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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
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
Robert Asp had a vision to build a Viking ship and sail it from Lake Superior to Norway. The story is told in a movie and the actual ship is on display. Also a hand built Scandinavia Nave church is at the center as well....More
Whether you're a quarter Scandinavian, interested in Norse or regional history, or even just into the show Vikings, the Hjemkomst is definitely a worthwhile endeavor. Their biggest draws are the many regional culture and heritage celebrations along with, of course, the full scale viking ship...More
We enjoyed the Viking ship and video. The video is a half an hr and worth your time. The video gives a lot more insight into creating the ship, getting it ready for sailing and the voyage. We also enjoyed the Stave church. I recommend...More
We didn't have a lot of time to spend here, but really enjoyed the details. The church and the viking ship are each magnificent. Do take the time to view the photo gallery in the lower level of the museum.
1 star for the WWI exhibit - I've been to hundreds of historical museums and sites throughout the US - but I've never been to one that editorialized and that tried to push a point of view as much as this one... It's like they...More