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Viking Days at Mystic Seaport Museum 2019

06/01/2019 - 06/02/2019

Mystic Seaport Museum will be transformed into a celebration of Viking culture, complete with craft demonstrations, live performances, and on-the-water activities.

  • Public deck tours of the Draken Harald Hårfagre
  • Screenings of the full length Draken documentary Expedition America – a Modern Viking Adventure 
  • Viking encampment with Draugar Vinlands
  • Hands-on activities including traditional Viking games, crafts, and tug of war
  • Build a toy Viking longship
  • Lectures on various aspects of Viking history by Dr. William Short and Lynn Noel, and talks about the Draken’s adventures by her captain Björn Ahlander.
  • Musical and stage performances
  • Mead-making demonstrations
  • Gotland sheep and woolen crafts
  • Special Planetarium show, “Stars of the Vikings”
  • Norse boat building and faering demonstrations (a faering is a traditional Norse boat)

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Mystic Seaport Museum
75 Greenmanville Avenue
Mystic, CT 06355 United States
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