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Storholmen Viking Village

Varjagvagen 1 | Svanberga, Norrtalje 761 73, Sweden
+46 70 342 51 70
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A glimpse of history!

At this place one could be entertained for almost a full day! Almost every hour some event starts... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
bbjurstr
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Norrtalje, Sweden
Incredible experience

Beautiful scenery, gracious hosts, and delicious food. The Vikings told sagas, showed us games... read more

Reviewed 9 July 2017
Nat T
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An archeological open air museum in Roslagen Experience the Viking age with all your senses! Visit us with the family during the summer, join us in a travel through time! You can also book an unusual feast. The Viking village of Storholmen is for everyone!
  • Excellent76%
  • Very good18%
  • Average2%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“wool” (4 reviews)
“beads” (2 reviews)
“fun” (9 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Varjagvagen 1 | Svanberga, Norrtalje 761 73, Sweden
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+46 70 342 51 70
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

At this place one could be entertained for almost a full day! Almost every hour some event starts and gives a good guide on how life could have been during the Viking era. It´s fun for the kids and as a bonus you can watch...More

Thank bbjurstr
Reviewed 9 July 2017 via mobile

Beautiful scenery, gracious hosts, and delicious food. The Vikings told sagas, showed us games, they had Iron Age historic stations like bead making and iron smithing, all while throwing in really fun little history lessons. If you're interested in history its a wonderful place to...More

1  Thank Nat T
Reviewed 22 December 2016

I was really expecting this Viking living museum on Birka island to be really something special. But unfortunately, when I was there, there weren't any scheduled events going on. There are docents giving walking tours only in Swedish. Who talked about the daily life back...More

Thank Joe A
JacobChristman, Manager at Storholmen Viking Village, responded to this reviewResponded 24 December 2016

Hello! I think you have reviewed the wrong Viking Village. Are you sure you were not at Birka and Hovgarden where you take a ferry from Stockholm to get there? We are located one hour north of Stockholm and you can get to us by...More

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Reviewed 29 July 2016 via mobile

We really enjoyed this place. Trying special Viking activities during the day like Viking age games, baking Viking bread, learned how make beautiful glass beads.

1  Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 27 July 2016 via mobile

Family oriented activities, such as baking your own viking bread an knitting a wooden basket. The vikings show off games, "fighting" and tell sagas. Great fun, the kids loved it!

Thank Joakim L
Reviewed 20 February 2016

I am a french journalist writing about vikings and travelling. I came during summer 2013. I was an expat in Stockholm at that time and I spent a year travelling through Sweden/Danemark/Norway to visit all the vikings sites with my kids. I absolutly adored Storholmen....More

1  Thank nicolasj837
Reviewed 17 August 2015

Had a realy good time there, I liked that you can actualy try different handcrafts that Vikings did (like working with wool, baking bread....). Also very fun for children!

Thank fant18
Reviewed 2 August 2015

In this little viking village, you feel like you have travelled back in time. All staff is dressed in period costume and you get to try out activities like wool felting, bow and arrow shooting and baking, while hearing the loveliest educational information about all...More

1  Thank vibekekoehler
Reviewed 2 August 2015

We had a ball listening to the Viking stories and music. We traveled with a 10 and 13 year old whole had a blast watching old Viking games and learning about Viking traditions. Even in the rain it was worth the hours drive from Stockholm!

1  Thank KaariJeffMakMarl
Reviewed 19 July 2015

What a great place to take my son. I loved feeling like I was stepping back in time. They had great activities (like dagger throwing! and bread making) and it was fun just to wander around.

Thank marlaher
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lukevale
6 November 2016|
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Response from JacobChristman | Property representative |
Unfortunatly we do not have any activities during the winter but the gates are open and you are welcome to walk around the area! With kind regards Storholmen
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