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Heritage Hjemkomst Interpretive Center

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202 1st Ave N, Moorhead, MN 56560-1985
+1 218-299-5511
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On the way to Winnipeg...

Had a quick stop-over in Moorhead/Fargo on the way to Winnipeg and decided to stop into the... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
StPaulIrishGal
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Minnesota
Must see in Moorhead

What a weird place! Two “ordinary” men with extraordinary ambitions and talents recognised in the... read more

Reviewed July 11, 2018
pacuthbertson
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Leamington Spa, United Kingdom
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Photographs, recordings and an award-winning documentary chronicle the construction of the 76-foot, hand-built Viking ship Hjemkomst, and its incredible 6,000-mile voyage across the Atlantic in 1982.
  • Excellent58%
  • Very good34%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“viking ship” (64 reviews)
“stave church” (57 reviews)
“clay county” (7 reviews)
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202 1st Ave N, Moorhead, MN 56560-1985
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+1 218-299-5511
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had a quick stop-over in Moorhead/Fargo on the way to Winnipeg and decided to stop into the Hjemkomst Center for a quick visit. The center is very nice and the primary focus is the big ship, because we were short on time I couldn't read...More

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Reviewed July 11, 2018 via mobile

What a weird place! Two “ordinary” men with extraordinary ambitions and talents recognised in the same place. One decided that he would build a Viking ship, transport it to Lake Superior, sail to New York then across the Atlantic Ocean to Norway! He managed to...More

Thank pacuthbertson
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Reviewed June 22, 2018

We spent about 90+ minutes at the Hjemkomst Center. Wonder tour of the Stave Church Replica. INside there is the Viking ship along with a wonderful video history of the construction of the ship and the sailing of it to Bergen, Norway. There was also...More

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Reviewed June 19, 2018

I was impressed with all there was to see. I visited here June 2018 in a group of 4 adults and 5 kids. The viking ship and all the viking gear that could be tried on was super fun. The ship was gorgeous and I...More

Thank Beth B
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Reviewed June 18, 2018 via mobile

Beautiful replicas worth stopping in and seeing. Great for a photo op, if you are in the area don't miss it.

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Reviewed June 6, 2018 via mobile

We were on a 12 day tour and took an extra detour to crossover into Moorhead just to visit here. We really enjoyed the video (bought a copy in the gift shop to share with family not on the trip) and the tour of the...More

Thank Amanda H
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Reviewed June 5, 2018

Our daughter had her reception at the Hjemkomst Heritage Center for 250 people. Our other daughter had her reception there as well for about the same number last year. Both of the events were great for a very reasonable price! The venue and grounds are...More

Thank Kathy H
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Reviewed May 30, 2018

This was a great place to visit. With the videos, tour, and artifacts, it tells you two inspirational stories about how far people would go to achieve their dreams! I was very touched by both stories. I think it would be a great place for...More

Thank Travel_The_World_Jia
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Reviewed May 28, 2018

I really wanted to give this review a "Very Good" rating but could not as the woman employee we encountered multiple times was extremely unfriendly and downright angry. She was rude when we asked questions and acted as though we were bothering her. When we...More

Thank NotAFoodSnobFromNY
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Reviewed May 24, 2018

Lots of history to take in. Would strongly suggest people watch the video about the building of the ship and sailing to Norway.

Thank ArdyHugo_MN
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bryan h
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Response from daisymae531 | Reviewed this property |
I believe the entrance fee is $6 pp but this is their # to call and verify 212-299-5155
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