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Lofotr Viking Museum, Bostad

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Join a Viking feast, row an authentic Viking longboat, or learn how to throw an axe at Lofotr Viking Museum. Established at the site of a Viking village excavated during the 1980s, the museum features a chieftain's house, a blacksmith's forge, and a wide outdoor area crossed by gravel walking paths. Two full-scale replicas of the Gokstad ship are anchored on the lake. See original handicrafts as well as historical reenactments of Viking life. The smell of the bonfire and tar, and the stories told by costumed actors, will transport you back to ancient times. The new building houses two exhibition halls and a cinema. Audio guides are available in six languages. Plan your Lofotr Viking Museum visit and explore what else you can see and do in Bostad using our Bostad trip builder app.
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  • Visited with my late wife many years back when on a tour off our first cruise ship, We went inside and toured the grounds before going into the smoke filled dinner room for the traditional... 
    Visited with my late wife many years back when on a tour off our first cruise ship, We went inside and toured the grounds before going into the smoke filled dinner room for the traditional...  more »
  • One of my favorite museum stops in quite some time. What you would consider to be a traditional museum with displays and plaques to discuss the artifacts is a small portion of the overall. It is... 
    One of my favorite museum stops in quite some time. What you would consider to be a traditional museum with displays and plaques to discuss the artifacts is a small portion of the overall. It is...  more »
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  • Great attraction for kids. The long house is amazing, and the dressed-up family photos are awesome. The activities were a lot of fun, and even the short walk over, through the woods, was beautiful. There was no boat ride when we went, either because of weather conditions, or a broken boat. In any event, we didn't feel the attraction was diminished
  • To understand more about this part of history fading between reality and mythology. Do not hesitate to ask questions, people were happy to share and tell more. We were there during the festival (first day), this is clearly the great moment to visit. You can also book a dinner there. Yes it is short, one hour, but you gonna be well entertain and feed.

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