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Experience Vikingaliv and further your knowledge about the Viking age through our daily guided tours.

 

Daily tour schedule

Tour schedule, Monday-friday:
10:30 Guided tour, Swedish
11:30 Guided tour, Swedish
12:30 Guided tour, English
13.30 Guided tour, Swedish
14:30 Guided tour, English
15:30 Guided tour, Swedish
16:15 Guided tour, English
Tour schedule, Saturday and sunday (during the weekend we have special themes at the museum, see below:
10:30 Childrens’ tour (recommended from age of 7), Swedish
11:30 Guided tour, Swedish
12:30 Guided tour, English
13.30 Childrens’ tour (recommended from the age of 7), Swedish
14:30 Guided tour, Swedish
15:30 Guided tour, English
16:15 Guided tour, Swedish
Changes may occur

Tickets
* We do not accept cash. You are welcome to pay by card or swish at the entrance, shop and restaurant.

WEEKENDS AT VIKINGALIV

During the weekends Vikingaliv is filled with real vikings, tours and activities for all ages. Every weekend focuses on one of following themes:

FOOD AND DRINKS

Learn more about how and what vikings ate and drank. How did they make mead? And how much mead did they actually drink? Do you dare to pay a visit to the long house and try viking snacks? You can also try our own mead at the restaurant!

SKELETONS AND MYSTERY

Death takes place in Vikingaliv. We talk about how the viking age people buried and why. What exciting stories can we learn from skeletons and grave gifts? You can also sacrifice to the Nordic gods, try our skeleton puzzle and meet some of the characters from the sagas.

VIKINGS

HBO Nordic’s popular show Vikings has sparked great interest in the viking age. At Vikingaliv you can learn the true story behind the show’s characters and be styled as a real viking with braids and make up. Some weekends you have the opportunity to see our viking age fighting show and learn more about their weapons. Read more here. 

SET IN STONE

How did people write during the Viking age and what can these runestones tell us about life a 1000 years ago? Listen to guided tours about runes and followour vikings on the rune hunt in the museum. Don’t forget to tag our runestunes with your own runes.

VIKING SHIPS

It is many thanks to the ships the vikings were made famous all over the world. Learn more about ship construction, the long voyages and sail making. Try to spin your own yarn just like the vikings.

Bookable themed tours

We have themes tours available foor booking. Read more below about the different themes below.

ESTRID SIGFASTSDOTTER AND JARLABANKE

Estrid was one of the most powerful women during the 11th century in Täby. Estrid and her family erected many runestones still present in the area. You can meet a reconstruction of Estrid and hear the story of her fascinating life. Swedish.

AMONG VALKYRIES AND HOUSEWIVES

What was life like for women during the Viking age?
Our guide and archaeologist, Tora Larsdotter Andersson, tells the story of everythings from powerful housewives to Valkyries and poor thralls and how everything changed with Christianity. (Swedish)

SET IN STONE – THE STORY OF THE RUNESTONES

What can runestones tell us about the viking age people and life 1000 years ago? Our guide and archaeologist, Eric Östergren, talks about why runes and runestones are some of the most interesting parts of our history.  (Swedish)

IT’S IN THE BONES – HEAR THE OSTEOLOGIST

During excavations a lot of bones are usually found, both human and from animals. What can we learn from these bones? Emma van Eelen, osteologist and guide, talks about the importance of bones in archaeology. (Swedish)

THE DRAGON SHIPS – VIKING SHIPS AND TRAVELS

What made the viking ships so successful? Marine archaeologist and guide Ellen Ingers talks about the fast ships and journeys. Swedish.

AMONG FAMILY FEUDS AND NORDIC GODS – SAGAS AND MYTHOLOGY

Archaeologist and guide, Askur Ingvaldsson, talks about the oldest nordic literature, the Icelandic sagas. Get to know the gods and the mythology. (Swedish and a bit of Icelandic actually)

THE GRAND MYTH OF THE VIKING

Historian and guide, Hugo Hambreus, tells you about how the modern viking image was formed and about it’s base in the 19th century’s nationalism. Swedish.

Book a private tour

Are you interested in a private tour for you and your friends? Book the tour of your interest here.

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