The inner skeleton of the Ladby Ship is being constructed

31. March 2014 | The inner skeleton of the Ladby Ship is being constructed

The sixth row of hull planks, out of eight, is now being mounted and adjusted on the Ladby Ship reconstruction. The next step is to create the inner skeleton, so to speak. The stringers, the beams, and the 32 knees will be added to the hull before the next row of planks are mounted. The eighth row of planks will be of ash wood, which is already being selected. Both fore and aft, extra planking will be added.

In the summer of 2013, the dragon head for the ship was carved, and its mane of iron curls is in place. All it needs now is a coat of paint.

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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.