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The Vikings’ world

Step into a Viking King’s grave

in the year 925 a Viking king was buried here in his warship. Vikingemuseet Ladby tells the story of the kings of the past and life in the world of the Vikings.

Is Ladbykongen Denmark’s first king?
On DR.DK you can go hunting for traces of Denmark’s first king. See the entire program HERE.

Opening hours

Tuesday-Sunday 10.00-16.00

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Adults 100 kr. | Children Free


Vikingevej 123, 5300 Kerteminde

Today’s experiences

The Ladby King's world

Immerse yourself in a tale of the heathen princes of the Viking Age – their daily lives, residence, death, and religion.

The Ship Grave

Step into the darkness and experience The Ladby King’s ship grave. See Denmark’s only Viking ship grave with the Ladby ship.


The Death Ship - the power in position

Power had to be staged, even in death. Experience the grave gifts from The Ladby King’s ship grave and the Warrior-Prince grave Rosenlund.

Holiday activities for the whole family

The Viking Museum Ladby offers exciting activities from the The Ladby King’s Viking Age during the school holidays all year round.

Unique items from The Viking Museum Ladby

Get inspiration and good ideas for gifts in our webshop.

The Viking Musem Ladby - Grave, ship, and museum

“In a class of its own (…) high quality, beautifully bound, and with an almost incredible number of lovely photographs and drawings”. Kjerteminde Avis.

Nordic myths

The book is about the Nordic myths, which were told by the Norsemen 1000 years ago. The myths take place in nine magical realms, which are bound together by the tree Ygdrasil.

Earrings at Vikingemuseet Ladby

Earrings with circular ornaments

Earrings adorned with circular ornaments.
Circular ornaments are known from the Nordic countries, the Celtic area and other parts of Europe

Puzzle: Viking ships

Puzzles for children with viking ships and fierce viking warriors.

57 pieces and measures 36.5cm x 28.5cm.

Latest news from the museum

Summer bus to the Viking Museum Ladby

Summer bus to the Viking Museum Ladby

Now you can hop on the bus and be driven right to the door when you visit the Viking Museum Ladby! The summer bus drives all seven days of the week in weeks 27-31. The route stretches from Fyns Hoved on Hindsholm to the Viking Museum Ladby south of Kerteminde...

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Creative storytelling workshop for the whole family

Creative storytelling workshop for the whole family

Through forests, over burial mounds in the search of the strong women of the olden age ... and up until now Free storytelling workshop at local ancient tombs on North and East Funen In June, you can go hunting in the vicinity of Kerteminde, Nyborg,...

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The Ladby King sets every sail

The Ladby King sets every sail

Saturday 21 May from 10 am to 2 pm the Ladby King sets all sails at the Viking Museum Ladby. Here you can meet all of the museum's volunteering groups, who work on the museum's many different Viking projects. Come and hear, see, smell, feel how the old Viking crafts...

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