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Viking Ship Museum

Open today: 10:00 - 17:00
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Warships await you at the Viking Ship Museum. Don't worry, they won't open fire. This museum is dedicated to education about boat building, archaeology and Viking life. It's a favorite among kids, and visitors of all ages can take to the water in...more
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
Vindeboder 12, Roskilde 4000, Denmark
+45 46 30 02 00
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Interesting museum with life size models of the original viking wrecks from fragments found in the sea. There is also a really cool 'experience room' where you can sit on part of a viking ship and the wall projections make it seem like you are...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Reviewed 6 days ago

One of the must visit museum in Denmark, Staffs are so kind in elaborating the details of the viking ships and the museum.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank joanjustin
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a small museum that holds 5 viking ships. There is general information about vikings in the museum, which I found interesting, but I wish there were more information on the ships themselves. The museum wasn't crowded, which I enjoyed. It is a walking...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Maja H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Seeing real, 1000 year old viking ships was amazing. The staff was awesome, thoughtfully laid out museum right on the water. Cafe and crafts plus you are a short walk from the city center that has everything. It is well worth the time. You will...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank WadeR599
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It is so amazing how they excavate, put into pieces and preserved the wreckages of the viking ships... They also have a room that you can mimic riding their ship, wear costume and take pictures... The view inside and outside the museum is fantastic...

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Vacationer79670
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wonderful yet secluded location - this is a must see if you want to know more about the Vikings and they also provide costumes for photo taking (waiting time though so we did not wait). Nevertheless, very informative for visitors and truly enjoy the souvenirs...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank BelovedBell
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The museum was closed when we arrived but we really enjoyed walking into boat shops and seeing the the very skilled boat builders using hand tools like the Vikings used to use. I would highly recommend people visit this area if they are coming to...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Kathy P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This place is part of the nearby tour from Copenhagen ( Kronborg,...). It’s good for young kids as it has a few activities for them to play with. The view was beautiful. The outdoor displays of Viking ships were great for my young son. He...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The wiking museum, the museums island with handy craft at that time and the yacht Harbour is incredible

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank hannechristensen2018
Reviewed 10 February 2019

We visited this museum in February and so wasn't able to go onto the fjord but will be back. The ships are amazing and also the workshop is so impressive.

Date of experience: February 2019
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13 August 2018|
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Response from Rikke_Johansen | Property representative |
Hello - yes you can. All instruction will be given in English. A 'normal' boattrip has many different nationalities - and they always work very good together! Sincerely, Rikke
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7 May 2018|
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Response from Rikke_Johansen | Property representative |
Hello Nilmini - Thank you for your inquiry. The boat tours of the Viking Ship Museum are completely dependent on the weather - especially wind - and in Denmark there may be a big difference from one week to the next - and... More
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5 March 2018|
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Response from Rikke_Johansen | Property representative |
Hi Carole! Well - the trains can be busy - but mostly the first days - Friday 29th and Saturday 30th of June and Saturday the 7th of July when all the festival crowd returns to Copenhagen, the trains can be crowded... More
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