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Viking Museum

September 17th 2006
The Viking Museum - A must see…..as Scott says “It was Cool!”. Three actual Viking ships built in the 800’s were discovered in burial mounds in the Oslo area. The Oseberg and the Gokstad ships were almost fully preserved, while the Tune ship was badly deteriorated. The jewels and other valuables had been robbed centuries ago. All three ships were actually used but when prominent people di ... read more
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Norwegian Flag Two centuries of Viking raids into Europe tapered off following the adoption of Christianity by King Olav TRYGGVASON in 994. Conversion of the Norwegian kingdom occurred over the next several decades. In 1397, Norway was absorbed into a union with De... ... read more
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