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Friends of the Viking Ship



The Viking Ship
The Viking ship exhibit is closed for the winter.

Visit the Ship!

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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The Viking ship exhibit is closed for the winter. We should be open again in spring 2015.

Watch for dates and hours!

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.
Two week lead time required.

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To schedule a group tour, call Dave at 1-630-302-7338 or email

... 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
Located at Good Templar Park
528 East Side Drive
Geneva, Illinois

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.

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.


ship tour

See the Ship!
Hear the Story!

Visit the ship
on a
visitors' day
in 2015

Adult $5.00
Teen $3.00
Children free

Last docent-led
tour begins at
3:30 PM

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.


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