Birka, The Viking City

Local nameBirkamuseum
LocationSveriges Landskap, Sweden

Birka listen, on the island of Björkö in present-day Sweden, was an important Viking Age trading center which handled goods from Scandinavia and Finland as well as Central and Eastern Europe and the Orient. Björkö is located in Lake Mälaren, 30 kilometers west of contemporary Stockholm, in the municipality of Ekerö. Birka was founded around AD 750 and it flourished for more than 200 years.

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Stockholm: Viking Museum Exhibition and Viking Ride from 17 USD

Opening hours

There is a range of daily guided tours.

The times and prices vary according to the particular tour - for more information please visit the official website.


Adults: SEK 275 - 390
Children (6-15): half price
Children (0-5): free

More information and contact


Official website

More information

Phone +46 8 120 040 00

Address Riksantikvarieämbetet, Bjorko Island, 114 84 Stockholm, Sweden

Coordinates 59°19'49.899" N 17°32'31.115" E

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