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The government announced today that the long-awaited start grant for construction of the new Viking Ship Museum will be in the National budget for next year.
Our Viking heritage is starting to collapse as a result of gravity and one hundred years of conservation. Our unique Viking ships are in a constant state of deterioration and the only thing which could now save this World Heritage site on the Bygdøy Peninsula is a new museum building.
For the first time in more than 100 years, archaeologists are investigating what could be a buried Viking ship.
A recent 3D scan has revealed disturbing movements in the Gokstad ship.
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.
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.
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.