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Viking exhibition on a two-year-tour
In late April 2018, a ship reached New York with the exhibition The Vikings Begin, and embarked on a two-year tour of the US. On display will be a selection of 1,300-year-old items from the pre-Viking Age. Usually in storage at Gustavianum in Uppsala, they have never crossed the Atlantic before. But now the mysterious world of the early Vikings is to be revealed to a wider audience.

News article (11 April 2018): The Well-Laden Ship: Viking exhibition soon to reach America

Watch the film från Mystic Seaport Museum: "The Vikings Begin": What's Your Favorite?

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