Traces of the Vikings

Tid: 2017 during opening hours
Sted: The Viking Museum at Ladby

Find traces from the Viking period and be part of a guessing competition.

Now you can test what you know about the Vikings and the Viking period by looking for traces. Today we still use many words and expressions, for example, that come from the Vikings. Do you know them? Play detective and find out more about the Vikings’ way of life and their everyday habits.


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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.

Odin has arisen
12. October 2016

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.