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Published Jan. 29, 2019 12:32 PM

We are weighing the world's best preserved viking ship. Can you guess the weight? The competition is closed, and the winner is Carl Olav Staff.

Technical conservator Ander Helseth and the ship
Published Jan. 29, 2019 12:29 PM

In a few years’ time the Viking ships at Bygdøy will be moving into brand new premises. Preparations are already underway, and one important task involves finding out how much they weigh.

Published Jan. 30, 2018 12:26 PM

How much does the Oseberg Ship weigh? Carl Olav stole a march on 1,600 other competitors when he used a special method of calculation.

Published June 6, 2017 10:40 AM

Professor Kolbjørn Skaare born in 1931, passed away the 3rd of June.

Published Apr. 12, 2016 9:57 AM

Now Statsbygg will invite the three winners of the design competition to

negotiate further project planning. Before the summer, Statsbygg will

sign a contract with one of the three winners

Published Apr. 12, 2016 9:31 AM
Published Dec. 3, 2015 2:55 PM

In December 2016 more than one hundred architect’s offices submitted their proposals for a new Viking Age Museum here at Bygdøy. The winners of the competition are:

New Viking Age Museum
Published Sep. 4, 2015 3:50 PM

Torbjørn Røe Isaksen, Minister of Education and Research, has officially opened the international architectural design competition for the new Viking Age Museum at Bygdøy.