Viking World, Dublin

Photo © Laura Bittner

Viking World is a plastic fantastic ode to the old Viking town of Dublinia, recreated by full-sized human dummies and plastic casts of helmets and weapons.

When you think Dublin you don’t always think of Vikings‚ and yet only a couple of decades ago archaeologists discovered the ruins of an entire Viking town underneath the city. Viking World celebrates the discoveries they made about the inhabitants with a series of fun and quirky displays about the way they lived, the food they ate and what they looked like.

With plenty of funny photo opportunities a-la Madame Tussaudes, and the chance to purchase your very own horned Viking helmet in the gift shop, this is definitely one for the young and silly at heart.

Written by - Photo by Laura Bittner

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