Explore the exhibitions in 360 degrees
Now you can experience the viking ships Oseberg, Gokstad and Tune, and the exhibitions of VÍKINGR, The Medieval Gallery, Transformation, Collapse and America at The Historical Museum, digitally from your mobile phone or computer.
Join Professor Marianne Vedeler on a tour of this unique exhibit, designed by Snøhetta..
Welcome to our two museums
The world's best preserved viking ships! The Oseberg, Gokstad and Tune ships were originally ocean-going vessels before they were hauled ashore to be used in burial rituals for their rich owners. Study the ships and the Viking treasures up close!
The Viking Ship Museum is closed until further notice to prevent the spreading of infection of the coronavirus
Make a date with history! See Norway's largest collection of historical artifacts, housed in our beautiful Art Nouveau building. Visit the country’s oldest skull, exquisite Viking treasures, Egyptian mummies and a multitude of ethnographic exhibitions from Africa, to name a few.
The Historical Museum is closed until further notice to prevent the spreading of infection of the coronavirus.
Tickets give you admission to both museums for 48 hours.
There is no need to buy tickets online. Ticket offices are located at the museum entrances.
Large DNA study of Vikings
Sep. 17, 2020 10:20 AM
Six years of work with Viking DNA published in Nature this week.
The Viking helmet from Yarm
Sep. 11, 2020 10:37 AM
Finally this rejected and neglected museum object has been brought into the light, and the Gjermundbu helmet is no longer the only Viking helmet in the world!