Viking Ship Museum

Local nameVikingeskibsmuseet
LocationRoskilde, Denmark

The Viking Ship Museum in Roskilde is Denmark's national ship museum for ships of the prehistoric and medieval period.

The main focus of the museum is a permanent exhibition of the Skuldelev ships, five original Viking ships excavated nearby in 1962. The Viking Ship Museum also conducts research and educates researchers in the fields of maritime history, marine archaeology and experimental archaeology. Various academic conferences are held here and there is a research library in association with the museum.

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Opening hours

Daily: 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Summer opening hours: 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Closed on Dec 24, 25, 31.


Prices vary according to the time of year and level of activity - be sure to check the official website prior to your visit.

Adults: 120/85 DKK
Students: 105/75 DKK
Children (under 18): free

More information and contact


Official website



Phone +45 4630 0200

Address Vindeboder 12, 4000 Roskilde, Denmark

Coordinates 55°39'3.241" N 12°4'53.267" E

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