The World of the Vikings in the Autumn Break

Tid: October 16 - 20, 2017
Sted: The Viking Museum at Ladby

Are you going back to Viking times in your Autumn Break?

Activities for the whole family
Monday, October 16 - Friday, October 20, from noon ‘til 3 PM
Try your hand at shooting with a bow and arrow, which were important weapons in the Viking period. 45 arrowheads were found in the grave of the Ladby King.
Hear all about Sleipner (Odin’s horse) and make a little Viking horse you can take home. You’ll also hear about horses and dogs in Viking times.
Price: Activity tickets cost 30 kr. per person.

Come on a tour: hear all about the Ladby King’s grave (in danish)
Sunday, October 15 ‘til Friday, October 20, every day at 11 AM
The guided tour is free once you’ve bought a ticket to the museum. Children are free, no tickets necessary.

Watch the Ladby Dragon being pulled on land
Saturday, October 21, 1 PM
Winter is on its way, and ships must be brought ashore. This is also true for the Ladby Dragon, which must stay on land until spring comes again.

See all of the Autumn Break acitivites at the Museums of Eastern Funen here.


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!


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.