Museum

Unlocking the Secrets of Runes: Festival of Archaeology

Museum and Learning Studio

FREE, just drop in anytime during museum opening hours.

Join us in celebrating the Festival of Archaeology and unlock the mysteries of Viking runes. Can you solve our giant rune puzzles and translate the messages? Learn how to write in the Norse alphabet and have a go at decorating your own Viking ship. Why not try making your own Viking jewellery too? Take part in our Rune quiz to explore the Museum and uncover a hidden prize. Dress up as a Viking and have your photograph taken with your creations!