Questions and answers
- What is Vikingaliv?
Vikingaliv is an innovative museum and a world attraction about Vikings and the Viking Age. Vikingaliv provides unique insight into life in the Viking Age through an exhibition and an exciting historical Viking Ride.
- What is there to do at Vikingaliv?
Vikingaliv presents the Vikings’ own history through an exhibition and a dramatized tale in a unique Viking Ride, as well as a restaurant and shop. Vikingaliv is based on historical facts combined with the most recent discoveries of Viking history. Facts are presented playfully and interactively. Vikingaliv will treat you to illusions, fantasies, and exciting tales.
- What does it cost to visit Vikingaliv?
Entrance to Vikingaliv is SEK 190 for adults and SEK 120 for children. Entrance is free for children 0–6 years.
- Can I pay with cash at the entrance to Vikingaliv?
We don’t handle cash at Vikingaliv as we consider card payments to be more secure. Payments can be made by card only.
- Can I bring a stroller into Vikingaliv?
No, due to fire safety you are not allowed to bring a stroller into Vikingaliv. But you are welcome to borrow a baby carrier from Babybjörn at the entrance.
- Can I bring my dog into Vikingaliv?
At Vikingaliv, we love all animals, which is exactly why they are not allowed. Due to allergies and the health of the animals themselves, they must remain outside.
- Can we bring a packed lunch and eat it at Vikingaliv?
Vikingaliv has no space where you can eat a packed lunch. But Djurgården is full of green areas great for a picnic.
- Is it possible to buy food at Vikingaliv?
At Vikingaliv, you’ll find Restaurant Glöd. The restaurant has a modern Nordic feel, both in terms of food and décor.
- Can I visit Restaurant Glöd without paying entrance?
You are very welcome to visit our restaurant Glöd without paying entrance.
- Can I visit your museum shop without paying entrance?
Absolutely, you’re welcome to visit the museum shop without paying entrance.
- Can we buy tickets to Vikingaliv in advance?
Yes. You can buy entrance tickets to Vikingaliv in advance. Once purchased, you will receive your tickets digitally. When you arrive at Vikingaliv, take your place in the queue called “Advance tickets”. (Link to ticket page)
- How long does a normal visit to Vikingaliv take?
A visit to Vikingaliv typically takes between 1 and 2 hours.
- What is the Viking Ride?
Ragnfrid’s Saga is an 11-minute long Viking Ride – a journey through countries and landscapes that makes the life of Vikings feel both real and eerie. The Viking Ride tells, in an entertaining and exciting way, of newly discovered historical findings from the Viking Age. Visitors meet the main character, Harald, and his wife, Ragnfrid, as spring is about to arrive, the food about to run out, and the family’s enemy is about to take over their farm. The tale is told by the aging Ragnfrid.
- What are the times for Ragnfrid’s Saga?
To avoid long queues to the Viking Ride, we have chosen to use slot times. You’ll receive a ticket to Ragnfrid’s Saga when you get to the entrance. On your ticket is a specified time. The time on your ticket is the earliest time when you can get in queue to the Viking Ride. In the meantime, you are welcome to explore the exciting exhibition, visit our shop, or have something to eat at Restaurant Glöd.
- Is the Viking Ride scary?
The Viking Ride is recommended for children from the age of 7. Children under the age of 7 are welcome to ride if the accompanying adult believes that the child will appreciate the experience.
- In which languages can I hear Ragnfrid’s Saga?
We currently offer the following languages: Swedish, English, Finnish, Russian, German, and Chinese.
- Is Ragnfrid’s Saga included in the entrance fee?
Yes, Ragnfrid’s Saga is included in the entrance fee.
- Can we go for a second ride on Ragnfrid’s Saga?
Depending on availability, your party may go on a second ride on Ragnfrid’s Saga. It costs SEK 50. During high season we often have too many visitors to be able to offer a second ride.
- How do I get to Vikingaliv?
Vikingaliv is located on Djurgårdsvägen 48, at Djurgården in Stockholm. Between the Vasa Museum and Gröna Lund Amusement Park.
Tram no 7 – get off at Liljevalchs/Gröna Lund
Bus 67 – get off at Liljevalchs/Gröna Lund
Djurgårdsfärjan ferry – get off at Allmänna Gränd
Ressel (M/S Emelie) – get off at Allmänna Gränd
Walk – walk along Strandvägen and turn right onto Djurgårdsbron bridge. Continue past Nordiska muséet (the Nordic Museum).
- Can we park our car nearby Vikingaliv?
Vikingaliv has no parking. Djurgården provides a few parking spaces. We therefore recommend using public transport or walking to Vikingaliv. See “find us” for further instructions on how to get to Vikingaliv.
- Are all your activities indoors?
Yes, all activities at Vikingaliv are indoors.
- Can I go on the Viking Ride with a wheelchair?
You can go on the Viking Ride of you are able to get out of the wheelchair, by yourself or with the help of someone accompanying you. The wheelchair itself cannot be brought onto the ride.
- How wheelchair accessible is Vikingaliv?
Vikingaliv has an elevator between the different floors. Getting around in a wheelchair in the exhibition is no problem.
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