Viking Ship Museum
Museum type :
Art and History

Established in :
1962

Holidays :
Saturday-Sunday

Visiting Hours :
10.00-17.00

Contact No :
+45 46 300 227

Location :
Roskilde , Denmark

Display Objects :

The museum displays the Viking Age Oseberg ship, Gokstad ship and Tune ship alongside sledges, beds, a (horse) cart, wood carving, tent components, buckets and other grave goods.




Description :

  • The Viking Ship Museum is located at Bygdoy in Oslo, Norway.

  • It is part of the Museum of Cultural History of the University of Oslo, and houses archaeological finds from Tune, Gokstad (Sandefjord), Oseberg (Tonsberg) and the Borre mound cemetery.

  • The museum displays the world's two best-preserved wooden Viking ships built in the 9th century, as well as small boats, sledges, a cart with excellent ornamentation, implements, tools, harness, textiles and household utensils.