The shop and museum at Birka

Exhibitions, souvenirs and guided tours

You can almost touch history in our Viking museum and in the shop you can buy souvenirs and memories to bring home.

Visit the exhibitions at the Birka Museum

In our exhibition you can see ancient wooden objects from the archaeological excavations and exciting maps as well as a lost rune stone that was recently found.
In the museum’s permanent exhibition you find detailed models that show how life might have been like for the inhabitants of Birka in the Viking Age. You can also watch archaeological finds and replicas from Birka’s many excavations.
Don´t miss the exhibition Buried at Birka where you meet the Elk Man and the Youngster from the 8th century, the Woman with the green cup from the 9th century and the Warrior Woman from the 10th century.

Souvenirs in the Museum shop at Birka

At Birka we know the meaning of memories. Therefore, we selected special gifts and books to bring you fond memories of your visit. In the shop you find exciting books about Vikings and carefully made replicas from the exhibitions.

You can also buy jewelry, glassware and toys or some beautiful items for your home like pottery, jugs, bowls, hooks, ladles, wooden gods and more!

In the Museum Shop you can pay with Swish (less than 200 SEK), Credit Card and cash (SEK).  

Entrance prices at Birka 2023

When you are traveling with Strömma the ticket includes a round trip to Birka, access to the museum and a guided tour of the ancient fields. Marina Guests receive 20% discount on the entrance if they show receipt from the marina.

Entrance and tour of the ancient areas:
Adult: 160 SEK
Children 6-12 years: 80 SEK
Children 0-5 years: free entrance

Only museum entrance:
Adult: 110 SEK
Children 6-12 years: 55 SEK
Children 0-5 years: free entrance

Opening hours at the Viking Museum 2023

May 6th – June 9th 
Thursday-Friday – 11.30-15.00
Saturday-Sunday & holidays – 12.00-15.30

June 10th-21st
Daily – 12.00-15.30

June 22th-25th
Museum closed

June 26th –  August 13th
Daily – 11.00-17.00

August 13th-27th
Daily – 12.00-15.30

August 28th – September 29th
Thursday-Friday – 11.30-15.00
Saturday-Sunday – 12.00-15.30

September 30th – October 29th
Saturday-Sunday – 12.00-15.30

October 1st – CLOSED

Questions and more information about the museum: or call +468-1200 4900