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

Geirfuglen - Faroese 'seksæring'

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

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The small boat from Gokstad

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

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Frederikssund dinghy

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

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Eel drifter

An eel drifter is a clinker-built boat from the beginning of the 1900's.

The boat's name is derived from the…

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2010: The new Oseberg Ship

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

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2012: Skjoldungen

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

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2013: The Gokstad Boat

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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2015: The Gislinge Boat

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

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2016/17: The Gislinge Boat II

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

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Expanded log boat

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

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1905: Frederikssund dinghy

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

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Sebbersund dugout boat

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

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2006: Frederikssund dinghy

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

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Stern boat

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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Lynæs dinghy

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

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