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Published Sep. 2, 2019 1:09 PM

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.

Henter forslag fra Google
Published Sep. 2, 2019 1:09 PM

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.

Utgraving i gang på Gjellestad-jordet ved Halden
Published Aug. 27, 2019 10:38 AM

For the first time in more than 100 years, archaeologists are investigating what could be a buried Viking ship.

The Gokstad ship
Published June 6, 2019 3:26 PM

A recent 3D scan has revealed disturbing movements in the Gokstad ship.

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 Jan. 29, 2018 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, 2018 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 June 6, 2017 10:40 AM

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