Opening hours and entrance fees 2020
Here you can find the opening hours and admission prices that apply on the day you visit. On weekdays you can visit the working boatyard - year round!
RIGHT NOW: Get 50% off on the admission to the museum. The prices in the table below are the normal price without the 50% discount.
The Viking Ship Museum's opening hours
June 27th - August 31st
Monday - Sunday: 10:00 - 17:00
Due to Covid-19 we will continuously update our opening hours.
Children under the age of 18 have free admission to The Viking Ship Museum all year round. Children under 14 only when accompanied by an adult.
|From||To||1. Adult||2. Adult||Student||Adults in group*|
|24/2||30/4||115 DKK||105 DKK||95 DKK||95 DKK|
|1/5||18/10||150 DKK||140 DKK||115 DKK||125 DKK|
|19/10 - 30/12||30/12||115 DKK||105 DKK||95 DKK||95 DKK|
* Groups: Minimum 25 adults or students.
Due to the many steps, there is, unfortunately, limited access to the Viking Ship Hall for wheelchair users.
There is therefore no admission fee to the Museum for guests in wheelchairs and carers have free access to the Museum, on presentation of a valid carer-ID card.
Guide and assistance dogs are of course welcome and wheelchairs are available at the entrance to borrow for your visit.
The Museum Island and the Habour area are accessible with a wheelchair, and there you can find accessible toilets.
There are a limited number of parking space available for disabled visitors to the Museum.
From Copenhagen: The Viking Ship Museum is located approximately 40 minutes from Copenhagen via Holbækmotorvejen route 21, or 45 minutes via E20.
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There is a large, free car park by the Museum Island, with parking bays for invalid cars.
Most regional trains from Zealand and Inter-City trains from Jutland stop at Roskilde station.
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Bus route 203 runs to and from Roskilde station.
» Check departure times at Movia's website (in Danish) ...
Walking from the station takes 20 - 25 minutes.
Toilets are found in the basement of the Viking Ship Hall and at Café Knarr at the Museum Island.
Accessible toilets are located at Café Knarr at the Museum Island.
Baby changing facilities are available by the toilets at the Café Knarrthe Viking Ship Hall.
Strollers must be left outside the Viking Ship Hall. Strollers are welcome on the Museum Island.
It is possible to borrow a stroller - enquire at the Viking Ship Hall or at the Ticket Office on the Museum Island.
Free luggage lockers
In the basement of the Viking Ship Hall, there are lockers for storage of bags, coats, etc. Use of the boxes is free, but requires a 10 DKK deposit.
You are welcome to bring your own food and use the picnic tables on the Museum island or eat on the grass opposite the Viking Ship Hall.
Dogs are welcome in the Museum's outdoor areas but are not permitted in the Viking Ship Hall.
Photography at the Viking Ship Museum
Guests are very welcome to take photographs in the Museum unless otherwise indicated. Hand-held cameras fitted with a normal flash may be used.
All photographs of the Viking ship Museum’s ships, whatever the shooting place/location, are subject to the same conditions as photography at the Viking Ship Museum.
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Map of the Museum
» Click here to open af map of the Museum area (pdf)...
A selection of our sailing trips can be booked in advance.
In addition it is still possible to buy tickets every day (1st May - 30th September) from kl. 10.00 in ticket office at the entrance to the Museum after the first come first served principle. Please note that children under the age of 4 is not allowed aboard the boats.
Café Knarr at the Museum Island
Freshly made sandwiches and salads, delicious lunch dishes, homemade cakes, ice cream, tea, coffee and organic soft drinks and beer.
Opening hours June 27th - August 31st:
Monday - Thursday: 10.00 - 17.00
The kitchen is open from 12.00 - 16.30
Friday - Sunday: 10.00 - 21.00
The kitchen is open from 10.00 - 20.30