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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Cultural award 2020


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

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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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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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Lofotr Vikingfestival 2020 is cancelled

Foto: Anders Botnmark, Lofotr Vikingmuseum

Due to COVID-19, the Viking festival at Lofotr Vikingmuseum in 2020 must be cancelled.

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The museum is open from June 1st, 2020

LVM-festival-2015-269 Familie i Lofoten foto HA Eilertsen Lofotr Vikingmuseum

​We are happy to announce that the museum will be open again, starting from June 1st, 2020. 

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Press Release March 12th


The museum is closed for visitors. This is to prevent the spreading of the coronavirus. 

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Extra activities during week 10


​Monday to Friday in week 10 there will be various extra activities for the children at Lofotr Vikingmuseum due to local winter holiday school break.

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Children's Saturdays with the Vikings - February Program 2020


​On Saturdays during winter we often have extra activities for the children that are visiting our museum. Small workshops, archaeology for children, guiding for children and other activities. 

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Opening hours Christmas/new year

Marion_Hustad_Eck_Lofotr_Vikingmuseum-vinter_og_sno_45 Opening hours christmas holidays

​During the holiday season the museum is open evenings for those of you who wish to take part in a Viking feast. The museum is closed on daytime but exhibiton halls are available on the evenings for the Viking feast. 

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What is on - Autumn 2019

Lofotr_Vikingmuseum-Foto_Kjell_Ove_Storvik-4266 Cold outside warm inside with the Vikings in Lofoten

​In addition to the open longhouse, the archaeological exhibition halls and the film, there is more going on on specific days. 

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Opening hours Aug 16 - Sept 15

Kjell_Ove_Storvik-Borg-2873 Lofotr Vikingmuseum open all year.

​Opening hours vary through the year. From May 1 - September 15 the museum is open every day. 

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Workshop, lectures and demonstrations

HAE_Lofotr_Vikingmuseum_23 Learn new skills in our workshops photo H Eilertsen Lofotr VIkingmuseum

True to tradition, during the Viking festival you may dive deeper into the Viking age and learn from skilled instructors. 

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Food and beverages during the festival

IMG_7239 Try food and drinks from the Viking age photo H Eilertsen Lofotr Vikingmuseum

Food and beverages are an important part of a day out at the festival. 

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Viking Art Competition 2019

IMG_4382 Drawing competition in Lofoten at the Viking festival

Draw the best Viking. By Olaf's tent, there will be a drawing competition.

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TEL: +47 76 15 40 00

EMAIL: vikingmuseet@lofotr.no

WEB: www.lofotr.no