Vikings: Beyond the Legend

EXHIBITION

Where

Touring Hall
Melbourne Museum
11 Nicholson Street
Carlton, Victoria, 3053
What's On

The Vikings are coming

You've seen the TV series and you've heard the stories of savagery associated with the Vikings, now see them for what they really were. Recent archaeological discoveries have challenged our image of Vikings as pillaging and plundering pagans in horned helmets.

Vikings: Beyond the Legend brings this rich, often-misunderstood culture to life, debunking stereotypes and providing a fascinating insight into Viking domestic life, rituals and beliefs.

Almost 500 artefacts come together to form the largest collection of its kind displayed in Australia. Among the rare treasures on show are the astoundingly beautiful skeletal remains of a Viking longship, one of the finest Thor’s-hammer pendants ever found, and Viking swords dating from 700 AD to 1100 AD.

This exhibition, from the Swedish History Museum, shows us why, even 1000 years later, Viking culture still captivates imaginations.

Tickets

Buy your tickets online before 22 March 2018 and go in the draw to win a trip for 2 to Denmark! Find out more

Museum Member $13
Adult $28
Concession $22
Child $14
Family $70

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