Visit the Ship!
The Viking is a real, full size replica of a 9th century Viking ship, and she sailed across the Atlantic in 1893.
Visit the Viking, and you get an up-close look at this beautiful ship.
Walk around the outside... peer into the inside. You'll be amazed.
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Friends of the Viking Ship, NFP is a
501(c)(3) not-for-profit corporation.
Tour the ship June 21 and 22
More details here.
In addition, visit the Rosemaling
Show and Sale.
Schedule a Group Tour
Are you interested in bringing a group on a tour of the Viking ship? Send us an email for more information.
he by Illinois Norsk Rosemalers' Association
or take the Cottage Walk
Schedule a group tour for 2014:
call Dave at 1-630-753-9412 or
Good Templar Park is a private park.
We request a lead-time of at least two weeks in order to check for the availability of the park and to schedule volunteer docents.
June 15 will have extended hours and additional fees.
... the presentation was outstanding!
"They covered the entire story!
"I knew the class would enjoy this visit, but it was even better than any had anticipated.
... all truly enjoyed the visit and seeing this amazing piece of history.
"Our questions were answered with patience and an incredible depth of knowledge." said Rosalie Dixler, Coordinator of the "Around The Neighborhood" class from the Lifelong Learning Institute at National-Louis University after taking her class on a group tour of the 1893 Viking ship.
"tour" the Viking Ship
Good Templar Park
528 East Side Drive
Geneva, Illinois MAP
Visit the Viking ship. See the wonderful stabilization work that has been done. Walk up the ramp to the viewing platform and see inside.
You'll have lots of fun.
Come on a scheduled Saturday. Docent led tours begin every 30 minutes.
Or just take a "self-guided" tour around the ship.
Our volunteer docents will tell you all about this "one of a kind" ship.
You'll learn of Viking's construction, journey, and significance.
You may even meet a Viking.
See the Ship!
Hear the Story!
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Can't come on a Saturday? Get a group together and book a special tour. $5.00 per adult. $3.00 per child age 6 and above. Minimum fee: $25. Two week lead time required.