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Museums

Norway:

Bergen museum - located in the city of Bergen, western Norway.

Bryggens Museum - in Bergen. A section of the Bryggen ship is exhibited.

Herøy kystmuseum - Herøy coastal museum, western Noray.

Lofotr - Viking museum in Borg in Lofoten, northern Norway.

Midgardsenteret - a viking centre, Borre in Vestfold.

Museet Kystens Arv - Stadsbygd, Sør-Trøndelag. Boat museum with a work shop.

Norsk Sjøfartsmuseum - Norwegian Maritime Museum, Oslo.

Arkeologisk museum - Archaelogical Museum of Stavanger.

Sunnmøre museum - Ålesund. Replicas of the boats from Fjørtoft and Kvalsund. Viking knarr replica.

Tromsø museum

Vikingskipshuset - The Viking ship Museum in Oslo. The original ships from Tune, Gokstad and Oseberg.

International:

Dover Museum - Dover, Kent, UK. Bronze age sewn boat.

Foteviken - Vellinge, Skåne, Sweden. Full scale replica Erik Emune (11m). Medieval age kogg.

Haithabu Wikinger Museum - Schleswig Holstein, Germany. The Hedeby boat.

Jorvik Viking Centre - York, England

Ladbyskibsmuseet - Kerteminde, Fyn, Danmark. Ladbyskipet (22m).

Vikingecenter Fyrkat - Jylland, Danmark.

Vikingeskibsmuseet - Roskilde, Danmark. Skuldelevskipene.

 

Viking ship replicas and boat guilds

Aifur - viking ship in Sigtuna, Sweden

Alsnu Skeppslag - boat guild in Adelsø, Sweden

Borre Vikinglag - viking guild in Vestfold, Norway

Bronze age ship Vildhoppen - Odsherred bronze age guild, Zealand, Danmark. Blog about a skin boat replica..

Båtlaget Braute - Tingvoll, Møre og Romsdal, Norway. Sails the Åfjord boat "Braute".

Draken Harald Hairfair - the largest sailing vikingship in the World, Karmøy, Norway.

Dreknor - a copy of the Gokstad ship in Normandy, France.

Embla - the woman peace ship "Ro for fred" - Nordfjord and Sunnmøre, Norway.

Engøyholmen ro- og råseillag, Stavanger, Rogaland, Norway.

Gaia boat guild - Sandefjord, Norway. Sails the Gokstad replica "Gaia".

Galten - boat guild sailing a replica of the Galtabäck 1 ship in Varberg, Sweden.

Gokstadbåten - reconstruction of the third of the Gokstad færings. + artikkel.

Gokstad Kystlag - boat guild in Sandefjord, Vestfold.

Gratangen kystlag - boat guild in Nord-Norge.

Hardanger båtfestival - boat festival in Norheimsund, Hardanger, Norge. Held annually.

Havorn - Smolensk, Russland. 2/3 scale replica of the Gokstad ship.

Heritage Hjemkomst - Minnesota, USA

Hjortspringbåtens Laug - Hjortspring boat guild in Denmark

Hordaland Vikinglag - viking guild in Bergen, Norway.

Haakon Haakonsson - Bergen, Norge. Sails a downscaled Gokstad replica (formerly "Olav Kyrre")

Haarek og Gyda - two "byrdings" in Fagernes, Norway.

Imme Gram - Tønder boat guild, Denmark. Sails a copy of the Ladby ship.

Krampmacken - Gotland, Sweden. About the viking ship replica "Krampmacken" (9m).

Ladby Skibslaug - Kerteminde, Fyn, Denmark. Builds in 2012 a revised replica of the Ladby ship.

Mjøsen Lange - boat guild in Lillehammer, Norway. Sails "Mjøsen Lange" (10,5 m).

Orm - downscaled Oseberg ship replica built by Henry Houben, Holland.

Randaros skibslaug - Randers, Denmark. Skuldelev 3 wreck replica.

Rond - replica of the Fjørtoft boat. The ship is part of the viking camp "Raukr" in Hadeland, Norway.

Saga Oseberg - accurate replica of the Oseberg ship, Tønsberg, Norway. The Oseberg ship guild is currently replicating the Klåstad viking ship as well.

Salarøy - nordland fembøring sailed by the guild "Arctandria" in Tromsø, Norway.

Sigrid Storråda - Vänern, Sweden. Replica of the Gokstad ship.

Skibslaget Åfjordsbådene - Århus, Denmark. Sails two Åfjords boats.

Skibslag "V" - Denmark. Sails "Lindheim Sunds", Skuldelev wreck 5 replica.

Snekkeklubben - Denmark. Sails the viking ship "Kraka".

Sotka - Helsinki, Finland. Replica of the Lapuri-boat, which is the only viking ship to be found in Finland.

The Longship Company - USA. A large guild which operates the replicas "Fyrdraca" and "Gyrfalcon".

Veikingkonvoien - Florø, Norway. Looking at the lazy side of boat life.

Vikingskibslauget Sif Ege - Frederikssund, Denmark.

Yggdrasil Skibsklan - Denmark. Sails "Imme Heidrun", replica of the largest of the small Gokstad boats.

 

Boat builders in Norway

Viking ships:

Jakob S. Bjørkedal - Bjørkedalen, Sunnmøre. Have built replicas of several large viking ships.

Jakob Helset - Bjørkedalen, Sunnmøre. Boats of Sunnmøre type and smaller viking ships.

Traditional wooden boats from Norway:

Aldridge - Sem, Vestfold. New builds and restoration.

Braatø trebåtbyggeri - Kragerø, Telemark. Prams, Kragerø-terna etc.

Båt, bygg og håndverk - Nesbru, Akerhus.

Dolvik - Askøy, Hordaland. Wodden motorcruisers.

Djupevåg Båtbyggeri - Norheimsund, Hordaland. Colin Archer etc.

Eikeli trebåtbyggeri - Grimstad, Aust-Agder. Prams, smaller boats from southern Norway.

Hansen & Arntzen - Stathelle, Telemark. Restauration of larger crafts.

Hogne Danielsen - Averøya, Nordmøre. "Geitbåt" and other tradition boats, new and restauration.

Holmen yachtverft - Nesbru, Akershus. Classic motor boats, yawls, engine workshop.

Knut Eilefsen - Bjørkedalen, Sunnmøre. "Sunnmørsbåter" and "nordfjordsbåter". New and repair.

Gunnar Eldjarn båtbyggeri - Tromsø. Nordland boats.

Flakkavåg tre- og båtindustri - Onarheim, Hordaland. Oselvar and Strandebarmar.

Kai Linde - Rognan, Saltdalen, Nordland. Nordland boats, new and repair.

Ulf Mikalsen - Kjerringøy, Nordland. Nordland boats.

Morild Marin - Asker, Akershus. New and rep. of wooden crafts in clinker and carvel.

Namsen småbåt - Overhalla, Nord Trøndelag. River boats and prams.

Norwegian wooden boat co. - Grimstad, Aust Agder. Clinkered motorcrafts "sjekte" and "Grimstadjolle"

Ornes båtbyggeri - Urnes, Sogn og Fjordane. "Ornesbåt", "Sognefæring", repair and rebuild..

Oselvarverkstaden - Os, Hordaland. Oselvar boats..

Risør Trebåtbyggeri - Risør, Aust-Agder. Grimstad yawls.

Ryfylke trebåtbyggeri - Finnøy, Rogaland. Wooden boats from southwestern Norway, "Aslakbåter".

Rød båtbyggeri - Onsøya, Oslo. Clinkered motor "snekke".

Slekvikkilen trebåtbyggeri - Fredrikstad, Østfold. Wooden boats from eastern Norway, w/wo engine.

Solumar - Sollerudstranda, Oslo. Workdshop, new and repair.

Trebåten båtbyggeri - Nesset, Bunnefjorden, Oslo. Spiss boats, nordland boats etc, parts shop.

Tre og båt - Nesodden, Akershus. New and repair, carvel and clinkered.

Øvre Tune båtbyggeri - Sarpsborg, Østfold. "Tunejolle" and "lensebåt", eastern boat types.

ICELAND:

Bátasmidi - builders of traditional wooden boats in Iceland.

Tile.is - Hjalti Hafþórsson, Reykholar. Replica of an Icelandic grave boat from the Viking age.

Boat plans

The Bårset boat - oppriss og spantriss

About ship building in Regia Anglorum

Skuldelev 3 and 5

The Årby boat - a small viking boat, approx. 4 m long, drawings by Gerrie Warner, Sweden.

In general detailed boat plans are hard to find.

Viking archaeology

Birka - historic viking village in Sweden.

Kaupangprosjektet - excavation project in Vestfold, Norway.

Mangerkulturen.com - about the roman age boat findings in Mangersnes, Radøy, Hordaland, Norway.

Ribe - historic viking town in Denmark.

Ribe viking center - Ribe, Denmark.

Skiringssal - Kaupangundersøkelsen - more on the Kaupang project in Vestfold, Norway.

 

Other viking related resources

Arild Hauges runer - private website about runes, viking age etc.

Arkeoland - archaelogical resource database.

Avaldsnes - the location of the first Norwegian throne.

Axel Nelson's Fartygshistoria - swedish site about maritime history.

Digital Norseman - canadian site about viking roots.

"Fruen fra havet" - a 8600 year old burial excavation in Søgne, southern Norway.

Fornminneregisteret - norse archaelogical database, University of Oslo, Norway.

Forn-sed - norse ásatru guild. Lots of links.

Heimskringla.no - collection of norse sagas and poems in norwegian, icelandic and faroese.

Hildringstimen - Narvik, Norway. About boats from northern Norway.

Håløygætten - about viking age in northern Norway. Pts. A and N - T.

Nomenklatur - norwegian archaelogical terms.

Norsk Arkeologisk Selskap - Norwegian Archaelogcal Assc.

Museumsnett Norge - museums in Norway.

Oluf Rygh - "Norske Oldsager" - archaelogical findings in Norway.

Ormen Friske disaster - analysis by Martin Braun on the distastrous collapse of this Gokstad replica.

Ove Långe Vikingship site

Regia Anglorum - english forum on anglosaxons and vikings.

Sem og Slagen bygdebok - the excavations of the Oseberg ship.

Senter for studier i vikingtid og nordisk middelalder - centre for viking age and medieval age, University of Oslo, Norway.

Sutton Hoo Society - about the Sutton Hoo ship in England.

Steigen - The ancient northern Norway.

Viking Ships - canadian site about viking ships

Vikings: The North Atlantic Saga - National Museum of Natural History, USA.

The Viking Age

The Viking Magazine Times - Sweden

Åsgård - about ásatru and norse mythology, Universitety of Bergen, Norway.

Do also visit..

Kalle Runristare - a rock carver in Sweden specializing in viking rune stones.

Cecilia Flaten - a viking inspired painter in Chile.

Celtic rings by John Urban in Quebec, Canada. Their design is strikingly close to a viking design.

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