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The Viking past and Iron Age of the archipelago comes to life in Rosala Viking Centre, in a museum that among other things presents archeological findings from the former Örsund (Kyrksundet), the sound between Hitis and Rosala.
The exhibitions illustrate Viking clothes, jewellery, handicraft, trade products and much more. There are both original artifacts and reconstructions on display.
A miniature model follows the life of a Viking and presents his relationship to his gods. The diorama is illustrated by beautiful paintings of the myths.
In the auditorium there are illustrations and presentations about the Nordic mythology of the Viking age.
In the Viking village in a separate exhibition building, we present Viking weapons and warfare. Weapons includedswards, small daggers, spears, axes, bows and arrows. Viking arrows have specially designed flights for every task from killing men to catching fish. You can also try on some Viking age protective garments.
Exhibition over handicraft and musical instruments
Another building houses an exhibition that presents Viking Age handicraft and musical instruments. A replica of the first and only rune stone fragment found in Finland, only 10 km from the Viking Centre, can be found in this exhibition.
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