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Vikingemuseet Ladby

Closed Now: 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Open today: 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
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A small with surprisingly good museum

Very fine dissemination of the history of the Ladby ship. Especially the preservation of the Viking... read more

Reviewed July 23, 2018
Svend T
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Ballerup, Denmark
Nice museum but higher expectations!

There are 2 levels with different rooms, where you can see many artifacts from the Viking period... read more

Reviewed February 27, 2018
OrestePaven
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Cluj-Napoca, Romania
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Step into the Ladby Ship grave - Denmark's only Viking ship grave - and walk around the ship, where a Viking king in the early 900's was sent off on his last journey. See an exhibition about the ship and the ship grave, and follow along in the...more
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Vikingevej 123, Kerteminde 5300, Denmark
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Reviewed July 23, 2018

Very fine dissemination of the history of the Ladby ship. Especially the preservation of the Viking ship's imprint in the original excavation in the burial mound is impressive. Beautiful surroundings too.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Svend T
Reviewed July 10, 2018 via mobile

We visited here on the recommendation of our bed and breakfast hosts. The museum was very interesting and the boat itself (a short walk from the museum) was fascinating. We also liked the true to life boat reconstruction. A lovely place to visit.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Nadine L
Reviewed May 26, 2018

This is a very enjoyable small museum. The museum building houses a good variety of Viking information and discusses the likely reasons for the burial site. The burial site is very well preserved and the presentation was well tied in with the museum. A nice...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed February 27, 2018

There are 2 levels with different rooms, where you can see many artifacts from the Viking period, with a lot of explanations (Danish/English/German). Also there are some helmets/shields that can be tried for pictures which are a nice idea. Outside there is a ship, which...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank OrestePaven
Reviewed January 13, 2018

We love everything to do with the Vikings and the chance to see a Viking ship still in its original burial mound was not to be missed! I won't go too much into the historical aspects of this mazing museum - other to say that...More

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank WorldVoyager
Reviewed September 30, 2017

Small museum with explanations in English. Denmark's only Viking ship is outside beautifully preserved under a casing and large mound. Well explained exhibit

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed August 14, 2017 via mobile

A must-see stop! There is a small museum you can walk through before waking out to the burial mound. Have your kids scavenger hunt and they will received a little prize. There are wagons for kids to be pulled in on down the path to...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank mrs0321
Reviewed July 29, 2017 via mobile

We decided to stop off here on the drive between Copenhagen and Billund. It turned out to be a fantastic little stop off for the whole family. Our children - 5 and 3 - loved the ride in the Viking boat truck down to the...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank katherinious
Reviewed July 16, 2017

Don't expect a lot, yet what it has is good. It's not a complete ship but the impression of one that has decayed. The grave goods are gone, but remnants of the horses and dogs bones are there as well as other items. The museum...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank GREYGALAH H
Reviewed January 15, 2017 via mobile

Amazing, breathtaking, moving. This was such a worthy off the beaten path site to see. The history of the only Viking burial ship, which is displayed expertly in the same place it was discovered, brings an extra atmosphere and a feel of living history rarely...More

Date of experience: January 2017
Thank Kyle W
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ctrussel
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Thank you for your interest in the Viking Ship Museum of Ladby. The entrance fee is 60 DKK, everybody under the age of 18 has free entrance. You can get to the museum from Copenhagen by train and bus. From Copenhagen you... More
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