A museum for all

Feel the presence of history when you stand before the five original Viking ships that bear witness to war, trade and sea voyages to distant places.
The Viking Ship Museum focuses on the Vikings' maritime craftsmanship and their impressive ships. 
Follow the work in the Boatyard, visit our large boat collection in the Museum Harbour and try your hand at Viking crafts. 

Exciting exhibitions - Films about the Viking ships and Sea Stallion fron Glendalough - Go on board Viking ships - Activities for children - Boatyard - Museum Harbour - Museum Shop with Scandinavian design - Eat New Nordic Viking Food.

[Translate to english:] Kom med på en unik tur på Roskilde Fjord

Evening boat trips 2020

Genuine sailing experience in a traditional, Nordic boat with oars, sail - and with the scent of wood tar in the…

New course: 'Fish and eat'

The Viking Ship Museum offers a new course in Viking Age fishing, where you will have the opportunity to try out…

Full day course: Learn to sail a Viking ship

The full-day course takes you out on Roskilde Fjord in a Viking ship and gives you an insight into the very special…

Climb Aboard - a new exhibition in the Viking Ship Hall

The exhibition takes you to the open sea where the weather changes from calm breeze to storms, thunder and high…