Historical voyage on the Oslo Fjord

Set sail with the renaissance boat Vaaghals

  • Ombord på Vaaghals
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    Ombord på Vaaghals
  • John Douglas and Vaaghals
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    John Douglas and Vaaghals Norsk Maritimt Museum
  • Vaaghals på fjorden
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    Vaaghals på fjorden Norsk Maritimt Museum
  • Trebåten Vaaghals på vannet med fire barn i redningsvest og tre voksne ombord, én ved roret, én ved årene.
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    Barn ombord Vaaghals.
  • Trebåten Vaaghals på vannet med to seil, Oslo i bakgrunnen. Minst åtte personer ombord.
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    Rekonstruksjonen Vaaghals i seilas på Oslofjorden. Norsk Maritimt Museum
  • Trebåten Vaaghals, tre personer ombord, mast, foran to blå fendere.
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    Vaaghals på vannet med mast.

Join us for a green excursion on this reconstructed renaissance boat! Experience Oslo like you have never seen it before, from the lower sea side! 

This is a unique trip, where the crew on board, is actually the ones that build the boat, telling you about the old city of Oslo, with an archeological perspective. You will soon feel like a part of the crew, and you will be given the chance to row an set sail if the wind allow it. You will feel how the winds almost lifts the boat in the sail through the sea, all quiet and firm. No foregoing sailing knowlegde is necessary to participate.

This 1500`s boat were reconstructed at the Norwegian Maritime Museums by archeologists and by the museums own Boat Building Workshop. It is built in Nordic clinker boat tradition related to the Viking Ships. Join us for an unforgettable trip on the Oslo Fjord!

Duration: 
Approximately 1,5 hour, included safety instructions before boarding.

Price: 
Adults 295 NOK
Children (up to 12 years) 150 NOK
Family ticket (2 adults +3 children) 900 NOK
Children under 5 years of age not allowed due to safety reasons.
Tickets can be purchased with card/ cash in the visitors centre at the Norwegian Maritime Museum. We also accept Vipps by the boat.
Meet up 10 minutes before departure with your ticket. The boat is moored at the quayside.