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Vikings: blood-thirsty plunderers or misunderstood explorers, farmers, traders and highly skilled craftsmen?
Decide for yourself! Explore Viking culture, society and technology as you may never have known it. Discover Viking art, traditions, beliefs, political power and overall Viking lifestyle.
Featuring impressive archaeological discoveries, Vikings: Warriors of the Sea sheds new light on the Viking Age, dispelling long-held stereotypes about its people, traditions and influence. Vikings, while known for being raiders and warriors, were also a civilization of many talents, including brilliant innovations like sturdy, light-weight ships, beautiful jewelry, and even the invention of the modern comb. This exhibit features 140 authentic artifacts to give a well-rounded view of Viking culture, including jewelry, keys, weapons, silver hoards, brooches and clothing.
“Vikings: Warriors of the Sea” has been produced in partnership by the National Museum of Denmark and MuseumsPartner in Austria. Vikings: Warriors of the Sea is sponsored in part by the Frances Wood Wilson Foundation, Inc.