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Dublinia & the Viking World (Dublin, Ireland)
A heritage centre, located in central Dublin, at the heart of the medieval city. The exhibitions at Dublinia explore life as it was in the medieval city and the world of the Vikings.
Jorvik Viking Centre (Great Britain)
A ‘must-see’ for visitors to the city of York and is one of the most popular visitor attractions in the UK outside London.
Lofotr Viking Museum (Lofotr – Vikingmuseet) (Borg, Norway)
A historical museum based on a reconstruction and archaeological excavation of a Viking chieftain’s village in the North Norwegian archipelago of Lofoten, Norway.
Ribe Viking Centre (Ribe Vikingecenter) (Denmark)
A unique experience and new knowledge about the Viking Age. You can wander round the reconstructed life-size Viking estate, peopled with Vikings with whom you can work and talk.
Ribe Viking Museum (Museet Ribes Vikinger) (Denmark)
Thousands of archeological finds from the excavations show how the vikings lived and traded with Europe. From the year 800 down to the year 1100 the town is fortified several times with big banks.
Viking Museum (Vikingemuseet) (Aarhus, Denmark)
The newly renovated museum tells the story of the Viking Period in Århus and is a part of Moesgård Museum. The museum is located where the archaeologists of Moesgård found Viking houses. A visit in the museum is a tour back in time.
Viking Museum at Ladby (Vikingemuseet Ladby) (Denmark)
The central “artefact” of the Viking Museum is the unique Viking ship grave, the only one in Denmark and the only one in the world that is exhibited on its original site. The museum career of the ship grave began in 1937, when the reconstructed burial mound, actually an arched concrete building, was dedicated.
Viking Museum Foteviken (Fotevikens Museum) (Sweden)
The Viking Reserve of Foteviken is a unique institution. Here researchers, antiquarians and Viking re-enactors are working together, developing and establishing a settlement from the late Viking Age and early Middle ages.
Viking Museum Haithabu (Wikinger-Museum Haithabu) (Germany)
A museum near the site of Hedeby, a former medieval city in Schleswig-Holstein, Germany focusing on the Viking Age history of the region. The museum features reconstructions of various Viking Age dwellings, ships, and houses numerous artifacts discovered during the ongoing archaeological research of the area.
Viking Ship Museum (Vikingeskebs Museet) (Roskilde, Denmark)
Danish national museum for ships, seafaring and boatbuilding in the prehistoric and medieval period.
Viking Ship Museum (Vikingskipshuset) (Oslo, Norway)
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.