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Viking Ship Museum

Huk Aveny 35, 0287 Oslo, Norway
| +47 22 13 52 80
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The Viking Ship Museum Oslo  Norway

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Sun - Sat 10am - 4pm

The Viking Ship Museum

This small museum houses 3 unearthed Viking Ships and I found the history fascinating. I didn’t realize that the Viking burial ceremony was similar to the Egyptians. Their belief was that the dead needed food and drink (2 oxen were killed and dough was supplied), weapons, animals, clothes and their ships (basically everything they owned) in the afterlife. Horses and dogs (even a peacock) were killed and buried with the dead (including bridle mounts).