Theme: Viking Age

“Gammelbutikken” – Gifts & useful things

A new sweater, a practical southwest or a bag of tea from Lofoten? In Gammelbutikken (open all year) and suvenirbutikken (summer open) by the parking lot, the selection is large and exciting for most people.

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Activities for children

Our museums have various offers and activities for children and families with children this summer. Here are some tips.

Ancient Animals In The Wild

Discover ancient animal species in their natural habitat. Wild boar, wild sheep, Nordland type horses and Nordland type cows enjoying life around the Chieftain’s House.

Archaeological Exhibition

Discover the excavation of the longhouse, an evocative film about people and events during the Viking Age, and a collection of unique archaeological finds from Borg and the surrounding areas.

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Boathouse at the Lofotr Vikingmuseum

Dissemination text on boathouses. Boathouse were and remain an important part of the maritime cultural landscape of Lofoten.

Craftsmen

Encounter the wood carver, textile workers, shoe- and leatherworkers and more, all hard at work recreating the skills and products of the past.

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Cultural Programme 2022

A new year is underway and we have planned a lot of exciting things for 2022. Explore our cultural programme and see if you can find something for you.

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Easter with Vikings 2022

The Vikings look forward to visits from families and children during the Easter holidays

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Fishing and sea capture during the viking age

Dissemination text on fishing and sea hunting in the Viking Age.

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Gold and precious glassware

Gold and precious glassware are traces of great power, and rich and powerful men and women at Borg.

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leather ball throwing in buckets

On Saturday 11 September there will be leather ball throwing in buckets at the Lofotr Viking Museum. Welcome!

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Living on the edge

Living on the Edge will look at ecological shifts in the North Atlantic over time. The pre-project is funded by the NPA.

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Living on the Edge pre-project

The pre-project Living on the Edge is coming to an end. If you are a cultural institution or institute of marine research and are interested in a full project – feel free to contact us!

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Lofotr Viking Festival 2022

We are pleased to announce that there will be a Viking Festival on 3-7 August in 2022.

Lofotr Viking Museum

Meet the Vikings. Smell the tar, taste the food, feel the history. The Vikings have been awaiting you for more than 1000 years. Welcome to the Viking age.

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Rainy weather = Museum weather

Take the opportunity to explore our museums.

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SKREI Stories: A HISTORY OF CONNECTEDNESS

Visit our online exhibition about the past, the present and the future of the Atlantic Cod.

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Summer job at lofotr viking museum 2022

Lofotr Viking Museum seeks new employees for summer season 2022

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Summer museums

Museum summer! From Andenes to Å and inwards towards Narvik you will find us and the good stories. Welcome!

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The Boat grave at the Lofotr Vikingmuseum

Dissemination text about boat grave at Lofotr Viking Museum in the Viking Age.

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The Chieftain’s port – Innerpollen, Lofotr Viking Museum

Dissemination text about the Chieftain’s port – Innerpollen

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Very good on the trade test

Madelen Berg Hansen achieved very good on the trade test, after completing her apprenticeship at the Lofotr Viking Museum.

Viking Style Meals

Take part in a Viking style dinner, lunch or enjoy a nice meal from the museum eateries and cafes.

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Winter holidays for children and Vikings 2022

The Vikings really like to get visits from children! During the winter holidays (week9), we have extra activities for the children to take part in.