Insight into the world of Vikings: The exhibition’s diverse collection gives fascinating insight into the intriguing world of the seafaring Vikings, who set sail from 800 until 1050 AD to cross unknown borders, explore, trade, obtain revenues, plunder and conquer new land.
Beyond all clichés: With their sea travels and expeditions, they left not only permanent mark on Iceland, Greenland, mainland Europe, Britain and Ireland but also on Russia and Canada. Ever since, gruesome stories of Viking raids and sudden attacks from shores have been told.
Offering a nuanced picture, Vikings — Beyond the Legend relives alternative, surprising stories of the Norsemen’s culture instead. Visitors will get a fresh and authentic view on Viking culture, religion, society and politics.