The Viking Ship Museum

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  • Address: Huk Aveny 35, 0287 Oslo, Norway, 0287
  • Timings: 09:00 am - 06:00 pm Details
  • Phone: +47-22851900
  • Ticket Price: 40 NOK
  • Time Required: 01:30 Hrs
  • Tags: Museum, Family And Kids, Landmarks, Social, Arts, Museums

The Viking Ship Museum - Review

Containing some of the world’s most well preserved Viking artefacts, this museum mainly exhibits Viking ships from Gokstad, Oseberg and Tune. The magnificent vessels, built in the 9th century, were used for both ocean crossings and burial rituals. Of great interest are the gifts given to the deceased. Also on display are sledges, beds, wood carvings, grave goods and buckets. The main attraction here is the Oseberg Ship, excavated from a burial mound in Tonsberg. The museum may look small, but it’s packed a lot of goodies into a very small space. Also, visit the popular attractions in the city by following Oslo Itinerary 2 Days.

The Viking Ship Museum Information

  • Parking is behind the museum. It is free in winter.

The Viking Ship Museum Ticket Prices

  • Adults NOK 80
  • Children under 18 Free
  • Students/seniors NOK 50
  • The ticket price also covers entry into the Historical Museum

How To reach The Viking Ship Museum by Public Transport

  • Bus no 30 stop Vikingskipshuset

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  • The Viking Ship Museum Address: Huk Aveny 35, 0287 Oslo, Norway, 0287
  • The Viking Ship Museum Contact Number: +47-22851900
  • The Viking Ship Museum Timing: 09:00 am - 06:00 pm
  • The Viking Ship Museum Price: 40 NOK
  • Best time to visit The Viking Ship Museum(preferred time): 10:00 am - 03:00 pm
  • Time required to visit The Viking Ship Museum: 01:30 Hrs
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  • 81.72% of people start their The Viking Ship Museum visit around 09 AM - 10 AM

  • People usually take around 1 Hr 30 Minutes to see The Viking Ship Museum

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The Viking Ship Museum, Oslo Reviews

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  • Amazing to see the Viking ships, they are beautifully detailed and preserved. The sleds, carts, and fabrics are wonderfully decorated and preserved. It was great to see these items in person and have a glimpse into this part of the Viking history. I would recommend this museum to anyone interested in the Vikings. Be aware there is no A/C so don't visit on a hot day.

  • Great museum with loads to see. Takes a little bit of a walk to get to from the other museums just off the Fjords but definitely worth it. Has a great film shown over the wreckage. Staircases lead up to platforms to give you a view over the top of the ships. Lots of detail. You need to spend a good amount of time here to truly appreciate everything.

  • Not a huge museum, but definitely plenty of neat viking history and artifacts. The boats were amazing and I am glad I watched the short little cartoon they display on one of the rooms. The video is well done and helped me really get into the mindset of what the era of the vikings must have been like. Worth a good hour of browsing, especially for the reasonable price

  • You will see grave ships that have been well preserved through time. These are where the vikings are famous for so visiting this museum is a must. They have a video presentation that is showing every 15 mins or less (I guess) depicting how were the lives of the vikings in the old times. It's artistically made and nice sound background. Visiting this museum made my visit in Norway complete.

  • I was surprised how much I enjoyed this museum. Just small enough that you can take in absolutely everything without ADD kicking in. The ships were amazing to see, and the details provided really added to them. Nice gift shop. Free lockers out front.

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