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Address: Huk Aveny 35, Oslo 0287, Norway
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+47 22 13 52 80
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09:00 - 18:00
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Sun - Sat 09:00 - 18:00
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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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Cool piece of history

This was a really interesting museum if you want to learn about how the vikings lived. The ships themselves are smaller than I expected they would be. Its hard to imagine being in... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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Greensboro, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

This was a really interesting museum if you want to learn about how the vikings lived. The ships themselves are smaller than I expected they would be. Its hard to imagine being in the ocean in a ship like those. You really get to see how ornate some of the wood relics are. It's not a huge museum but it... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

It's an ok museum, but it doesn't take you more than 30 minutes to see it all, so it's a little bit expencive for so little i think.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Found on Bygday Peninsula. If you buy an Oslo Pass you can take the bus, free, to the museum (Bus 30). Or, better yet, take the morning fjord cruise. Before docking at port the ship stops at the peninsula to drop off people who want to visit the museums. Built around 890 AD the Gokstad ship was discovered by area... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Good to be there and see how people in that time they do it, Highly recommended to visit during your stay in Oslo !!!

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This is one of the museums amongst the museum clusters in Bygdøy. If you are on the Oslo Pass, you'd definitely want to give this place a visit. The museum is not the biggest, but it has a good collection of actual Viking vessels and artefacts from that era. You can learn a great deal about the legendary Vikings if... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Basicly this museum is about watching a boat...a vikings boat. Frankly there is not much more to see....

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We visited as we did not know where else to go. The Viking ships are beautifully preserved. You will have plenty to learn about the history of the viking ship if you have an hour or two to spare.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Lots of historical exhibits and information about the Vikings. The ships on display are original and restored.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Only reason for the three star review is how small the museum is. There really isn't much to see, unless your read every bit of information there, you could be in and out in 30 minutes, which to me is the kind of heritage museum that should be free entry, as many are. I believe they are going to be... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I would say this is a 'must do' if you're visiting Oslo as it's fascinating to see such well-preserved Viking ships. It's not a place that will take up too much time, probably no more than an hour. It's been so well thought-out and presented, enabling you to view the ships from above and really get a sense of their... More 

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