Museum & History

Vikings in Uppsala

Vikings and their ancestors

Take a trip to an exciting and beautiful place where Vikings and their ancestors lived, in and around Uppsala.

More than a thousand years ago, Vikings and their ancestors lived in Uppland.

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They lived on estates and farms, worked the land, conducted trade and made ​​their long and famous voyages. Vikings and their ancestors is the name of a series of experiences that have been developed based on an eventful period in our history, antiquity, which also includes the Viking age.

Take guided tours, meet archaeologists at excavation sites, take part in theme days and see exhibitions with Viking themes. You can also meet Vikings – Vendel’s powerful estate owner, the merchant Ulf, Grimsa the rich Viking chief’s daughter, Andvett in Varpsund, or the Viking woman Torgerd in Gamla Uppsala – they tell of Vikings and their ancestors, on guided tours and in mobile apps.