Opening hours May 2021

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During May, the museum is open at specific dates. Groups may book their visit every day, even outside ordinary opening hours. 

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Summer 2021: The Vikings’ Warm Lunch


Over an open fire in the Feast Hall, or the Living Quarters, lamb soup is simmering in the large cauldron. A meal experience for the whole family.

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Summer 2021: Blacksmith and craftsmen


The blacksmith can be found every day in the smithy this summer. The smithy is located down by Viking ship harbour. You can also find craftspeople in the chieftain´s house where they are doing different crafts.

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Summer 2021: Sail and row Viking ship


Come and join sailing with the Viking ship this summer.

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Summer 2021 - Ax throwing and bow-and-arrow-shooting


A Viking had to be able to use an ax and to shoot with a bow and arrow or other methods. 

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Summer 2021: Flexible as a Viking?


Being agile, playful, and adventurous is good if you want to be a good Viking - and whether you are a child, young or adult.

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Easter holiday 2021


We are open at Easter and look forward to visits from families and children! 

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Opening hours winter and spring 2021

Opening hours winter and spring 2021

The museum is open during school holidays in winter (Feb, March) and two days during Easter 2021. Groups are always welcome to book their visit inside and outside ordinary opening hours. 

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Opening hours winter holidays 2021


During the winter holidays we are open and look forward to visits from children and family!

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Summer jobs 2021 (deadline March 15, 2021)

Sesongarbeider. Foto: Kjell Ove Storvik/Lofotr Vikingmuseum

 We are looking for enthusiastic, happy and skilled co-workers for the upcoming summer season of 2021.

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Cultural award 2020


We are proud to share that the museum November 17th was awarded Vestvågøy municipality "Cultural award 2020".

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Bring your own smartphone and headphones

Photo: Kjell Ove Storvik, Lofotr Vikingmuseum

In the archaeological exhibition and in the cinema, we have an audio guide system. In the Viking chieftain's house and outdoors, there is no audio guide system. Due to COVID-19, we do not lend iPods, tablets or headsets.

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Covid-19 authorities advice

IMG_6779 photo HAEilertsen/Lofotr Vikingmuseum Covid-19 authorities adwice

Lofotr Vikingmuseum and all museums/units part of Museum Nord are strictly following the rules set by the authorities to prevent spreading of the Covid-19-virus. 

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Autumn events 2020


In September and October, there will be many extra activities for children and adults at the Viking museum. Almost every Saturday you can join in on a different activity (however - some are conducted in the Norwegian language). 

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Oct 17th: Mead and beer in the Viking age

Mead and drinks in the Viking age Photo Kjell Ove Storvik Lofotr Vikingmuseum

What is mead? Did the Vikings drink beer? How was mead made? Join us on the event and learn more about the Vikings traditions and drinks. 

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Autumn Holiday Activities 2020


During the autumn holidays, we make arrangements for the children. Join in on new and exciting activities and cozy moments.

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Opening hours autumn 2020


The Vikings at Borg are still here. See opening hours for autumn and autumn holidays at Lofotr Viking Museum.

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Traveling all the islands?

Museum Nord

In the Lofoten islands, as well as in the Vesterålen islands and the Narvik region, there is much to be explored. If you are looking for insight into local life and history, the museums are the place to be. And, they are found all over the place. 

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Summer 2020 - activities at the museum

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There will be activities and experiences for the family during summer 2020 at Lofotr Vikingmuseum. The Viking Chieftain longhouse opens June 1. Starting June 15, there will be extra activities.

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Summer 2021: Family activity: "Lokis Tricky Rune Path"

Lokes Tricky Rune Path 2020 - B. Foto: MHE, Lofotr Vikingmuseum
This summer, families with children staying in Lofoten can join an educational and exciting family activity through the landscape of the museum. Suitable for families with children between 3-12 years old.
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