Viking Ship Museum, Roskilde

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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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  • Visit very diversion to go above all with children, is a very interactive museum where not only will learn millions of things about the history of the Vikings, but also you can try many experiences related to them (as well as hop on a typical boat Viking) as well as take crafts made there.
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  • Let's see, a fan of the series, Vikings and the Viking metal was going with expectations fairly more large and just a little disappointed. The February, the shipyard was parado(hielo y frio), vessels covered with tarps to protect them from weather and virtually nothing you could not see. Inside the Museum has 4 very basic things, you stay with the desire for more, you know little, vents it you in a pas pis. That Yes, you can dress like Viking and do you some pictures well cool with a few drakkar more false than judas, is very well if you go with children so they make crafts and will dress, but it is dispensable. The souvenir shop is quite well and to be Denmark, the prices are quite moderate.
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  • Easy train from Cph, but then a bit of a hike. Worth it, though, to see a real viking ship and the finds in the museum. We went in winter, so couldn't see the ships outside, but the ship inside was gr...  more »
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  • This museum provides you with a really cool experience in Viking history! The staff was very courteous and helpful and also joked and made light about one of the Viking ships that had been stuck on a sandbar waiting rescue. However everyone showed great sense of humor about it! Which I see I clearly display this aspect of my Danish heritage on a daily basis. However, I’m just glad I wasn’t on the ship! No worries they all came back;) If anyone is looking for a fun museum this one will not disappoint! Amazing artifacts, unbelievable Viking ship display and if your feeling up to the challenge; you can go out exploring on a Viking ship, watch for the sandbars;) Great staff, great museum and great memories!!
  • It was a dream! Old ships, practically intact, traditional workshops outside so children (and adults) could try to emulate this ancient civilization... and the best beer ever in a bar next to the museum from a local microbrewery. The museum shop was full of the coolest gifts ever. A must see if you go to Denmark. The train takes you there just fine and the walk from the train station to the museum prepares you to the magic of being in the first capital of Denmark. I always recommend the guided visits because there are full of fun facts... and serious facts too! Enjoy.
  • Friendly helpful staff. The information about the replica Viking ships built with traditional methods is great. Some general Viking information. Watching tje craftsmen in the workshop is interesting.
  • This place is really amazing. We took our four active boys there and they had so much fun. Lunch at the cafe that serves authentic Viking recipes was beautiful and the short film about the museum was just the right length to hold their attention so they knew what they were looking at. But they play area with the dress up and Vikings boats was just the best. Highly recommend this place!
  • Great work on experimental archeology! The reconstruction looks amazing and the thematic content of viking culture was arranged neatly. The augmented reality of sailing with viking ships also feels great. It is a shame for not being able to be here at summer for sailing with the reconstructed viking ship.
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