Guided tour: VÍKINGR exhibition at the Historical Museum

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

Photo: Museum of Cultural History, UiO.

The Vikings are known as 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 Age: journeys, warriors and a changing society. Vikingr is the Norse word for Viking and it was used by seafarers, maritime warriors and long-distance travellers. 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 webpages 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.

 

When to meet: 13:50

Where to meet: In the reception of the Historical Museum

 

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Published Aug. 19, 2019 10:58 AM - Last modified Aug. 19, 2019 10:58 AM