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Want to design a Viking museum? Norway launches competition

Norway’s Education and Research Minister has announced an architectural competition to design a new Viking Age Museum at Bygdøy in Oslo .

The current Viking Museum in Bygdøy.
The current Viking Museum in Bygdøy. Image by Victor Sounds / CC BY-SA 2.0

The proposed new site for the museum will be three times as big as the current plot and the aim is to create a world-leading centre for Viking history. The winners will be announced in March 2016, with the work to be completed by autumn 2017. Read more: norwaypost.no