The Viking ship museum (Vikingskipshuset in Norwegian) is a museum located in the Bygdøy area a few km west of Oslo. It was initially set up in 1926 and houses the Oseberg Viking ship and other Viking ships from Gokstad and Tune. The Oseberg Viking ship is in an excellent preservation status and was excavated from a burial mound at the Oseberg farm near Tønsberg. The ship dates back to the 9th century Viking period. It is 21.58m long and built out of oak.
01 Viking ship museum 02 Viking ship 03 Oseberg Viking ship 04 Viking ship 05 Oseberg Viking ship
06 Ship prow 07 Ship prow 08 Viking ship 09 Oseberg Viking ship
10 Viking ship 11 Viking ship 12 Viking ship 13 Viking ship
14 Viking ship 15 Wooden animal head 16 Bottom part of Viking ship 17 Oseberg ship prow 18 Oseberg Viking ship
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