Viking Life shows the Viking – with help of DNA

By on January 12, 2017

On April 29 opens the gates up to Stockholm’s new pure Viking museum. Through modern technology and well-written dramaturgy is Viking life a different museum, which offers an exciting journey and insight into life as a Viking – without compromising on scientific facts. In the exhibition are created among other a copy of a Viking man from Sigtuna neighborhood. Viking life lies in Wasahamnen on Djurgården, between Vasa Museum and Gröna Lund.

Viking life is the museum for everyone who wants to get an insight into life during the Viking Age and learn more about one of history‘s most legendary periods. The main attraction is Ragnfrids Saga, an 11 minutes long Viking expedition that invites the visitor in a dramatized tale of a family’s life in the 900s. Also presented an exhibition part where a Viking man been created in natural size, with the help of DNA from skeletons preserved in Sigtuna Museum. Among other things, we know that he was florid, probably with blue eyes, 179 cm long and between 45 and 60 years.

Opening times and prices:

10:00 to 20:00

Admission Adults SEK 190, SEK 120 for children 7-15 years. Children under 7 years free admission.

Viking journey Ragnfrids Saga recommended from 7 years.

The restaurant at Viking life will be operated by Broms, which is also available on Karlavägen in Stockholm.

Viking life opens on Djurgårdsvägen 48 April 29, 2017.

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