News

The mast has been raised on the Ladby Dragon 26. September 2017 | The Viking Museum at Ladby

Now the reconstructed Ladby Ship has been fitted out with mast and rigging.

We will soon expand the Viking Museum 26. September 2017 | The Viking Museum at Ladby

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.

The Sword Bead from Munkebo Hill was a Showpiece 26. September 2017 | Landscape & Archaeology

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.

In the Iron Age, they made iron at Selleberg 26. September 2017 | Landscape & Archaeology

Two bloomeries (smelting furnaces) from ca. 200 AD were found between Marslev and Birkende.

Foto: Emil Andresen
The Ladby Dragon has been nominated for the Funen Culture Prize 26. September 2017 | The Viking Museum at Ladby

Our beautiful Ladby Dragon has just been nominated by the Municipality of Kerteminde for the Funen Culture Prize. We are, of course, very proud.

Udgravning på Munkebo Bakke i 2017
A Viking house of the same type as those found at Trelleborg has been found on Munkebo Hill 26. June 2017 | Landscape & Archaeology

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.

New light on the past 4. April 2017 | Landscape & Archaeology

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.

Figur fra 7-800.tallet fundet ved Mesing på Hindsholm.
Odin has arisen 12. October 2016 | Archaeology

A fine little metal figure, only 5 cm (2”) tall, popped out of the earth.

Terrific summer at the Viking Museum 7. October 2016 | The Viking Museum Ladby

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.

A viking king on a horse found on Eastern Funen 27. May 2016 | Vikingemuseet Ladby

The extraordinary find may give us a hint to what the Ladby king may have looked like.

Danmarks ældste kristusfigur
Extraordinary find: Denmarks oldest crucifix 17. March 2016 | Vikingemuseet Ladby

The Christ from Aunslev will be exhibited at Vikingemuseet Ladby through easter 2016.

Fuldgrebssværd fra ældre bronzealder
The sword from the burial mound is now reassembled 4. February 2016 | The Viking Museum Ladby

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.

January’s find: Gripping beasts in a flock 4. February 2016 | The Viking Museum Ladby

Beautiful brooche found at Kertinge Mark. See it at the Viking Museum in Ladby until end of February.

The latest news about the Ladby king’s homeland 5. August 2015 | Vikingemuseum Ladby

Skjoldamulet
New find: a shield amulet from the Viking period 5. August 2015 | Vikingemuseum Ladby

A house from the Viking period found on Munkebo Hill 5. August 2015 | Vikingemuseum Ladby

The American ambassador in Ladby 22. May 2015 | The Viking Museum Ladby

A letter from the past 22. May 2015 | The Viking Museum Ladby

The First Post-Row Complex on Funen found in Birkende 13. April 2015 | Vikingemuseum Ladby

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Another record year at the Viking Museum at Ladby 19. January 2015 | Vikingemuseum Ladby

Expansion of the Viking Museum 19. January 2015 | Vikingemuseum Ladby

Niels Hvide’s farm in Dalby 6. November 2014 | The Viking Museum Ladby

April, 2014, a metal detector operator found a treasure hoard from the 1290’s

The Find of the Month, September 2014 2. October 2014 | The Viking Museum Ladby

Minted in Wasit in 742 AD!

Revninge-kvinden. Forgyldt sølvfigur fra 800-tallet.
Extraordinary find: gilded silver figure from the 9th century 13. June 2014 | The Viking Museum Ladby

The figure has many details that give us new knowlegde about Viking women’s clothing, jewellery and culture.

Alt markeret med rødt er med udgangen af 2013 nu færdigt.
The inner skeleton of the Ladby Ship is being constructed 31. March 2014 | The inner skeleton of the Ladby Ship is being constructed

65 sq. meters of sailcloth for the new Ladby Ship 24. March 2014 | 65 sq. meters of sailcloth for the new Ladby Ship

Follow the sailmaking process

Bytoften

Visit an iron age village in Langeskov.

 

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Iron Age

Calendar

Launching the Ladby Dragon
Thursday, April 26, 2018, 4:00-8:00 PM
The Viking Museum at Ladby

Now the Ladby Dragon is ready for another season on the water!

News

The mast has been raised on the Ladby Dragon
26. September 2017
The Viking Museum at Ladby

Now the reconstructed Ladby Ship has been fitted out with mast and rigging.

We will soon expand the Viking Museum
26. September 2017
The Viking Museum at Ladby

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.

The Sword Bead from Munkebo Hill was a Showpiece
26. September 2017
Landscape & Archaeology

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.

In the Iron Age, they made iron at Selleberg
26. September 2017
Landscape & Archaeology

Two bloomeries (smelting furnaces) from ca. 200 AD were found between Marslev and Birkende.