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Viking

The feared Vikings took to sea from Scandinavia in their longships for many reasons; to explore, to trade and to plunder. From this rich culture came some of history’s fiercest warriors. MuseumReplicas.com has a selection of fine Norse replicas for men and women, from clothing and jewelry to weapons and Viking armor.

Viking Swords

Viking swords were expensive to make. They were typically double edged, but single-edged swords were also used. The blades were pattern-welded, a method of sword making where iron and steel were forge-welded together. Together with weapons such as the battle-axe and the spear, the sword was one of the most useful offensive tools for a Viking warrior. Viking swords were typically meant for single-handed use, with the other hand holding a shield. They were more than mere weapons of combat; a sword often indicated wealth and status. Also, these blades were heirlooms and given names and survived generations.

Museum Replicas is proud of the variety of swords it offers. We carry a stunning range of Viking swords that would suit both the standard warrior and Viking royalty. We also understand that no Viking sword collection is complete without the Ulfberht, a weapon so ahead of its time it was considered mystical in some quarters. Our amazing replica does this sword justice. Also, check out the Migration Period Sword based on a 7th-century design and Eric the Red Sword that is inspired by the legendary Norwegian Viking. Of course, we have much more in this collection – blades forged with expert hands and with detail exquisite enough to turn the head of even the most battle-hardened Norse warrior.

Although an authentic Viking sword is hard to come by, we will give you premium-quality weapon replica derived from those wielded by the most terrifying seafarers in history.

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Viking Knives, Axes & Spearheads

Long-handled Viking axes were widely used at the height of Norse domination. They might have been even more popular than the sword. The double-handed broad axe developed later, perhaps around the 10th and 11th centuries. The Viking warrior could not fight with the broad axe and hold the shield at the same time so he would wait patiently, shielded by the first line of soldiers, and rush out at the opportune moment to inflict damage.

Of all the offensive weapons, the Viking spear was the most common. It featured a spearhead fixed to a wooden shaft using a rivet or pin. The spear was ideal for thrusting and throwing. The blades at the top came in different shapes and sizes, with some exhibiting “wings” on them. Skilled Viking warriors are said to have had the ability to hurl two spears simultaneously using both hands.

Viking knives were another important part of the armory. They were carried throughout the day on the belt. The blade was shorter than the sax (or seax) that was popular during the early Viking Age. This one-handed, single-edged weapon had simple fittings and was made of bone, wood, or horn.

Museum Replicas has an excellent collection of Viking spearheads and spears, axes, knives, and seaxes. Besides looking good, all weapons in the selection are made with a high degree of care and detail and built to perform and last.

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Viking Armor

Vikings wore a variety of armor from metal to leather. MuseumReplicas.com offers a variety of Dark Ages armor and protection.

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Viking Costumes and Accessories

Viking men and women dressed for the inclement weather, but had a stylish way of  using the linens and wools to create a unique look. MuseumReplicas.com sells apparel for just about any Viking ensemble.

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Top Customer Reviews

Review of: Seax

Purchased for display. Hangs on the wall beside a “design your own” sword. Completely cool, but drips testosterone, which tends to stain the bearskin lying on the floor below them. In light of this, sensitive snowflakes may want to consider these effects before making a purchase and endangering their safe space. On the other hand, if you’re a man or woman who appreciates the gleam of toxic masculinity on sharp steel, place your order now!
Reviewed by: Michael, September 30, 2019

Review of: Leif Erikson Sword

Another fine blade I wish was for myself, as it was a gift for a friend as well. The additional sharpening and engraving came out terrific as usual, options I always opt for if available. A very fine blade that was beautifully crafted with a scabbard and belting that astonished my friend upon receiving it! Go for it, you will not be sorry!!!
Reviewed by: Dwight, September 20, 2019

Review of: Runic Long Seax

This seax is awesome! Great fit, finish and balance. I couldn’t be happier! :)
Reviewed by: Paul, September 15, 2019

Review of: Sword of the Viking King

Great prop sword (non-sharpened version.) The details and craftsmanship on this are spectacular. It's striking. Scabbard just as much as the sword proper... The leather is good quality and well sealed/finished... it doesn't seem like the color is going to rub off on clothing like some other manufacturers seem to have trouble with accomplishing. Overall, very happy with this purchase!
Reviewed by: Alexander, September 10, 2019

Review of: Viking Spear

Finely forged spear head, extremely easy to attach to a shaft using the drilled holes in the socket. Loved it so much I bought another two afterwards!
Reviewed by: Dwight, September 07, 2019

Review of: Battlecry Maldon Seax

I guess I shouldn't give it 5 stars before I have used it for anything, but I really like it.  I purchased the Maldon Seax because I have fallen in love with the simplicity of the wharncliffe blade design, which is what the modern incarnation of the seax is called.  The simple, straight blade could be sharpened by a child (in the days when children batoned the kindling and kept the hens).  This seax feels very nice.  There are no warps. The fit and finish have no obvious imperfections.  The balance point is a finger width above the hilt guard.  As Mr. Clements said in the video, it definitely has a sword hilt.  I'm going to use it in the kitchen and on the butcher block even if it is a little like a sword.
Reviewed by: MIchael, August 28, 2019

Review of: Viking Leather Pouch w/ Coins

I really liked this piece I was tending bar and works carry this on my belt, I put all my tips in it.
Reviewed by: stephen, August 23, 2019

Review of: Battlecry Crecy War Dagger

I bought this dagger to co with my Bosworth Longsword and I am thrilled with both of them.  Beautiful weight and edge!
Reviewed by: kevin, August 22, 2019

Review of: Viking Tunic - Cotton

It is a little snug in the chest but other then that fits amazingly
Reviewed by: Melissa, August 22, 2019

Review of: Sword of the Viking King

It's one of my favorite swords
Reviewed by: Melissa, August 22, 2019