Guided tour: VÍKINGR and Fabulous animals exhibition at the Historical Museum

Join a guided tour of the Historical Museum's Viking exhibition and become acquainted with Viking war culture, their journeys, and how society changed during the Viking era. 

The Vikings are known for being violent and ruthless warriors. However, they were also farmers, skilled craftsmen and traders. On display at the VÍKINGR exhibition, you will find familiar and exquisite artefacts representing different aspects of life, death and society.  

The exhibition portrays three important aspects of the Viking era: journeys, wars and a changing society. Vikingr is the Norse word for Viking and was used by seafarers, maritime warriors and long-distance travelers. Today the word vikingr is used to describe anyone with Norse origins who lived during the Viking Age. You can read more about the exhibition on the web pages of the museum.  

Through a guided tour, you will get the chance to learn more about this interesting topic, which is an important part of Norwegian history. You will also be guided through latest exhibition, Fabulous Animals, which invites visitors on a magical journey back to Iron Age Scandinavia, a time when a different relationship with animals characterised people’s beliefs and notions.

When to meet: 13:50 

Where to meet: In the reception of the Historical Museum 

Sign up here from 27 August

Registration closes 10 September or when maximum capacity is reached. 


Published June 24, 2022 1:22 PM - Last modified Aug. 26, 2022 11:12 AM