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Time travel to the Viking Age

Viking Center Fyrkat is a beautifully located reconstruction of Viking Age settlement consist of... read more

Reviewed October 28, 2018
Klaudia_Karpinska
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Kiel, Germany
Understated engagement

If you are after a high powered thrill ride through the viking ages, then this is not it. It is a... read more

Reviewed August 29, 2017
Kurt P
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Vikingecenter Fyrkat includes partly the ring fortress, originally erected in 980, with the reconstructed house made exclusively of oak, partly the Viking yard app. 1 km away with 9 houses, reconstructed on the basis of a "manor" dug out by...more
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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Fyrkatvej 37B, Hobro 9500, Denmark
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Reviewed October 28, 2018

Viking Center Fyrkat is a beautifully located reconstruction of Viking Age settlement consist of several long houses. In every house includes equipment which was based on the finds from 9th to 10th centuries. One long hose is dedicated to the presentation of Viking Age female...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Nordjyllands Hi... M, PR-chef at Vikingecenter Fyrkat, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to review our museum. Unfortunately, we do not have the resources to individually respond to every review, but please be assured that your comments have been read and taken into account in our continued efforts to improve our service....More

Reviewed September 21, 2018 via mobile

Great to experience a wonderfully reconstructed Viking Fortress and Farm. Loved to watch the authentic woodworking craftsman. Guide showed us the making of Viking era clothing. Great educational experience. Learned that 98% of Vikings were farmers. Only 2% of Vikings were world explorers. Vikings famous...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Nordjyllands Hi... M, PR-chef at Vikingecenter Fyrkat, responded to this reviewResponded October 7, 2018

Thank you for taking the time to review our museum. Unfortunately, we do not have the resources to individually respond to every review, but please be assured that your comments have been read and taken into account in our continued efforts to improve our service....More

Reviewed August 21, 2018

Visited the reconstructed farm and the fort on a guided tour. The farm gave insight into day-to-day Viking life. The fort provided a better understanding of Harold's push for unification and local resistance. The staff was pleasant and engaging.More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Nordjyllands Hi... M, PR-chef at Vikingecenter Fyrkat, responded to this reviewResponded August 23, 2018

Thank you for taking the time to review our museum. Unfortunately, we do not have the resources to individually respond to every review, but please be assured that your comments have been read and taken into account in our continued efforts to improve our service....More

Reviewed July 22, 2018 via mobile

A great piece of Viking history, its a must see for everyone 😁 show the old ringborg and location of buildings, with a replica of the longhouses locted in the ringborg. 👍🏻More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Nordjyllands Hi... M, PR-chef at Vikingecenter Fyrkat, responded to this reviewResponded August 9, 2018

Thank you for taking the time to review our museum. Unfortunately, we do not have the resources to individually respond to every review, but please be assured that your comments have been read and taken into account in our continued efforts to improve our service....More

Reviewed June 13, 2018

The ring fortress is wonderfully atmospheric and a great opportunity to understand the significance of the modern meaning of the term ‘bluetooth’. The village recreation is interesting, too, although it has the potential to be even better if the re-enactors were more proactive and energetic...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Nordjyllands Hi... M, PR-chef at Vikingecenter Fyrkat, responded to this reviewResponded June 21, 2018

Thank you for taking the time to review our museum. Unfortunately, we do not have the resources to individually respond to every review, but please be assured that your comments have been read and taken into account in our continued efforts to improve our service....More

Reviewed May 21, 2018

The fyrkat entry has three components - the outdoor reconstruction, the former fortress, and the downtown museum. The reconstruction is interesting and I enjoyed speaking with the Vikings. The fortress had no one there except a bunch of goats (environmental lawn mowing) and provided great...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Nordjyllands Hi... M, PR-chef at Vikingecenter Fyrkat, responded to this reviewResponded May 29, 2018

Thank you for taking the time to review our museum. Unfortunately, we do not have the resources to individually respond to every review, but please be assured that your comments have been read and taken into account in our continued efforts to improve our service....More

Reviewed March 29, 2018 via mobile

We spend a morning visiting this Viking city. They had bronze exposition and the craftmen were very nice to explain all the process. We recomend to visit specially with kids.More

Date of experience: March 2018
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Nordjyllands Hi... M, PR-chef at Vikingecenter Fyrkat, responded to this reviewResponded April 9, 2018

Thank you for taking the time to review our museum. Unfortunately, we do not have the resources to individually respond to every review, but please be assured that your comments have been read and taken into account in our continued efforts to improve our service....More

Reviewed August 29, 2017

If you are after a high powered thrill ride through the viking ages, then this is not it. It is a very interesting place to go if you are interested in the history side of things. We went with our 8 year old daughter who...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed August 9, 2017

I think it's a great opportunity to see how the Vikings lived. We arrived around 10 AM and we could try also some food. It is also a really good place to take your kids, because they have a huge playground, of course, the theme...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed August 6, 2017 via mobile

It is hard to understand other opinions. We arrived there by four in the afternoon, bought the tickets, which are not cheap at all, and as we were paying we were told that there was some museum included in the ticket and that we would...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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Nordjyllands Hi... M, PR-chef at Vikingecenter Fyrkat, responded to this reviewResponded August 21, 2017

Thank you for taking the time to review our museum. Unfortunately, we do not have the resources to individually respond to every review, but please be assured that your comments have been read and taken into account in our continued efforts to improve our service....More

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