Previous projects

Throughout the years, The Vikingeskibsmuseet's boatyard have completed a wide range of construction projects. The aim is to explore the ships' construction and sailing skills, as part of the experimental archaeological research.

Previously at the Viking Ship Museums Boatyard

2016/17: The Gislinge Boat II

By:Sabine Stubbe Østergaard

During 2015, the Viking Ship Museums boatbuilders built a reconstruction of the Gislinge Boat. A number of question…

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2015: The Gislinge Boat

By:Sabine Stubbe Østergaard

With the Gislinge Boat Project, the Museum aims to expand this dialogue by actively involving the public in these p…

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2013: The Gokstad Boat

By:Sabine Stubbe Østergaard

At the beginning of the 10th century, a 40-50 year old man was buried in a 23.8m long ship at Gokstad, on the Oslo …

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2012: Skjoldungen

By:Sabine Stubbe Østergaard

In 2012, the Viking Ship Museum built Skjoldungen, a reconstruction of Skuldelev 6. We had previously built a recon…

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2010: The new Oseberg Ship

By:Sabine Stubbe Østergaard

The famous Norwegian Viking ship, the Oseberg ship, was built in AD 820, buried in a grave mound 14 years later, an…

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Eel drifter

By:Sabine Stubbe Østergaard

An eel drifter is a clinker-built boat from the beginning of the 1900's. The boat's name is derived from the speci…

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Frederikssund dinghy

By:Sabine Stubbe Østergaard

Boatbuilders Ture M. Møller and Morten Møller Nielsen building a Frederikssund dinghy.

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The small boat from Gokstad

By:Sabine Stubbe Østergaard

Hanus Jensen presents the Gokstad boat and the preliminary work of building the Viking Ship Museum’s eighth reconst…

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Geirfuglen - Faroese 'seksæring'

By:Sabine Stubbe Østergaard

The Viking Ship Museum's boatyard built a Faroese 'seksæring' for the Museum's sailing service.

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Lynæs dinghy

By:Sabine Stubbe Østergaard

Boatbuilder Ture M. Møller and apprentice Erik Jochumsen build a 15 feet Lynæs dinghy.

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Stern boat

By:Sabine Stubbe Østergaard

The dinghy is built of larch with a frame of oak. The keel, stem and stern-frame are made of oak. There are also …

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2006: Frederikssund dinghy

By:Sabine Stubbe Østergaard

Boatbuilders Ture M. Møller and Morten Møller Nielsen building a Frederikssund dinghy.

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Sebbersund dugout boat

By:Sabine Stubbe Østergaard

Boatbuilders Morten Møller and Peter Rasmussen built a reconstruction of a dugout boat found at Sebbersund, north J…

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1905: Frederikssund dinghy

By:Sabine Stubbe Østergaard

Our goal is to be able to build these local fjord dinghys as they would have been built traditionally. This means t…

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Expanded log boat

By:Sabine Stubbe Østergaard

Vessels from the Viking Age were more than just large clinker-built ships with their distinctive stems. There were …

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