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Aarhus Vikingemuseet

Skt.Clemens Torv 6, Aarhus 8000, Denmark
+45 89 42 11 00
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Good free museum to see about the local Viking history

This is a great place to see about the local Viking history and it is free. You may find it hard to... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
olie293
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Buderim, Australia
Hidden, small but very informative viking museum

The entrance looks like a bank (that is because it is located under Nordea Bank) which takes you... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Frank S
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Boston, Massachusetts
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  • Excellent28%
  • Very good46%
  • Average22%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible0%
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“viking era” (5 reviews)
“free museum” (4 reviews)
“bank building” (3 reviews)
Suggested Duration: < 1 hour
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Skt.Clemens Torv 6, Aarhus 8000, Denmark
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+45 89 42 11 00
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a great place to see about the local Viking history and it is free. You may find it hard to find so look for the Rolex watch sign. The museum give you an idea about the Viking history of the place and has...More

Thank olie293
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The entrance looks like a bank (that is because it is located under Nordea Bank) which takes you one level down under ground to the museum. Interesting fact about the location of the museum is that it is situated on the site of an archaeological...More

Thank Frank S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This compact museum provides a good introduction to Viking culture. They weren't all about marauding and plundering; they were farmers and townspeople, as well. There are a few artifacts on display and a number of explanations in Danish and English about their houses and lifestyle....More

Thank TPT_Traveller
Reviewed 10 September 2017

There is not a lot of space to work with down here, but what they have done with the place is lay it out so that you do not have to stress about seeing everything. The displays offer a great insight into Aarhus at a...More

Thank Nomeian
Reviewed 6 September 2017

This is a compact, downstairs location right next the Rolex shop in the Latin Quarter area. You can easily walk by it and not notice it. It's set up nicely. They excavated below street level and ran into old Viking houses. The museum is laid...More

Thank Thomas S
Reviewed 2 August 2017 via mobile

This is a dinky little museum that is full of information on the vikings and has interesting artefacts on display! I totally loved the scale of it, tiny place that took less than half hour to get round and that included reading all the wall...More

Thank Lisarti
Reviewed 20 July 2017

Wow ! Once you find it......-It is a little hard to find, because it is downstairs, in actual excavated location, next to a big bank, but it is in the very center of town, so DON'T MISS IT ! If you are at all interested...More

Thank ghm11_2
Reviewed 22 June 2017

The Aarhus Viking Museum (different from the Moesgaard museum) is constructed on the very same spot where the Viking found the town Aarhus (Aros) some 1200 years ago. This small underground museum is extremely well planned and designed. The visual, audio programs and artifacts give...More

Thank bi22016
Reviewed 21 May 2017

Located in a basement area of a building, very informative, display boards to explain the artifacts, no interactive or technological exhibits, but that makes a nice change sometimes, so I am not sure if it would appeal to young children because of this. No entry...More

Thank Istayedthere
Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

It's hard to leave a real review for a place I haven't entered, but we did go at 3:45 on a weekday and it was closed. The sign on the door said it was open until 4pm. Disappointing! Consistency is key as many have limited...More

Thank e3v3e
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