Another record year at the Viking Museum at Ladby

19. January 2015 | Vikingemuseum Ladby

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2014 is over, and it’s time to tally up the fantastic year at the Viking Museum at Ladby.

There were 29,600 guests at the museum in 2014, compared to 22,750 the year before, giving an increase of 30%. This increase can be seen across the categories, as there were more foreign visitors, more groups, more children and more paying guests. This makes it clear that the Viking Museum is for everyone!

All of the months of 2014 showed an increase compared to the same months in 2013, so the growth happened throughout the year. This is the fourth year in a row that the museum has set visitor records, in recent times. Therefore, there is extra reason to cheer about the Kerteminde Town Council’s decision just before Christmas to create a Local Development Plan for the area around the Viking Museum at Ladby. This will assure space to significantly expand the museum, giving even better facilities for interpretation of the Viking period for future visitors.

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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!

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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.