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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...

Sagnlandet Lejre (DK)

The Lejre Centre, near Roskilde, is the oldest one in Denmark and over decades, has been example to many. The extensive site was in the 1960s scene for an experimental archaeology village, later followed by an experiment in ethnographic education and now famous for...

Kalmar Läns Museum - Eketorps Borg (SE)

The island Öland is situated 400 kilometres south of Stockholm, between the Swedish mainland and Gotland. It is 137 kilometres long, and maximum 16 wide. Its favourable position in the Baltic Sea has lead to active occupation – it is rich in archaeological artefacts...

Fotevikens Museum (SE)

25 km south of Malmö, Sweden, you will find the Archaeological Open-Air Museum of Foteviken. Inside a city wall open toward the sea, the world’s only attempt to recreate an entire Viking Age town shows a number of streets with 23 houses and homesteads...

Prehistorisch Dorp (NL)

1981, in Eindhoven, a group of teachers got the idea of reconstructing a farm where children would be taught in prehistoric themes. “Learning by doing by yourself” was the starting point. Since that moment, it has developed into an archaeological open-air museum of 2 hectares with...

Avaldsnes Norges eldste kongesete (NO)

Avaldsnes is called the Norway’s oldest throne because King Harald Fairhair made this place his royal residence after he had unified Norway ca 870 AD. Avaldsnes continued to be a royal residence for almost 500 years...

Butser Ancient Farm (EN)

The Butser Project started off 1972 as an archaeological field laboratory themed with the Iron Age, funded by the Council for British Archaeology, British Academy and other minor sponsors. By that time, little was known about this period. Dr Peter Reynolds was the driving force for Butser...

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