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Viking Ship Museum

Open Now: 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Open today: 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
The Viking Ship Museum and Historical Museum Admission Ticket
from US$12.59*
The Viking Ship Museum and Historical Museum Admission Ticket
from US$12.59*
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Come face to face with some of the world's greatest Viking treasures! Experience the best-preserved Viking Ships in the world and unique burial artefacts from boat graves around the Oslo Fjord. These ships have been on voyages of the sea before they...more
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Huk Avenue 35, Oslo 0287, Norway
+47 22 13 52 80
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Reviewed yesterday

This great museum houses two Viking ships, which were used as funereal vessels and date back to the 9th century. There are remnants of other old Viking ships, clothes, huts, and gear used for Viking ceremonies and funerals. A realistic computer generated display recreates the...More

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

If only we had started in Oslo I could have appreciated this museum more. The Viking ships and their history are extremely well done. We had just gotten off the 7 hour train from Bergen so were a little too tired to fully enjoy the...More

Thank Kate H
Reviewed yesterday

Excellent display and interpretation of artifacts although I would have like to see some explanation of the boat building process.

Thank Chris M
Reviewed yesterday

One of the highlights during our visit to Scandinavia was to see and learn about the vikings. These boats were so well preserved and restored, and was fascinated to learn they were from burial mounds. The museum is very popular and crowded with tour buses,...More

Thank JROHill32
Reviewed 3 days ago

The museum has some amazing ships. To think that these were build 1000's of years ago is mind blowing. It does put to rest the burning of ships, the rape and pillaging stories. While the museum itself is small, it is full of interesting finds.

Thank K B
Reviewed 3 days ago

It is truly amazing to see how these 1000-year old wooden ships have been excaveted and are displayed in this museum in such a way that you can admire them for yourself. The exhibition about the vikings and their use of these ships is extremely...More

Thank bestregards f
Reviewed 3 days ago

Travelled here and the bus from the city centre with the OsloPass which was quick and easy. The museum itself is quite small but still very interesting to see the Viking ships up close which gives a great perspective as to what it must have...More

Thank Bradley P
Reviewed 4 days ago

What a great museum - small but worth a visit. The museum has done a wonderful job preserving and displaying the boats and other artefacts. Try and go early to hopefully escape loads of tour buses. The museum is small and quickly becomes overcrowded.

Thank akmacca
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Amazing place if you like history. It's incredible how they managed to salvage all the ships and rebuild them.

Thank ted553
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

A well worth trip and a fully loaded museum demonstrating all that is and was Viking. Extremely well laid out exhibits and very informative. Lots of good vantage points to take photos and some great video shots on the walls.

Thank John S
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Suican A
26 February 2018|
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Response from noslomai | Reviewed this property |
You might want to try emailing the museum (mailto:postmottak@khm.uio.no) but I’m afraid the soundtrack may have been recorded solely for the purpose of the animation and may not be made available.
25 December 2017|
Response from BjMOslo_Norway | Reviewed this property |
The first ship was shifted there in 1926, and the final building was finished in 1956. As far as I know a new shifting, whch has been planned for many years now have been skipped for good
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7 November 2017|
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Response from Anette M | Property representative |
Hello! Thanks for getting in touch! The bus leaves to Bygdøy every 10 minutes in front of the city hall! If you want to returbillett a taxi the front people can help you! Very easy! Please feel welcome! All the... More
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