Norstead Viking Village - Created to take history out of the exhibit case and place it in the hands of visitors.
Norstead Viking Village of L'Anse aux Meadows, Newfoundland is a non-profit organization that was created to take history out of the exhibit case and place it in the hands of visitors.
Join costumed interpreters in the dim light of the Viking-style Chieftain's Hall and listen to mysterious Viking tales. Check out info on the blacksmith forging iron. Step aboard the full-scale replica of the Viking ship "Snorri". Learn how the Vikings mastered the North Atlantic. Use a simple notched stick to measure distance by the stars. Get you "Runes" told by the wise women. Shape clay into pottery the way the Vikings did. Spin sheep fleece into yarn using ancient drop spindle technology, dye the yarn bright purple, pink, or rusty yellow using local plants and berries....weave it into cloth at the loom. It's in your hands to explore!
Features: Gift Shop • Educational Programs • Group Tours • Viking Festival • Viking Nalbinding Knitting • Snorri Viking Ship • Animals On Site • Artisans Marketing Place • Candle Making