Viking: Rediscover the legend

Nationally and internationally significant Anglo-Saxon and Viking artefacts from the British Museum and Yorkshire Museum Trust along with current research are brought together in this exhibition to provide a new interpretation and a fresh perspective on how Vikings transformed and shaped every aspect of life in Britain.

The exhibition, programmed by the University of Nottingham Museum, features some of the most well-known Viking hoards ever discovered in this country, including the Vale of York Viking Hoard, Cuerdale Hoard, Bedale Hoard and the recently discovered Watlington Hoard on loan from the Ashmolean Museum.

Opening times:

Tuesday–Saturday: 11:00am-5:00pm
Sunday: 12:00 noon-4:00pm
Closed on Mondays

Admission is free

Image: York Helmet, courtesy of York Museums Trust, photograph by Anthony Chappel-Ross

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