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In the Shield Workshop

Kind of Event

The participants make a fencing-compatible round shield from linden planks under expert guidance. The shields are covered with cowhide and equipped with handles made of ash wood and hand-forged bosses. During the workshop, comprehensive insights into handicraft techniques from the Viking Age will be given.

Particularly suitable for: Adults, teenagers

Moderation: Tobias Molz

Meeting point

The Viking Museum Haithabu consists of an exhibition house and an outdoor area with reconstructed Viking houses. The parking lot is located near the exhibition center. To get from the parking lot to the reconstructed houses, you should plan a 20-minute walk.

Special notes

Up to 4 people can take part in the one-day workshop. Costs: 193 € pp (including material and museum admission). Registration by August 31st by email at:

costs € 193