The Viking with Crystal Hollis (Friends of the Viking Ship) | JORVIK Viking Centre

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Event
The Viking with Crystal Hollis (Friends of the Viking Ship)
Start
13th September 2019
Time
1:30pm
Cost
£6
Venue
DIG: An Archaeological Adventure
Phone
01904615505
Address
DIG: An Archaeological Adventure, St. Saviourgate, York, YO1 8NN
Category
Talk

In 1893 the first ever replica of the Gokstad sailed across the Atlantic from Norway to Chicago.

The replica, known as The Viking, has resided in Chicago ever since. Come hear the story of this incredible artefact from its construction to present day, and learn about today's conservation efforts.

Image credit: Museum of Cultural History, University of Oslo, Norway.