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.

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The Ladby Dragon was in the finals of the Funen Culture Prize
5. December 2017
The Viking Museum at Ladby

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.

The signal made it!
5. December 2017
The Viking Museum at Ladby

It worked! It is possible to send a message over long distances with the help of beacons with signal fires - and it is fast!

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.