Since the Viking Ship Museum opened in 1969, numerous books have been published in Danish, English, French, German and Swedish, among them the first seven volumes of the series Ships and Boats of the North as well as the first four volumes of the series Maritime Culture of the North. These two research series in English are externally peer-reviewed. 

In addition to books, from 1993 to 2003 the Viking Ship Museum together with the National Museum of Denmark issued 20 volumes of the Marinarkæologiske Nyhedsbrev fra Roskilde and its international edition, the Maritime Archaeology Newsletter from Roskilde. 

The Viking Ship Museum publishes maritime archaeology reports and experimental archaeology reports. All reports can be downloaded free of charge.  

Finally, the Viking Ship Museum School Service publishes books, leaflets and other educational aids for school children.           

Books published by the Viking Ship Museum and related books from other publishing houses are available from the Museum Shop, located in the Exhibition Hall. It is also possible to view purchases books online, please write to butik(at)