The first turf has been dug for the new Viking house. It will tie things together at this exciting, recreative area with its deep historical roots.
We can say, with pride, that our beautiful Ladby Dragon, launched on May 11, 2016, was one of five finalists for the Funen Culture Prize 2017.
It worked! It is possible to send a message over long distances with the help of beacons with signal fires - and it is fast!
Now the reconstructed Ladby Ship has been fitted out with mast and rigging.
With the newly acquired acreage (4.5 hectares, or 11.1 acres) at our disposal, we can now improve accessability, expand our teaching facilities and make the museum an even better place for an outing.
A proud and a wealthy Viking must have owned the sword that had a sword bead on it, which was found in connection with the excavations on Munkebo Hill.
Two bloomeries (smelting furnaces) from ca. 200 AD were found between Marslev and Birkende.
Our beautiful Ladby Dragon has just been nominated by the Municipality of Kerteminde for the Funen Culture Prize. We are, of course, very proud.
New find gives strength to archaeologists’ theory that Munkebo Hill was used in the Viking period as a strategic lookout to monitor trade routes in Odense Fjord and in Kerteminde Fjord.
Data from several thousand detector finds will now, for the first time, will be gathered and studied to throw new light on the transition from the prehistoric period to the historic period.
A fine little metal figure, only 5 cm (2”) tall, popped out of the earth.
More than 10,000 people visited the Viking Museum at Ladby during the school summer holidays. That is more guests during that period than ever before.
The extraordinary find may give us a hint to what the Ladby king may have looked like.
The Christ from Aunslev will be exhibited at Vikingemuseet Ladby through easter 2016.
In 2014, pieces of a longsword from the Bronze Age were found in a burial mound on Hindsholm. The sword has now been conserved and reassembled.
Beautiful brooche found at Kertinge Mark. See it at the Viking Museum in Ladby until end of February.
April, 2014, a metal detector operator found a treasure hoard from the 1290’s
Minted in Wasit in 742 AD!
The figure has many details that give us new knowlegde about Viking women’s clothing, jewellery and culture.
Follow the sailmaking process
Visit an iron age village in Langeskov.