Exposition – We Call Them Vikings
01/05/2012 – 28/10/2012 : Drents Museum
February 2013 – May/June 2013 : National Museums of Scotland, Edinburg
19/9/2013 – 2/2/2014 : Australian National Maritime Museum, Sydney
16/5/2014 – 11/11/2014 : Royal BC Museum, Victoria
28/2/2015 – 20/9/2015 : Field Museum, Chicago
3/12/2015 – 17/4/2016 : Musée Canadien de l’Histoire, Gatineau
The exhibition deals with the period between 750 and 1100 CE in Scandinavia. The Viking Age story is told with the help of a large number of unique objects from the Swedish History Museum (Historiska museet) in Stockholm. Different themes in the exhibition provide insights into Viking domestic life, death rituals, the significance of their craft, their mythology and the symbolism of their ships.