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Heritage Hjemkomst Interpretive Center

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There are frequent events (like German Heritage, Midwest Viking Festival, etc.) that are a lot of... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Fargo, United States
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I traveled with a group from work to visit the Hjemkomst Center and I was very impressed with the... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
Devils Lake, North Dakota
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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.
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202 1st Ave N, Moorhead, MN 56560-1985
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

There are frequent events (like German Heritage, Midwest Viking Festival, etc.) that are a lot of fun. Some of the displays get updated to mesh with the event, but all of the displays are very interesting. And you can't miss the Viking ship!

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I traveled with a group from work to visit the Hjemkomst Center and I was very impressed with the tour that we recieved. This was my first time visiting and I will definitely be letting my friends and family know what a great opportunity it...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed March 19, 2019

Between the reproduction church and the replica Viking ship, the Hjemkomst, the Hjemkomst Center is one of the things that visitors to the F-M area that want to experience the area need to go visit! Rates are reasonable and tours are available as well.

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed March 19, 2019

The museum is well put together. It has exciting displays for all ages. The rooms used by other groups are very comfortable.

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed January 16, 2019 via mobile

Friendly and knowledgeable staff members! The inside outside and bathrooms were all spotless. My church tour guide made the experience fun. I also watched the video. It’s a must and took the self guided tour of the military exhibit. I spent about three hours there.

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed November 29, 2018

Learned so much about Scandinavian history by going here! If you're in the area, this is a must see.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed November 12, 2018 via mobile

We stopped in the Hjemkomst museum during a road trip to Fargo. It would have been better to visit when the weather was nicer so we could explore the stave church and the grounds a little more, but it was still a good trip. My...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed November 11, 2018 via mobile

We enjoyed our visit and learning the story about how this ship sailed to Norway, achieving a dream against all odds. Also the building itself was so cool. Also be sure to take the stave church tour.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed November 9, 2018

This is a strange little museum. I think that most people come to look at the viking ship replica (very cool) or the stave church (make sure that you take the short tour to get a peek inside). What was really interesting was the world...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed November 6, 2018

WE did not go in the museum, but walked on the river trail that is near to this museum. The river views were lovely. Great way to spend a sunny autumn afternoon.

Date of experience: November 2018
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bryan h
July 1, 2017|
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