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Prices and open hours

Thank you for this year, welcome back in 2021!

Open hours for the season 2021

N.B. During the period 30 April - 20 June the museum is only open on Wednesday to Sunday, i.e. it is closed during Mondays and Tuesdays. 

  

30 april - Walpurgis

Shop and entrance is open 10.00 - 16.00
The Viking town is open for another hour and closes at 17.00
Regular entry fee up until 14.00, then free entry. 

1 May

Closed.

2 May - 20 June

Monday - Tuesday:
Closed
Wednesday - Sunday:
Entrance: 10.00 - 16.00 
Museum closes: 17.00

21 June - 29 August

The museum is open all days a week. 
Entrance: 10.00 - 16.00
Museum closes: 17.00

Midsummers Eve (25 June)

Closed.

The Viking Market week (28 June - 4 July)

Monday - Friday:  10-16 (open for current visitors until 17.00)
Saturday: 10-18 (open for current visitors until 19.00)
Sunday: 10-16 (open for current visitors until 17.00)

30 August - 12 September

Monday - Tuesday:
Closed
Wednesday - Sunday:
Entrance: 10.00 - 16.00 
Museum closes: 17.00

12 September

The museum closes for the season!
We will open again on the 30th of April 2022. 

Guided tours season 2021

30 April - 20 June:
At 11.00 and 14.00 daily

16 August - 12 September:
At 11.00 and 14.00 daily

Entrance prices 2021

These prices do not apply during the Viking market. See this page for pricing during the market

Adults: 110 SEK
Children 6-15 years old: 40 SEK
Family 2 adults + 2 children or more: 250 SEK
Pensioner: 90 SEK

N.B. During special events other prices may apply.
Please check the programme for entrance fees at these occasions.

Fotevikens Museum presents "Friends of the Museum"

You can now purchase a membership card that gives you free entrance to the museum all year around. There are two sorts of membership cards:  
The personal card is of course personal and can only be used by the card holder.
The family card gives entrance for up to 2 adults and 4 children. Plus a free ice cream for the children!

Price:
Personal Card 300 kr
Family Card 500 kr

Contact the museum if you have any questions.

Some information prior to your visit to the museum

Parking

For the benefit of everyone please follow the signs. 

During normal museum season is parking at the museum parking place free of charge. If the parking lot is full you can park on the meadow just to the left before the entrance to the parking lot.  Please do not park normal cars on the motorhome parking lots. 

During the Viking market is the usual parking lot closed to the public and special paid parking places* are established nearbyu outside the museum area.

Motorhome parking and quickstop

Motorhomes should park along the trees as indicated by the signs during daytime. After 18.00 these places are used by the quick stop. The area marked as "Ställplats" is a quickstop that requires a fee to stay at when the museum is not open. The fee is paid in the museum entrance shop. When the museum is closed the fee is paid to the licensed caretaker. 

Other things of note

Assistants of wheelchair-bound people have free admission. The Viking town consists of reconstructed Viking Age houses which wheelchairs may have difficulties entering and thus can not fully benefit from the Viking town experience.

If you bring an extra wide baby stroller, it may not fit through the door of the entrance shop. If this is the case please contact the staff at the counter so they can open the side gate outside the building for you.

You are allowed to bring dogs but they must be leashed throughout the visit as there may be chickens and sheep freely moving around in the Viking town.

Your own brought food may only be consumed at the tables facing the sea outside the entrance building. Any waste must be placed in the garbage bin at the entrance building. 
Barbecuing is only permitted at the barbecue area (the concrete pipe). NOTE! disposable single use grills are not allowed, only loose charcoal, briquettes or firewood may be used.

To clarify, the museum's opening hours are 10 am to 5 pm (10.00 - 17.00), but you must enter before 4 pm (16.00) when the entrance shop closes.

* The temporary parking lot is on the riding school land and staffed by the riding school. The parking fee is charged by the riding school to cover their costs associated with the car park and the restoration of the land afterwards.

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