Children’s Viking day

Children’s Viking day

The activities during the Children’s Viking day are directed towards the children, but the whole family is of course more than welcome! The children try out Viking age handicrafts and activities, and listen to exciting stories among other things!

When: the last Sunday of August, yearly. 12.00-15.00

What do we do during a Children’s Viking day?

Händer & leraDuring our Children’s viking day you can try out and learn from Vikings when they do their handicrafts in the village. You will meet Blacksmiths, Warriors and  craftsmen. For example you can try the blacksmiths hammer, create something out of wool, make a glass bead, or why not bake you own flatbread over the open fire? During certain times of the day you will hear the horn blower’s horn. That is the signal indicating something special is about to happen!  It could be a display of Viking games, lectures or maybe the storyteller will tell an exciting story.

Glasugn

The museum have several reconstructed buildings and soroundings that creates an authentic atmosphere in the village.

In walking distance from the village there is a nature preserve and Viking Age burial grunds, next to the museum is a child friendly sandy beach.

Example of some happenings for the whole family that usually occur:

  • Viking games
  • Visiting the Viking burial grounds
  • Singing & music
  • Storytelling
  • Viking age handicrafts
  • Café & souvenir sales