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The Viking Ship Museum in Oslo presents an exhibition of the Gokstad, Oseberg and Tune Viking ships, and of finds related to them.

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The Viking Ship Museum at Roskilde, Denmark, houses a collection of Viking Age ships as well as offering the opportunity to see and sail reconstructions.

A small boat of approximately 37cm in length has been interpreted as a child's toy. This one was found at Winetavern Street during excavations by the National Museum of Ireland.

This exhibition is a partnership with the British Museum, featuring some stunning Viking objects and highlighting the importance of Cornwall to the Vikings. It's a very hands on, family friendly exhibition and runs until January 2017. A selection of…

The World Daily News Report produced a story on August 13th 2014 that a Viking longship had been found in Tennessee. This was a spoof report that was quickly picked up by people and passed around as if true.

Tjängvide I (G 110) dates from c.700-800 AD and is now on display at Statens historiska museum in Stockholm. It is one of several Gotlandic picture stones with similar motifs; a ship under sail below and a scene that appears to be a welcome to…

A basket of shield bosses
The largest of five mounds at Myklebust, Nordfjordeid, Sogn og Fjordane in Norway contained the remains of the largest Viking Age ship found in Norway. It was excavated in 1874 by Anders Lorange, just 14 years before he died. Excavators found the…

Photo of the Sun Voyager, a sculpture by Jón Gunnar Árnason, and unveiled in 1990 near Sæbraut in Reykjavík, Iceland. Though many people assume it to represent a Viking Ship and refer to Norse heritage, the artist's…

Myklebust ship
Science and experience center called Sagastad is being built at Nordfjordeid, Norway, and will feature a full-size reconstruction of the Myklebust ship.

Viking sword from the Salme ship burials
Two Viking boat burials dating to c.750 AD were found in Salme, Estonia, when workmen were laying electric cable for a cycle path. The ships contained men who had died in battle together with some of their possessions.

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Poster of ships through the ages, including Viking ships at Ecomare, Texel, The Netherlands

Detail from the Oseberg Ship
The Viking ship museum in Oslo houses the Gokstad, Oseberg and Tune ships together with the grave goods from Oseberg.

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A discussion of the naming of ships in medieval and modern times after the Viking Age woman Auður djúpúðga in Iceland.

Viking Splash Tours describes itself as a thrilling tour around the main sights of Dublin City - by land and water. The branding references the Norse heritage of the city, and customers are encouraged to wear horned helmets during the tour.

The Ladby Ship
Vikingmuseet Ladby was formerly Ladbyskipsmuseet. It has been much expanded since the original museum and work on it continues. It is now the home to the Department for Landscape and Archaeology.

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Viking ship and horned helmet used to decorate the mirrors in Olde England Fisheries.

Freydis Joanna in the naust
The Danish Canadian Museum offers the opportunity to explore Danish settlement in Canada, including a replica Viking ship called Freydis Joanna.

The Icelander
A museum about the Vikings in Reykjanesbær, Iceland. It features a replica Viking ship as a main attraction.
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