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Realistic

Unbelievable place. Felt like i had gone back in time. Well worth a visit to see how the Vikings... read more

Reviewed July 28, 2018
Ruth M
National Day

Very good organized party in a spectacular environment. Like a museum come to live. I cant wait to... read more

Reviewed September 6, 2017
Mammaduvan
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Norrtalje, Sweden
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Jul 28, 2018
“Realistic”
Sep 6, 2017
“National Day”
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An archeological open air museum in Roslagen Experience the Viking age with all your senses! Visit us with the family during the summer, join us in a travel through time! You can also book an unusual feast. The Viking village of Storholmen is for...more
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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Varjagvagen 1 | Svanberga, Norrtalje 761 73, Sweden
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+46 70 342 51 70
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Reviewed July 28, 2018

Unbelievable place. Felt like i had gone back in time. Well worth a visit to see how the Vikings truly lived on a day to day basis. Truly a wonderful experience.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Ruth M
Reviewed September 6, 2017 via mobile

Very good organized party in a spectacular environment. Like a museum come to live. I cant wait to come back next year.

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank Mammaduvan
Reviewed August 30, 2017

Storholmrn is the perfect place to deep in the history of a viking village. You can play funny games, watch ancient workshops or make bread as they used to as well as do a boar rowing trip around the lake. It's really worth it!

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed July 25, 2017

At this place one could be entertained for almost a full day! Almost every hour some event starts and gives a good guide on how life could have been during the Viking era. It´s fun for the kids and as a bonus you can watch...More

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed July 8, 2017 via mobile

Beautiful scenery, gracious hosts, and delicious food. The Vikings told sagas, showed us games, they had Iron Age historic stations like bead making and iron smithing, all while throwing in really fun little history lessons. If you're interested in history its a wonderful place to...More

Date of experience: June 2017
1  Thank Nat T
Reviewed December 22, 2016

I was really expecting this Viking living museum on Birka island to be really something special. But unfortunately, when I was there, there weren't any scheduled events going on. There are docents giving walking tours only in Swedish. Who talked about the daily life back...More

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank Joe A
JacobChristman, Manager at Storholmen Viking Village, responded to this reviewResponded December 24, 2016

Hello! I think you have reviewed the wrong Viking Village. Are you sure you were not at Birka and Hovgarden where you take a ferry from Stockholm to get there? We are located one hour north of Stockholm and you can get to us by...More

Reviewed July 28, 2016 via mobile

We really enjoyed this place. Trying special Viking activities during the day like Viking age games, baking Viking bread, learned how make beautiful glass beads.

Date of experience: July 2016
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Reviewed July 27, 2016 via mobile

Family oriented activities, such as baking your own viking bread an knitting a wooden basket. The vikings show off games, "fighting" and tell sagas. Great fun, the kids loved it!

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank Joakim L
Reviewed February 19, 2016

I am a french journalist writing about vikings and travelling. I came during summer 2013. I was an expat in Stockholm at that time and I spent a year travelling through Sweden/Danemark/Norway to visit all the vikings sites with my kids. I absolutly adored Storholmen....More

Date of experience: July 2015
1  Thank nicolasj837
Reviewed August 16, 2015

Had a realy good time there, I liked that you can actualy try different handcrafts that Vikings did (like working with wool, baking bread....). Also very fun for children!

Date of experience: July 2015
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February 21, 2018|
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Response from Mammaduvan | Reviewed this property |
No its only open in july, sorry. But l think you can come on other times if you are a group and make a reservation in advance.
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Response from JacobChristman | Property representative |
Unfortunatly we do not have any activities during the winter but the gates are open and you are welcome to walk around the area! With kind regards Storholmen
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