The Viking Ship Museum situated in the Bygdoy area of Oslo, Norway, is a museum that is dedicated to showing Viking ships. The museum also shows a variety of other objects from the Viking era, such as sledges, beds, wood carvings etc. The main pieces of the museum are the Gokstad, Oseberg and Tune Viking ships, these are impressive builds and the museum gives you the chance to have a close up look at how these ships were put together by the Vikings and the techniques and craftsmanship that was involved.
Take the 30 bus to Bygdøy that leaves from the City Hall in Oslo. Alternatively, you can take a short ferry from the City Hall to Bygdøy. If driving, parking is available at the museum.
Opening Times and Admission
The museum is open seven days a week, it operates on a summer and winter schedule; in summer(May to September) the museum is open daily 9am-6pm, in the winter(October to April) the museum is open daily 10am-4pm. The museum is free for under 18s to enter but adults have to pay 100NOK.