Archaeology day at Birka

Themed day with a unique guided tour

A exciting day att Birka with special guided tour, different activities and special activities for children. This year’s theme is “the East”. A swedish special tour about steppe nomadic warriors, battlefields at Birka and warrior school for the youngest.

Welcome to Björkö and Birka to celebrate the archaeology day August 28. Go on a special 1,5 hour guided tour about Birka in war.

Go on the special guided tour (swedish)

The guide and you will walk to different sites on the island than the usual guided tour route. The subject for the tour is about the connections to the east, about steppe nomadic warriors and the battlefields of Birka through the eyes of an archeologist. 

Where to meet: Outside the museum
Suitable for: Children and adults that already have some knowledge of the Viking area and want a special experience on the island.
Start: August 28th, 2022

Warrior school for young Vikings

The Viking VitePer shows how the vikinga attacked and defended themselves on the battlefield – take up a shield and form shieldwall!

Where to meet: Outside the museum
Suitable for: Brave younger children and familys
Start: August 28th, 2022

Take the boat to The viking city birka

Enjoy a fantastic bout tour to Birka – pre-book your boat ticket.

Sunday August 28, 2022