Norstead Viking Village, L'Anse aux Meadows

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Step into daily Scandinavian life circa 790 CE to 1066 CE with a visit to Norstead Viking Village. This living history site depicts a Viking village or port of trade, complete with a boathouse, chieftain's hall, church, and blacksmith's shop. In the boathouse you'll find a 16 m (54 ft) replica Viking knarr, a merchant ship that sailed from Greenland to Newfoundland in 1998. Throughout the village you'll find enthusiastic and knowledgeable interpreters dressed in period costume who bring the site to life by showcasing how people lived. For example, you can watch demonstrations on knitting and cooking. Use our L'Anse aux Meadows trip planning app to arrange your visit to Norstead Viking Village and other attractions in L'Anse aux Meadows.
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  • The restored Viking village at L’Anse aux Meadows was quite interesting and informative. It is definitely an item for your bucket list. The climate is not very hospitable so dress accordingly.  more »
  • They have done a great job at recreating what the viking settlement would have looked like and how it would have functioned. It gives you an opportunity to see how cozy these sod structures could actu...  more »
  • This small site has a variety of different buildings and areas depicting the life of the vikings. It also offers some stunning views out to sea and the ruggedness of the shoreline. In a number of the ...  more »

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