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Eastern Norway Oslofjord Tønsberg

The Viking Ship Saga Oseberg

  • Ollebukta 3 (Vikingodden), Tønsberg
  • +47 915 83 585
  •  /  km From You
Overview

Experience the Oseberg ship

The world's most important discovery from the Viking era was made just outside Tønsberg in 1904; The discovery of the famous Oseberg viking ship. The Oseberg Viking Inhertiance Foundation has built an exact copy of this ship on a voluntary basis. In the construction process only tools and construction methods identical to what was used during the construction of the original ship in the Viking era was applied.

You can visit the copy of the Oseberg ship at the harbor in Tønsberg.

 

A copy of the beautiful carved bow can also be seen at The Slottsfjell Museum.

 

The Klåstadship 

The foundation Oseberg Vikingarv is now building a copy of another famous Viking discovery: The Klåstad ship. The original ship is also located at The Slottsfjell Museum.

 

The ongoing construction of the ship can be experienced close by at the harbour of Tønsberg.

 

At the building site, The Foundation has a little shop where viking souvenirs and gift items are sold.

 

 

Viking Group activities 10 - 300 people
Be a real viking!

As a crew on board the Viking ship, Saga Oseberg, you can learn more about the Viking era. Meet the "Høvedsmann" (skipper) on the pier. After a small rowing-course, you will learn the words, expressions and rules on board. Then the group are ready for rowing the Tønsberg harbor and historic areas to Vestfjorden. Hear the exciting story of the Viking era, the Oseberg find, the Oseberg ship and the Oseberg women, and the construction of Saga Oseberg. Maybe there will be a rowing contest?

For large groups Saga Oseberg can be combined with smaller Viking boats and activities at Vikingodden.

Tailored programs for each group. 


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Jan 1, 2017 – Dec 31, 2017:
Thu Fri Sat 12:00 PM–4:00 PM
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