‘The Vikings Begin’ on now at the Nordic Museum

The Nordic Museum unveiled its newest exhibit over the weekend: The Vikings Begin tells the story of the Vikings of early Scandinavia, with original artifacts, reconstructions, and archaeological discoveries from early Viking Age society. The exhibit draws on the latest research conducted on both historic and recent discoveries of Viking artifacts by Uppsala University in Sweden. […]

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Upcoming events at the Nordic Museum

The Nordic Museum has a loaded events schedule for October, including the annual Taste of Iceland festival happening later this month. Here’s a look at their calendar: North Wild Kitchen with creator Nevada Berg  Happening at 7pm on Thursday, Oct. 4 (today), this event is all about food. Norwegian food culture expert/blogger/author/cook Nevada Berg will be […]

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New Nordic Museum opens its doors

Updated: After several years of planning, fundraising and construction, the new Nordic Museum opened its doors in a windy outdoor ceremony on Market St. today. The museum officially completed its move from a much smaller building on Sunset Hill, its previous home since 1980. “Many years ago there was some discussion about locating this museum […]

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Freya Cafe to serve Scandinavian cuisine inside new Nordic Museum

For both museum visitors and locals alike, Freya Cafe will open this May inside the new Nordic Museum on the Market St. side. The space (above) is still under construction. Prepared by City Catering, the menu spans several Scandinavian countries from a Swedish-inspired “personal smörgåsbord” to Danish smørrebrød (open-faced sandwiches) and “The Hund” and “Great […]

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