Opening hours and admission 2020

Here you can find the opening hours and admission fees applicable on the day you visit.

The Viking Ship Museum's opening hours

Daily (21/9-2020 - 30/4-2021): 10.00 - 16.00

Closing days: 24, 25 and 31 December 2020.

Due to Covid-19 we will continuously update our opening hours. 

Children and youth

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.

FromTo1. Adult2. AdultStudentAdults in group*
24/230/4115 DKK105 DKK95 DKK95 DKK
1/518/10150 DKK140 DKK115 DKK125 DKK
19/10 - 30/1230/12115 DKK105 DKK95 DKK95 DKK

* Groups: Minimum 25 adults or students.

    Wheelchair accessibility

    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.

    By car

    From Copenhagen: The Viking Ship Museum is located approximately 40 minutes from Copenhagen via Holbækmotorvejen route 21, or 45 minutes via E20. 
    » Find the museum on Google Maps...

    There is a large, free car park by the Museum Island, with parking bays for invalid cars.

    With train

    Most regional trains from Zealand and Inter-City trains from Jutland stop at Roskilde station.
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    By bus 

    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.

    Changing tables
    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. 

    Home-brought food
    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.
    » Read more here...

    Map of the Museum
    » Click here to open af map of the Museum area (pdf)...