Visit Midgard Viking Centre

OPENING HOURS

HIGH SEASON (May 1–August 31)
Midgard Vikingcentre, café, the Viking Hall and the Viking playground.
Open everyday from 11am to 4pm.

LOW SEASON (September 1–April 30)
Midgard Vikingcentre, café and the Viking Hall.
Open every Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday from 11am to 4pm.

(The Viking playground is closed during low season. The café is not manned on Wednesdays.)

SPECIAL OCCASIONS

17th of May (Norwegian Independence day): Closed

Winter break (February 18–22)
Open everyday between 11am and 4pm.
(The Viking playground is closed.)

Easter break (April 15–19)
Open everyday between 11am and 4pm.
(The Viking playground is closed.)

Autumn break (April 30–October 4)
Open everyday between 11am and 4pm.
(The Viking playground is closed.)

ADMISSION

Adult:  90 NOK
Student/military: 70 NOK
Children (7–17): 70 NOK
Children (0–6): Free entrance
Family ticket: (2 adults and 2 children up to 17): 270 NOK
Groups: (Minimum 10 people): 70 NOK per person

  • The entrance ticket includes access to the Viking Hall, guided tour and the Viking playground.
  • We accept proof of companion for disabled people.
  • Other prices may apply during special events.

No need to purchase a ticket to visit the café or the Borre park and mounds.

GUIDED TOURS

SCHEDULED GUIDED TOURS
Midgard Vikingcentre arranges scheduled guided tours during opening hours:

  • 1pm: Guided tour of the exhibition “Hauger, haller, hav”.
  • 2pm: Guided tour of the Borre park and the newly discovered Viking ship burial.

The guided tours are included in the entrance ticket.

Midgard Vikingcentre offers tours for small and larger groups all year round. We will tailor your Viking experience. Book a tour at a time of your choosing!

We offer guided tours in:

  • The exhibitions at Midgard Vikingcentre.
  • The Borre park, with the greatest collection of grave mounds from the younger iron age in the Nordics, including two viking ship burials.
  • The Viking Hall (guildhall), a unique and grand reconstruction of one of the great auditorums of the viking age.
  • The Viking playground, where you will be able to have a go at different Viking activities.

ACCESS AND PARKING

Midgard Vikingcentre is located right next to the Borre Mounds in Horten. Here are som options on how to get here.

CAR
Exit 34, “Undrumsdalskrysset” at E18 highway. Follow Riksvei 19. Take the first exit in the next roundabout to “Kirkebakken”. Make a left and follow the road to Midgard Vikingcentre.

PARKING
Great parking just outside the Vikingcentre and the Viking Hall including parking for disabled people.

Great parking for tour coaches.

BUS
The nearest bus stop is “Kirkebakken Borre”. Bus 01, 02 og 70 stops here.
Visit vkt.no and plan your trip.

TRAIN
The nearest train station is “Skoppum stasjon”, one hour from Oslo central station.
Visit vy.no and plan your trip.

ACCESSIBILITY

Midgard Vikingcentre wish to have an including offer for our visitors and we will do our best to make your visit extraordinary.

We offer:

  • Marked parking spaces for disabled people, both outside the Vikingcentre and the Viking Hall.
  • Everything is located on the ground floor making it accessible for wheelchair users.
  • We accept proof of companion for disabled people (free entrance always).

Contact information
Please feel free to contact us if you have any queries regarding special needs and/or adaptations:

Phone: 0047 33 07 18 50
Email: midgardvikingsenter@vestfoldmuseene.no

WHERE TO STAY

Midgard Vikingcentre can offer special deals on overnight stays at many hotels close to th centre. These hotels have special discounts for our visitors. 

These hotels offers 10% off:

 

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CONTACT

Midgard Viking Centre
Birkelyveien 9
3184 Borre

Contact us
Phone number: 0047 33 07 18 50
midgardvikingsenter@vestfoldmuseene.no