Every year the Viking Ship Museums is visited by 130,000 guests. No less than 70% of these come from abroad and 20,000 school children leave their class rooms to visit the museum annually. They receive an experience worth three stars according to Michelin Guide.
The Viking Ship Museum is both a museum, a research institution and an active boatyard. On the basis of the discovery of five Viking ships in Roskilde Fjord, the museum present the Vikings’ maritime culture, their shipping, ship building, craftsmanship, voyages, trade and the significance of the ships for Viking society. Both indoors in the Viking Ship Hall, which contains the five Skuldelev ships, and outdoors in the workshops and at the boatyard, the story is told of the museum’s archaeological, historical and practical work with the ships.
Roskilde Tourist Office
Telephon: +45 46 31 65 65
23. June – 31. August: 10:00 – 17:00.
1. September – 22. June: 10:00 – 16:00