Viking festival (eng)

14 juni 2024 - 16 juni 2024
Plats: Gamla Uppsala museum Tid: kl. 11 - 17
Viking festival (eng) The viking camp

Welcome to the Viking festival!

The Viking Age comes to life in Gamla (Old) Uppsala!

Join us for an entire weekend, Friday - Sunday, June 14-16.
For three days, you can immerse yourself in the life of the Viking Age.

Viking associations dressed in period-appropriate clothing will visit Gamla Uppsala and set up camp in front of the museum.

Experience a Viking market and camp life, where you can watch Viking-era crafts being made and buy replicas of Viking artifacts.

There will also be tours and activities for children and families.

The festival is included in the regular admission fee.
Tip: Buy an annual pass for 200 SEK, allowing you unlimited access to the museum and all three festival days in 2024.

Annual Ticket: 200 SEK - valid for unlimited visits throughout 2024.
Single Ticket/Entry: 150 SEK
Student/Senior: 120 SEK
Free entry for visitors 19 years and younger.

PROGRAM:

11:00 AM - The market and the museum open.
Tickets can be purchased at the entrance to the area.

Fashion Show "Viking Age clothing" - 12:00 PM, 2:00 PM, and 4:00 PM.

Saturday and Sunday at 3:00 PM - Lecture with Anneli Sundkvist, archaeologist and author : Daughters of the Valkyries, some Viking-era horsewomen in Scandinavia ( in Swedish)


Short outdoor tours (in English) Friday–Sunday:

11:00 AM - Runes and Runestones
11:30 AM - Cult and Sacrifices in Old Uppsala
12:00 PM - The large Royal Mounds
12:30 PM - The King's Great Hall
1:00 PM - Runes and Runestones
1:30 PM - Cult and Sacrifices in Old Uppsala
2:00 PM - The large Royal Mounds
2:30 PM - The King's Great Hall
3:00 PM - Runes and runestones
3:30 PM - Cult and Sacrifices in Old Uppsala
4:00 PM - The large Royal Mounds

5:00 PM - Closing ceremony and the festival ends.