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Extended opening hours for 'The Vikings'


Due to the exhibition's popularity, opening times for 'The Vikings' will be extended, starting 27 December. The exhibition will be open daily from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m., including on Tuesday, 30 December.

Opening times for the Gropius Bau over the Christmas and New Year period, from 24 December 2014 to 4 January 2015:

Christmas Eve, Wednesday, 24 December 2014: closed

Christmas Day, Thursday, 25 December 2014: 10:00-19:00

Boxing Day, Friday, 26 December 2014: 10:00-19:00

Saturday, 27 December to Tuesday, 30 December: 10:00-22:00

Wednesday, 31 December: closed

Thursday, 1 January to Sunday, 4 January: 10:00-22:00

The SMB's exhibition 'The Vikings' is on show at the Gropius Bau until 4 January 2015.

The centrepiece of the exhibition is the restored Danish Viking vessel Roskilde 6. It embodies all the exhibition's themes: 'Contacts and Exchange', 'War and Conquest', 'Power and Rule' and 'Faith and Ritual'. The exhibition features more than 800 exhibits that shed light on the world from the Vikings' perspective.