- Tuesday–Sunday, 10:00–17:00
- closed on Mondays
See the world's best-preserved Viking ships up close.
Experience the mighty Viking heritage before the museum closes for rebuilding on October 1st.
Children under 18
Staff and students at UiO
Season ticket, adult
For tour operators
To apply for a voucher agreement, please send an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org
- A ticket gives you admission to both museums for 48 hours.
- Tickets are available from the ticket office at the museum entrance.
- There is no need to buy tickets up front. We do not sell tickets online.
- We accept Mastercard, Visa, Maestro, Union Pay, JCB, Oslo Pass, ICOM cards and V Pay credit cards.
Stay home if you are sick.
Have good hand and cough hygiene
Limit the number of people you meet.
We strongly advice you wear a face mask throughout the visit.
Keep at least 1 meter away from others, even if you use a face mask.
The cloakroom is closed to prevent infection.
Art and craftmanship
The beautifully crafted grave gifts found with the ships, ranging from everyday objects and utensils to religious artifacts with breathtaking details, used to be on display – but are not available for visitors due to disassembly before rebuilding into the new Viking Age Museum. You can still experience the fourth wing at The Viking Ship Museum digitally though.
Free audio guides
There are no regular tours organized by the museum, but you will find guided tours organized by external guide services on VisitOslo.
For tour operators
To apply for a voucher agreement or any questions regarding tour operators, contact our ticket office by sending us an email to email@example.com or by giving us a call + 47 22 13 52 80.
There is parking for buses in front of the museum.
Within 2025, you will be able to experience the Viking Age in a new type of research museum.
Learn more about the vikings
The Cultural History Museum in Oslo is a research museum with extensive activities. Below is a list of current projects related to the Viking Age and other resources to help you find photos and information about archeological digs, projects and finds.
The Viking Ship Museum has a long history. And with a long history comes many exhibitions and a lot of content. Experience previous exhibitions and online exhibitions.
The objects in our collections are registered and published online in the photographic web portal Unimus. It contains several thousand images of artifacts as well as documentation from fieldwork and conservation processes.
Unimus facilitates combined queries throughout all the Norwegian university museums' collections.
Huk Aveny 35, 0287 Oslo
- Bygdøyfergen: ferry from Rådhuskaia to Dronningen. See VisitOSLO for details
- Bus nr 30, direction Bygdøy, to Vikingskipene. See ruter.no for tickets and time tables
Paid parking for private cars behind the museum, 12 kroner per hour during summer season, free during winter season.
Accessibility and facilities at Viking Ship Museum
- The building has two floors. The exhibition space is wheelchair accessible with exception of the upper balconies. The offices on the ground floor are accessible through a side door.
- Entrances: The main entrance is wheelchair accessible, but the door is heavy. The side entrances are for staff only. Please notify the staff if you need assistance.
- Lift: A wheelchair lift is available inside.
- Toilets: A number of toilets are located in the basement. Toilets for disabled persons are also in the basement, and are accessible by a wheelchair lift. One HC-toilet is for the public and one is for the staff.
- Accessibility: Some interior doorways have high thresholds, non-standard widths and heavy doors. The building is not equipped with a wire loop. Please notify the staff if you need assistance or if there are other ways we can accommodate you.
- Animals are not allowed into the building. Except for guide dogs for the blind.