Lofotr Viking Museum, Norway

Site Overview

Visit the largest longhouse of the Viking Age

Lofotr Viking Museum is the result of the onsite archaeological find of the largest longhouse from the Viking Age (800-1050). The house is reconstructed right beside its original site.

Learn

There is lots to understand about the people living in Lofoten during the Viking Age. By visiting the longhouse, the Viking harbour and modern exhibitions, you can learn about;

  • Trading
  • Travels
  • Mythology
  • Daily life
  • Political situation

Take Part

You can enjoy learning more and experiencing life at the time by taking part in the various activities and demonstrations that are available, such as;

  • Guiding (by both smartphone and Vikings)
  • Theatre plays
  • Songs and music
  • Food
  • Boat trips with the Viking ship
  • Handcraft demonstrations
  • Experimental archaeology
  • Physical activities like archery and axe throwing
  • And much more!
Visitor Information
Season - Months Open
All year round
Opening Hours - Days and Times
01.02 – 31.04: Mon-Sat 12:00-16:00
01.05 – 31.05: Mon – Sun 10:00-17:00
01.06 – 15.08: Mon – Sun 10:00 – 19:00
16.08 – 15.09: Mon – Sun 10:00 – 17:00
16.09 – 31.10: Mon – Sat 12:00 – 16:00
1.11 – 22.12: Wed & Sat 12:00-16:00
02.01 – 31.01: Wed & Sat 12:00-16:00
Charges
Adult NOK 170 - 200
Child (6-15years) NOK 130-150
Child (under 6 years) Free
Family (2+3) NOK 535 - 625
Students NOK 160 - 170
Senior NOK 160 - 170
Other Amenities
  • Parking
  • Bus Transport link from Svolvaer and Leknes (#177)
  • Cafe
  • Shop
  • Toilets
  • Guide publications
  • Re-enactment
  • Guided Tours
  • Festival Workshops and Courses
Key Attractions
  • Market and trade
  • Religion and Belief
  • Ships
  • Viking Voyages
  • Artefacts
  • Reconstructions
  • Excavations
  • Other
Contact Details
Address

Vikingveien 539, N-8360 , Bøstad

Telephone
Email
Website URL
www.lofotr.no

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