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Address: Huk Aveny 35, Oslo 0287, Norway
Phone Number: +47 22 13 52 80
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The Viking Ship Museum houses best preserved Viking ship in the world....

The Viking Ship Museum houses best preserved Viking ship in the world. These ocean-going vessels were drawn on shore and used at burial ships. The Museum also displays some of the fantastic gifts that were given to the deceased to use in the afterlife.

Closed: 24-26 December; 31 December; 1 January.

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While I was aware that the Vikings were well known seafarers who traveled to and invaded countries in Europe and especially Dublin. It is a two hour flight from Dublin to Oslo... read more

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While I was aware that the Vikings were well known seafarers who traveled to and invaded countries in Europe and especially Dublin. It is a two hour flight from Dublin to Oslo so I could not help reflecting on the time it would take in the Viking Ship on display to complete that journey in all types of weather. They... More 

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Excellent Museum to visit as a family. It doesn't take long to see all of the exhibits, which is great if you are visiting with children.

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Neat to see two large, excavated Viking ships along with some other smaller ones still in pieces along with some other historical finds. Impressive seafaring people! Lots of Norwegian school children visiting when I was there. The ships are much larger than I was expecting them to be. Good place for a taste of the Vikings history. 1.5 hours is... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I was surprised how huge the Viking Long Ships were. The museum is nicely laid out. The gift shop is small but had nice and different items. Seeing the long ships makes you think just how tough the Vikings really were.

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I imagine its quiet because we are visiting in December. This is a nice museum showcasing a few Viking ships that were recovered from several different locations. Nice to check around the exhibit and read up on it. Also has stairs so you can get a higher perspective view in order to snap a better photo as the ships are... More 

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The Viking Ship museum is as significant a historical archive as Carters discovery of the tomb of Tutankhamen. The ships themselves are beautiful and seeing them up close gives a real feeling of the power of these vessels but amazingly the artefacts buried in the ships were just as impressive, giving a real insight into the lives and fascinating culture... More 

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What a great place to visit. An absolute eye opener and lovely to see viking boats in the flesh. Get an oslo pass and you get free entry

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Myself and my partner are interested in local culture so looking at the Viking history museum fits the bill. Lots of interesting artifacts to look at. As a tourist I would deffinatly encourage people to have a look it's not often you get to see a genuine like Viking ship .

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A fascinating insight into the Viking era, with three spectacular boats, and an array of assorted tools, garments and other items from hundreds of years ago. You get a great view from above, to see inside the boats - which are awe-inspiring in their size and detail. Highly recommend a visit.

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There are a number of different ships to see here, all original and some better preserved than others. There is not as much to see as some of the other museums, but it's definitely worth a visit if you have the Oslo Pass and are nearby.

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