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A free to enter place which is keeping alive traditional skills from Viking times, and in doing so presents a look at how they lived. There is a good collection of different types of Viking traditional boats, and also replica boat from a later period...More
We went on a short drive from Västerås to this place. It was not open but also not closed. You could walk in the attractions and get on the boats unsupervised. They were all moored so no risk of piracy on the lake. They did...More
This Viking village had been built for visitors to fully appreciate how Vikings lived; from their cooking arrangements, to bathing, dining, and living as a community. The museum is open all year round and is free of charge. There are only group tours during the...More
They absolutely love the homemade ice cream and they have a lot of fun doing the activities they provide. Testing a number of Viking themed activities. Their favourite is the blacksmith where they can do a Tors hammer. For the one that loves good Ice...More
Date of experience: July 2017
Malin John-Erik K, Ägare at Vasteras Historiska Skeppsmuseum, responded to this reviewResponded 13 July 2017
Nice collection of ships - the site is being expanded, at the moment. It is only open during Summer. If you go before, like I did, you might be lucky to see the workers putting tar on the ships, and preparing everything for the new...More
I write this evaluation on behalf of my 12 yrs old daughter who spent a splendid afternoon at the Västeras Historiska Skeppmuseum beginning of July 2016. Everyone there took her on a time travel and made the afternoon a wonderful experience.
There they offer many...More
The Vikings ship were so interesting and the history behind them. Homemade icecream was best I've ever tasted and the archery and stone carving was great fun for all ages. Beautiful setting with campfire and pier over the lake to enjoy the sunset.
Some of the best gourmet cooking I have ever tasted. The staff was superb as far as service and the cooking class is concerned. The hot tubs and sauna on the water give a superb view of the lake and historical boats. I will definitely...More