Numerous educational institutions recommend us, including oxford university, michigan state university, and university of minnesota. The audience is visitors to the museum, but also users who want to experience. Page find a cruise viking ocean cruises find your perfect cruise with viking. The viking museum shop after gawking at the spectacular viking ships this was my favorite museum in oslo, bring home some irresistible viking souvenirs. The norwegian capital is wellknown for its museums. See the worlds best preserved viking ships up close. The ship rom discovered became known as the oseberg ship, and it is the centerpiece of the viking museum in oslo. Complete overview of the advantages included in the card.
The adventure film the vikings alive is screened throughout the day on the ceilings and wall inside the museum. Enjoy being picked up by the pier by your private bus and guide and head out to holmenkollen on full monty of oslo, or stretch your legs and take the tram to the viking ship museum on a walking tour. Save time and money with our best price guarantee make the most of your visit to oslo. Experience the bestpreserved viking ships in the world and unique burial artefacts from boat graves around the oslo. Viking ships were marine vessels of unique structure, built by the vikings during the viking age the boattypes were quite varied, depending on what the ship was intended for, but they were generally characterized as being slender and flexible boats, with symmetrical ends with true keel.
The tune ship is of the karve, a small type of longship with broad hull. Finds from these excavations, including whole ships, are on display in oslo. Without this crucial advance in ship technology, the vikings would never have. A tour of the viking ship museum, oslo, norway including. Mythical ships, dating back an incredible onethousand years are there to take you back in time to the treacherous seas of viking kings. Oslo two of norways greatest cultural treasures, the preserved viking. Modeled after the university of oslo hall where the nobel peace prize is awarded, the aura can seat half of the ship s guests at once, with floortoceiling windows offering 270degree views. English translation by katherine john dreyers forlag oslo, norway wikipedia citation please see wikipedias template documentation for further citation fields that may be required. The viking ship museum tops the wish lists of many visitors.
Enjoy this collection of big ships and little boats from modern days. All the viking ships at our museum were ocean going vessels before they were hauled onto land to be used in burial rituals for their wealthy owners. Viking ship museum vikings norwegian history oslo norway. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders. Book your viking ship museum tickets online and skiptheline. Norways viking ships defied time, but tourism may be a fiercer foe. Rome2rio makes travelling from oslo central station to viking ship museum easy. The oslo pass gives free entrance to oslo s museums. Apr 3, 2020 come face to face with some of the worlds greatest viking treasures. Visit the museum shop to find books, gifts and souvenirs related to your. Huk aveny 35, 0287 oslo, norway, 0287 the viking ship museum contact number. Enjoy the new film experience that will take you along the life and adventures of a viking ship. Viking ship museum oslo project gutenberg selfpublishing. In the burial mounds, archeologists unearthed sceletons, beautiful wood carvings and a diverse range of artifacts from the fascinating world of the vikings.
Learn about the lives and adventures of the vikings with an admission ticket to the viking ship museum in oslo. Right next to the viking ship museum is the norwegian folk museum. As well as including wellknown vessels such as the spectacular shipburials from gokstad and oseberg in southern norway, viking ships introduces the newlyconserved roskilde 6 ship from denmark. We recommend booking viking ship museum tours ahead of time to secure your spot. The viking ship museum at bygdoy serves as the dock for three original viking ships. It is currently on display at the viking ship museum in oslo, norway.
Apr 8, 2016 from ancient days norwegian ships have conquered the seas and sought out new lands. The other two are the fram polar ship museum and the kon tiki museum. Bring your passport and embark on a journey through oslo s city center, strolling past iconic sites like the opera house, visit the famous viking ship museum, and more when you book this epic four hour excursion in oslo. The viking ship museum is temporarily closed as a measure against the spread of coronavirus. This ship is commonly acknowledged to be among the finer artifacts to have survived from the viking era. And then, in 1904, the third and last of the classic viking ships was uncovered the oseberg ship. Viking ship museum can be crowded, so we recommend booking etickets ahead of time to secure your spot. Here, the three preserved viking ships found in norway oseberg, tune and gokstad are exhibited. The tours take place within the museums opening hours and are conducted by the museums guides, who are either archaeology or history students. Viking ships in oslo, the by thorleif sjovold paperback. Shore excursions in oslo book oslo shore excursion. Check out our guide on viking ship museum in oslo so you can immerse yourself in what oslo has to offer before you go. Its possible to book several guides at the same time for larger groups. To get to the museum from central oslo you can take a ferry across but this only runes from the end of march so we took the no.
The gokstad ship is a 9thcentury viking ship found in a burial mound at gokstad in sandar, sandefjord, vestfold, norway. Bracelet viking wolves based on the threads on the viking dragon ship of oseberg 9th century. Viking history, culture, and tradition the viking period. Find all the transport options for your trip from oslo central station to viking ship museum right here. Viking ship museum oslo all you need to know before. The viking ship museum and historical museum admission. The bestpreserved viking ships in existence, each contained a wealth of material, both decorative and utilitarian, dating back up to 1200 years. We have also been recommended for educational use by the following publications. At the viking ship museum are finds from the burials from tune, gokstad and oseberg. The shop has a wide range of goods related to the viking era. A digital portal to the viking age, the viking planet offers a variety of unique experiences based on the viking heritage of norway, more than a. Take the chance to really see the city during the hours you are in the city. The cultural history museum in oslo is a research museum with extensive activities.
Youll only find historically accurate, hornless viking helmets here. Tripadvisor the viking ship museum and historical museum. Discovered in viking tombs around the oslo fjords between 1860 and 1904, the boats are the bestpreserved viking ships ever found. Celeste ng, ann patchett, min jin lee and others on the books that. Viking ships are specially designed to navigate the worlds great rivers and provide convenient daily access to a plethora of destinations and experiences. Centrally placed on the ship were the skeletons of two women whose remains had been placed in a specially built wooden tent. It is part of the museum of cultural history of the university of oslo, and houses archaeological finds from tune, gokstad sandefjord, oseberg tonsberg and the borre mound cemetery. The oseberg ship on display at the viking ship museum, oslo, norway. The viking ships in oslo by sjovold, thorleif and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at. Rome2rio is a doortodoor travel information and booking engine, helping you get to and from any location in the world.
I took a trip down to find out why its one of oslo s top museums. Viking ship museum oslo, norway history museum, landmark. Once we have taken in the sights at bygdoy, we will return towards the city center on a scenic drive complete with harbor front views by the city hall. Despite their long internment, the wooden ships have been painstakingly put back together and are amazingly almost complete. See all 23 viking ship museum tickets and tours on tripadvisor. If you book with tripadvisor, you can cancel up to 24 hours before your tour starts for a full refund. All these three ships may now be seen in the viking ship hall at bygday in oslo, and we hope that this booklet may provide an answer to more of the questions likely to be asked by the visitor to this exhibition. The viking ship museum, oslo, norway in 2020 vikings. It is part of the museum of cultural history of the university of oslo, and houses three viking era burial ships that were found as part of archaeological finds from tune, gokstad, oseberg and the borre mound cemetery. Book your stay and transportation now the viking ship museum.
After ten years of planning, building, and training, the ship named hjemkomst sailed from duluth, minnesota, to oslo, norway. Set on oslos bygdoy peninsula, the viking ship museum vikingskipshuset houses an extensive collection of vikingera artifacts discovered around oslo fjord. See all 20 viking ship museum tours on tripadvisor. Viking ship museum oslo updated march 2020 top tips.
Vikingskipshuset viking ship museum in oslo attraction. The viking ship museum shows discoveries from the gokstad. The bow and stern of a drakkar are decorated with an intricate. The viking ship museum join us for a 360degree tour of our viking ships now you can experience the viking ships oseberg, gokstad and tune and the fourth wing digitally from your mobile phone or computer. May 20, 2019 the historical museum in oslo houses a new viking exhibition, vikingr, containing exquisite objects from the norwegian viking age. If you book with tripadvisor, you can cancel at least 24 hours before the start date of your tour for a full refund. The ships were used as burial ships and many of the objects found are on display. This product is unavailable to book via tripadvisor. The oseberg find the gokstad find the tune ship the borre find. Viking ship museum vikingskipshuset oslo book tickets. The viking ship is one of the most iconic images of the viking age.
Experience the bestpreserved viking ships in the world and unique burial artefacts from boat graves around the oslo fjord. Oslo central station to viking ship museum 4 ways to. At over years old, the viking ship museum, oslo houses viking boats and artifacts from the peak of viking marine engineering. Successfully having raided the city centre of oslo for the most famous sights, youll have gotten in touch with your inner viking, becoming a little more norwegian than when you first arrived in oslo. The museum is best known for its viking ships, which have been painstakingly reconstructed and elegantly displayed in pristine white galleries. Viking ship museum oslo 2020 all you need to know before. The 9thcentury viking longboats were unearthed in southern norway after centuries buried in peat. Feb 25, 2020 day 10 the viking ship museum houses three ships found in large burial mounds in the oslo fjord region. Do you want to know the entry ticket price for the viking ship museum. The museum features several objects that were found. The viking ships in oslo book ancient history encyclopedia. The discovery of the tune ship in 1867 and the gokstad ship in 1880 meant a tremendous advance. Additionally, the viking age display includes sledges, beds, a horse cart, wood carving, tent components, buckets and other grave goods. The viking ships in oslo book download thorleif sjovold download the viking ships in oslo search, compare and book accommodation in norway.
Experience the viking culture norways top viking attractions. A great small museum containing three preserved viking ships and some viking items. A fascinating study of viking ships which the norsemen of the time used on the most daring seafaring adventures. Surging tourist numbers their display in the viking ship museum in oslo was meant to accommodate 40,000 visitors annually, but gets more than 500,000 have brought dust, vibrations and. Viking ship museum oslo all you need to know before you. The ships were built between 800 and 900, and were excavated in the late 1800s and early 1900s. The viking age, from 8001100 ad, was the age of the sleek, speedy longships.
Norways viking ships defied time, but tourism may be a. The viking ship museum houses the viking ships from the founds of oseberg, gokstad and tune. The worlds oldest viking ship is on display at the viking ship museum in oslo, along with many other artifacts from the era. Vikingskipshuset pa bygdoy is located at bygdoy in oslo, norway. Vikingskipshuset pa bygdoy is located on the bygdoy peninsula in oslo, norway. Oseberg ship and gokstad ship, oslo, norway by nordfjall viking. Another mustsee is the viking ship museum on the bygdoy peninsula just outside oslos city centre. We do not use stock photos, the picture displayed is of the actual book for sale. However, formatting rules can vary widely between applications and fields of interest or study. View three actual viking ships, the soeberg, the gokstad, and the tune, and learn more about their history at viking ship museum. This audioguide app is presented in multiple languages and have support for ibeacons. Skiptheline with a prepaid entrance ticket and see ships that were built over 1,000 years ago.
This tour ends at the viking ship museum so guests may continue to enjoy the museum or continue to museums nearby. Our shore excursions in oslo will show you the most important sights and. Visit viking ship museum on your trip to oslo or norway. The oseberg ship from around 820 ad, the gokstad ship from 890 ad and the tune ship from 900 ad. Norwegian vikings traders and warriors official travel guide. The main attractions at the viking ship museum are the oseberg ship, gokstad ship and tune ship. Much detail about the ships which have been found buried in norway. The viking ship museum offers guided tours in danish, english and russian. Nov 24, 2017 the viking ship museum is one of three norwegian ship museums in oslo.
Viking ships were built by the scandinavians during the viking age c. In 19, it was proposed that a museum be built in oslo to house the three viking ships, which were all in temporary. The viking ship museum museum of cultural history uio. Watch an informative film to learn about the worlds three bestpreserved viking ships and hear stories about sailing the norwegian fjords. Robert asp dreamed of building and sailing a viking ship as a way to. The viking ship museum in oslo here, you can walk around the worlds best preserved viking vessels and smell the scent of the tar of the oseberg ship, the gokstad ship, and the tune ship. Displays give information on how they were found and preserved. Journeys of the great explorers showcases voyages of 30 famous explorers encompassing almost 2, 500 years of exploration. One of the woman was in her eighties ii and this was reflected in the condition of her bones which showed that she had suffered badly from arthritis. Two of them are extremely well preserved, and are beautiful and impressive. All these three ships may now be seen in the viking ship hall at bygday in oslo, and we hope that this booklet may provide an answer to more of.1223 627 394 434 136 193 951 835 1526 1427 1465 1432 468 1550 1264 796 1398 1514 1163 238 925 643 319 227 515 1218 1016 33 1313 128