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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, 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 Axes, Knives & 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: Euro-Spearhead

This is a fantastic spearhead. Looks great on the shaft and holds up well. Works for many time periods.
Reviewed by: Dan, January 21, 2019

Review of: Battlecry Maldon Viking Sword

The sword comes with a good edge and smooth finish, it is a bit blade heavy as this style of sword would be, and is not overly heavy. Very durable and would be hard to break.
Reviewed by: Francis, January 17, 2019

Review of: Weapons of Floki

These weapons are sturdy and strong and look amazing. They are well built and bring honor to the brand that Vikings has made.
Reviewed by: Gavin, January 16, 2019

Review of: Stiklestad Viking Sword

Nice reporduction sword. Fit and finish are tight and the blade is sharp. Very happy with it.
Reviewed by: Enrico, January 15, 2019

Review of: Battlecry Maldon Viking Sword

Excellent.  Perfect blade exactly as advertised, quality workmanship, an excellent edge and shipped quickly and with care.  Worth every penny.  Highly recommend,
Reviewed by: Sean, January 12, 2019

Review of: Carved Bone Fish Whistle

For the price this is a great little trinket. It is loud and looks nice as well.
Reviewed by: Michael, January 11, 2019

Review of: Battlecry Maldon Seax

This is a beautiful blade. It is very well crafted and has a great leather sheath that firmly holds it.
Reviewed by: Michael, January 11, 2019

Review of: Viking Ulfberht

This is an excellent example of its type.  I have owned the sticklestad,  leuterit, and several other makes from this company and others.

Ulfberht is the one I've kept,  it handles the best for me. There is plenty of room in the grip while staying historically accurate.

The inscription is correct,  and sets it off while displayed on the wall. But hard use is where this sword shines. It is a great cutter with its spatulate tip,  mrl did a fantastic sharpening service.

This has held up well to the wooden pell, the tire pell, countless bottles,  and tatami.  In the shield wall,  it would be a limb claimer!  

Really well done,  outstanding value. I highly recommend this if you're in the market for a battle ready Viking sword.
Reviewed by: Jonathan, January 10, 2019

Review of: Stiklestad Viking Sword

I've always wanted a real sword and after reading the review of the Stiklestad Viking Sword on Sword Buyers Guide (https://www.sword-buyers-guide.com/sticklestad-sword.html) I knew I had to have this one. I couldn't be happier! I'll be taking this with me to the afterlife. Thor be praised!
Reviewed by: Clay, January 04, 2019

Review of: Ashdown Viking Sword

The sword is beautiful I can find no flaws whatsoever, straight and true. I wanted a real, true to period practical fighting sword that looks and feels like it could be swung in a hard fought protracted battle. This is it. The grip is big and comfortable, the sword seems well balanced and truly formidable. The scabboard is solid, well appointed and adds to the overall appeal of the sword. My only complaint is that I paid to have it engraved with my initials and it didn’t get done.
Reviewed by: Dan, January 04, 2019