Being accurate in battle was important during the Viking Age and the axe was a popular weapon.
Duration: 5 min Recommended from 8 years Included in the ticket
Down in the activity area, you can try to hit the target with throwing axes. How about a little internal competition in the family? Who will be today’s real Viking!
Our activity area is located down by the Viking ship harbor, about 20 min walk from the chieftain’s house.
The axes are handed out by staff. There are three axes and three throws per person. After you have finished throwing, the staff will pick up the axes and give them to the next participant.
We recommend that there are children from 8 years and up who participate in axe throwing. If you have younger children who want to throw an axe, we ask you to be active in helping your child. Children under 3 years old should not participate, maybe you can throw horseshoes instead?
We do not allow children to attend this activity without parents.
This activity is available 15.06 – 30.08 during our opening hours.
More about Lofotr Vikingmuseum
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