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Ribe Vikinge Center

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Nice stop in the area

Only need about an hour in this museum to get a flavor of the Viking life. The town of Ribe is... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Midland1955
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Fascinating place

A fascinating and interesting place you get to see how the Vikings lived and worked. if you have... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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Lustrupvej 4, Ribe, Esbjerg 6760, Denmark
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Only need about an hour in this museum to get a flavor of the Viking life. The town of Ribe is very nice and you should plan on spending another hour walking through this small, old village.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A fascinating and interesting place you get to see how the Vikings lived and worked. if you have kids I really recommend purchasing the activity card which allows the kids to experience the place more fully. With the activity card they can Work on the...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a reconstruction of a medieval village. There is everything from farm buildings, and market places to a mini harbour. Employees and some volunteers dress in period costumes and demonstrate activities of the times. Some of the actors explain and show what they are...More

Thank Lonelobster
Reviewed August 23, 2018 via mobile

This is an excellent place to visit, to get a crash course through Viking history. Staff double as ‘actors’ reenacting Viking life through the ages are knowledgable and friendly. Also a great place for the kids to experience some culture in a fun way.

Thank Calyn C
Reviewed August 18, 2018 via mobile

We have been to a lot of Viking museums and this one beat them all. The main difference is that there are volunteers re-enacting the Viking ago. The volunteers are everywhere in the park doing their daily chores. They are friendly and provide explanation on...More

Thank AbelWei
Reviewed August 8, 2018 via mobile

We visited the Ribe Viking Center with our family (inluding two children aged 5 and 8). We easily spend 4-5 hours there and even sawnthe Danish Queen as she was visiting also. The kids can have an activity card (there is a discount through the...More

Thank JohnG77
Reviewed July 17, 2018 via mobile

This place offers a very good experience of what was the Viking life a couple of centuries ago. We particularly appreciated the "Viking families " (volunteers) living like once on the spot. They were enthusiastic and provided a lot of explanations and activities for all...More

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Reviewed July 14, 2018 via mobile

We had a lovely 4 hours visiting the centre and thoroughly enjoyed the range of people and activities. It was a shame that many of the displays were a little limited on the day we were there - 14 July - but it didn’t really...More

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Bjarne C, Direktør at Ribe Vikinge Center, responded to this reviewResponded July 17, 2018

Dear Michael, thanks for your comments. Due to the dry weather situation everything looks more "sad" than normal. But when that is said we are continouisly thinking about what kind of impression we are giving the visitors. In viking age the landscape, towns and farms...More

Reviewed July 9, 2018 via mobile

This is an outstanding place to visit for anyone to learn about how the Vikings lived. The people who give tours and exhibit the different areas actually live on the attraction and work the farm or town in their special area. Children have the option...More

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Reviewed July 6, 2018 via mobile

It wasn't cheap to get in but we really enjoyed our time watching the workers and taking part in some of the activities. It really is hand on and there is very little that you can't touch it sit on it even lie down on

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You can also get there by train. It is also about 3,5 hours. When you come to the railway station it is the easiest to take a taxi. But we are situated only 2,5 km. south of Ribe so you can walk on a nice secure footpath if... More
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Ribe is on Jutland, the peninsula that extends from Germany. To reach it from Copenhagen you have to cross two large islands and two long bridges. If you were travelling by car it would take you several hours with hefty... More
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