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Transport yourself back to the age of the Vikings at Viking Ship Museum. View archeological treasures and exhibits dedicated to the ancient craft of boat building, and learn more about Viking life and history. Don't miss the five traditional vessels that were recovered, restored, and are now moored in the shipyards outside. Stop by one of the demonstrations that occur throughout the day, including rope making, basketry, boat building, and cooking. The museum location offers great views of the fjord. Take a look at our Roskilde online day trip planner to schedule your visit to Viking Ship Museum and learn about what else to see and do during your holiday.
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Viking Ship Museum reviews
The viking ship museum is probably best visited in the summer for the full experience as in the winter the outdoor exhibits are covered up and the boats are not on the water, however the museum is...
The viking ship museum is probably best visited in the summer for the full experience as in the winter the outdoor exhibits are covered up and the boats are not on the water, however the museum is... more »
Visited in February and really not much to see. Very disappointed. Could not see outdoor boats as covered up. Nothing was open outside. Inside it was very expensive for what there was. Took us 30...
Visited in February and really not much to see. Very disappointed. Could not see outdoor boats as covered up. Nothing was open outside. Inside it was very expensive for what there was. Took us 30... more »
What a fantastic day out. The Viking Ship Museum was brilliant, staff were friendly and happy to answer any questions. It's good for the whole family. There is a little workshop with tools and wood. Kids can make their own boats and try them out in a designated pool to test them 😊. We went on a Sunday, which was very quiet. The little cafe was open which was lovely. So glad we made this museum one of our stops on our weekends away in Copenhagen. It was only a 35min train journey, reasonably priced and a regular service. A definite must for people that like Viking History ☺️.
A really nice, and informative museum. It is not just display of the old viking ships but also, the workshop where you can build something yourself or watch as works are being done, the very knowledgeable staff who are friendly and ready to answer your questions and all the little details that provide you with a really idea of how things were. I really enjoyed it and would totally recommend this museum be it for young ones or adults. Around the museum area, there is a restaurant but also area where you can lid on the grass and have a nice view of the water
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