winter Holiday activities

In the Danish school holidays from Saturday 10th to Sunday 25th of February, the Viking Ship Museum offers special holiday activities as well as a daily free guided family tour in English at 15:00.

Embark on the special guided family tours focusing on Viking expeditions. The guided family tour in English is based on different tales about the Vikings' warfare and raids, their trade voyages and travel to distant lands. There is no actual sailing included in the guided tours, only through imagination.   

Duration: The Family tours last half an hour and are free for museum visitors.

The Vikings Workshops for children

At our workshop, you can get your hands on history and recreate some of the artefacts the Vikings used 1000 years ago.

In the workshop you can:

  • Sew your own leather pouch - 35 DKK
  • Make amulets of antler and horn - 35 DKK
  • Design jewellery with glass beads - From 4-12 DKK pr. item

Winter Holiday 2018:
Open daily: 10.00 - 17.00
Activities and workshops daily: 10.30 – 16.30. 
All activities take place indoors at the Viking Ship Hall. Some activities require an additional fee.


Children under 18, free admission. Adults 130,00 DKK.
The activities are aimed towards families with children from 5-12 years of age.

Guided tours:
Daily free guided tour in Danish kl. 13.00.                                                                  
Daily free guided tour in English kl. 15.00

The Viking Ship Museum: 
Vindeboder 12, 4000 Roskilde, tlf.: 46 300 200

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By: Rikke Tørnsø Johansen