Viking Ship Museum, Roskilde

4.2
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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  • We took the train (very easy) from Copenhagen. It was an easy walk down to the museum. How they worked to salvage ane then reconstruct the viking ships is amazing. There is a short movie and we took t...  more »
  • I really liked the museum and especially the tour. Our tour guide was one of the boat reconstructors and his story is really passionate. Normally i’m not in to museums, but this made my day!  more »
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  • A beautiful sea side museum dedicated to the Vikings. It has 5 viking ships which were recovered from the sea bed. The museum has a lot of information about the Viking way of life, culture and traditions. There is a free introductory 15 minute movie shown, register at the reception for this. There is a cafe on site as well as outside, and there are boat trips taken out in summer in viking model boats made to the exact scale in exactly the same manner. Totally worth a visit
  • Loved it. Bought 2 viking knives and 2 Mjolner necklaces. The out door area is very interesting, the guys working by hand on the wood are very knowledgeable about Viking builds, tools, ages, and any kind of viking questions i had, i could have listened to them all day. If you like vikings, give this a visit, summer is best i think.
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