The Vikings in Aalborg

How did they live in the Iron and Viking ages in Aalborg? What did they eat and drink? What did they believe in? All this is presented through exciting new techniques as well as the original burial site at Lindholm Høje and Lindholm Høje Museum.

With an outset in the recovered relics, you will be introduced to Viking life through magnificent reconstructions, panoramas, illustrations and 3D animations. 

History comes alive

At Lindholm Høje you will find exhibitions and the history of the area comes alive. With an outset in the recovered relics, you will be introduced to Viking life through magnificent reconstructions, panoramas, illustrations and 3D animations. Experience how the inhabitants of Lindholm kept cattle, worked the field, built and decorated their houses, cooked, wove and traded.


How did they live in the Iron and Viking age in Aalborg? What did they eat and drink? How was the everyday life and the celebrations, and what was the religion? All this is presented at the original burial site at Lindholm Høje and the Lindholm Høje Museum.

Criminal cases from years gone by can be solved, when archaeologists, fire technicians and forensic scientists work together. You can experience an example of this process in the new exhibition building at the Lindholm Høje Museum

At the Lindholm Høje Museum you will experience in an exciting way way how the vikings lived in Aalborg...

The vikings in Aalborg

Did people drink beer in the olden days? They most certainly did! What did it taste like? This you can get an idea of, when you visit the museum at Lindholm Høje. You can also experience one of the most beautiful long barrows in the country is situated on a small hill by the fiord.

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Good old days

Are you curious to explore how people lived for more than hundred years ago, here you find suggestions on museums and historical buildings in Aalborg.

All of Denmark is bursting with great viking experiences throughout the year. Ancient monuments, mystic runestones, stunning longships, open-air life-size villages, burial mounds, mesmerising museums and much, much more.

Are you curious to explore how people lived for hundred years ago, here you find suggestions on museums and historical buildings in Aalborg. 

The Franciscan museum is situated under one of the busy shopping streets in Aalborg, Algade. Go underground with an elevator to see the well-preserved medieval ruins of the Franciscans in Aalborg, established around 1250.

Take a virtual tour at Lindholm Høje