Norstead Viking Village, L'Anse aux Meadows

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Historic Site · Tourist Spot
Step into daily Scandinavian life circa 790 CE to 1066 CE with a visit to Norstead Viking Village. This living history site depicts a Viking village or port of trade, complete with a boathouse, chieftain's hall, church, and blacksmith's shop. In the boathouse you'll find a 16 m (54 ft) replica Viking knarr, a merchant ship that sailed from Greenland to Newfoundland in 1998. Throughout the village you'll find enthusiastic and knowledgeable interpreters dressed in period costume who bring the site to life by showcasing how people lived. For example, you can watch demonstrations on knitting and cooking. Plan to visit Norstead Viking Village during your L'Anse aux Meadows vacation using our convenient L'Anse aux Meadows trip planning app.
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  • We decided to try this after having been to the National Historic site. We were glad we did - the ticket takers inside the little shop were wonderful and we enjoyed our short time there - even got...  more »
  • If you have time after seeing the national historic site, then this is worthwhile. The staff are fun and knowledgeable and the buildings give an idea of Nordic life 500 years ago  more »

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