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Viking Ship Museum, Roskilde

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Transport yourself back to the age of the Vikings at Viking Ship Museum. View archeological treasures and exhibits dedicated to the ancient craft of boat building, and learn more about Viking life and history. Don't miss the five traditional vessels that were recovered, restored, and are now moored in the shipyards outside. Stop by one of the demonstrations that occur throughout the day, including rope making, basketry, boat building, and cooking. The museum location offers great views of the fjord. Take a look at our Roskilde online day trip planner to schedule your visit to Viking Ship Museum and learn about what else to see and do during your holiday.
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  • Very well done museum. Exhibits are outstanding. Comfortable indoor setting and also some outside exhibits. There is a working Viking shipbuilder on site and a video presentation in multiple... 
    Very well done museum. Exhibits are outstanding. Comfortable indoor setting and also some outside exhibits. There is a working Viking shipbuilder on site and a video presentation in multiple...  more »
  • The museum was definitely worth the trip from Copenhagen and is good value if you have the Copenhagen city card, as rail travel is included and museum entry. Roskilde itself is a really lovely town... 
    The museum was definitely worth the trip from Copenhagen and is good value if you have the Copenhagen city card, as rail travel is included and museum entry. Roskilde itself is a really lovely town...  more »
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  • Perfectly fine for what it is (viking boats) but it's quite a small museum, and for the size, expensive. Probably a good choice for people really passionate about viking ships, but for the general public you're perhaps better off walking along the fjord and enjoying the boats outdoors for free
  • It's beautiful, I won't deny that. But the entrance fee for such a tiny museum is not worth it. Definitely too expensive for what you get. The church was a much nicer experience for way less money.

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