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Federseemuseum (DE)

Federsee is situated about 100 kilometres south of Stuttgart and 60 kilometres north of lake Constance. This small lake is the remains of a large basin which slowly turned into land over the past 14,000 years. The peat area covers about 33 square kilometres...

Trelleborgen (SE)

In 1988, an archaeological find was discovered which added a chapter to the history of the city of Trelleborg. At the highest point of the city, one found traces of a ring wall dating back to the Viking Age...

Vikingatider (SE)

The Löddeköpinge region is strategically located close to both Malmö and Copenhagen. It is in the middle of the attractive Öresund Region, one of Europe’s most innovative and multi-cultural environments and within an hour’s reach for some 20 million people...

Peat Moors Centre - Somerset Heritage Centre (EN)

The suggestion for the Centre originated from John Coles. The first roundhouses were built by Somerset County Council staff to celebrate the centenary of the discovery of the Lake Village. They closed in 2009 but might reopen...

Bajuwarenhof Kirchheim BHK (DE)

Near Muenich archaeologists and volunteers constructed a house and several other structures. Upper Bavaria 1400 years ago... How did people live at that time? What did their houses look like, their working tools and other items of every day's life?...

Urgeschichtemuseum MAMUZ Schloss Asparn/Zaya (AT)

Lower Austria (Niederösterreich) is situated in the Northeast of the country, bordering with both the Czech republic and Slovakia and counts over 1.5 million inhabitants. Vienna is a separate county – an island within Lower Austria. The state is very rich in archaeological finds...

Museum Nord, Lofotr Viking Museum (NO)

In Borg in Lofoten, archeologists have excavated the longest Viking house ever found in the world of the Vikings. Close by the original site, the long house has been reconstructed in its full size. The house is open to visitors all year...

State Cultural Reserve of Kernave (LT)

Even though archaeological excavations started by the mid of the 19th century and have been carried out systematically since 1979, first in 1989, the State Cultural Reserve of Kernavė was created. It covers almost 200 hectares along the river Neris, with the Pajauta valley in the centre...

Middelaldercentret (DK)

The village Nykøbing, south of Copenhagen, celebrated its 700th anniversary in 1989. At the sea passage between the islands Lolland and Falster, just outside the city, a medieval trebuchet was constructed. This was a great success – the local museum must have been very happy with...

The Scottish Crannog Centre (SC)

After 17 years of underwater excavations in the Scottish lochs, in 1997 the Scottish Crannog Centre opened its doors at Loch Tay near Kenmore, in the Central Highlands. It is a good mix of experimental archaeology, visitor attraction, an indoor exhibition room as well as an outdoor reconstruction area...

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