Viking Museum Haithabu, Busdorf

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If you've been wondering what life was like in the age of Vikings, Viking Museum Haithabu offers a glimpse. The museum displays a host of Viking artifacts, including part of a sunken Viking ship. Walk along a woodland trail to reach a reconstructed village and experience how its inhabitants would have lived. The houses are adorned with pottery, tables, furs, and textiles. During the summer, you sometimes can catch a ride on a reconstructed Viking ship. Year-round, the museum offers craft demonstrations, such glass bead-making, weaving, archery, and bread-making. Many of the activities allow visitor participation. Put Viking Museum Haithabu on your schedule, and learn what else deserves a visit by using our Busdorf online trip planner.
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  • The museum was informative and well laid out. However... The staff were taciturn to the point of rudeness. We don't speak German, and there English was poor. No mention was made to the fact that all....  more
    The museum was informative and well laid out. However... The staff were taciturn to the point of rudeness. We don't speak German, and there English was poor. No mention was made to the fact that all....  more »
  • The wander around this village was short but sweet. Filled with a dozen or so recreated houses, staff in costume, baby birds nesting in houses and roaming chickens it was definitely a novel... 
    The wander around this village was short but sweet. Filled with a dozen or so recreated houses, staff in costume, baby birds nesting in houses and roaming chickens it was definitely a novel...  more »
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  • Very well explained and arranged. Having visited this place many times over the years, is great to see it go with the times. Quite busy in the Viking village, and the summer market is truly worth a visit. The "vikings" explain there trade in several languages, impressive.
  • Super interesting. The audio guide is very good and easy to use. My younger kids had fun as well as the adults in my party. The walk to the reconstructed town was beautiful and not to far. The staff was nice and helpful.

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