The focal centrepiece of this exhibition is our replica boat, dressed for a ship burial. (Shown here on display at the Beacon Museum, Whitehaven, 2019)
Viking Ship Burial
The contents of the boat includes a range of grave goods that the Vikings could have included in a ship burial.
The grave goods in a ship burial could be used to show the power and status of the deceased.
The artefacts included in the exhibition allow an insight in the everyday life of the Vikings. (Shown here on display at the Beacon Museum, Whitehaven, 2019)
Combs were prized possessions in the Viking Age.
Our Magical Worlds area is great for younger visitors. (Shown on display here at the Beacon Museum, Whitehaven, 2019)
Visitors are introduced to the fascinating world of Viking beliefs and the universe of the Nine Realms.