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Viking Ship Models


We specialize in Museum quality scale Viking ship scale models built from the Gokstad and other Viking ship plans. We can build to suit a variety of size and budget requirements, depending on the model. Understand the these models are built with an exceptionally level of detail required to keep the models authentic..

Captain Magnus Andersen's replica of the Gokstad ship Viking in New York Harbor in 1893.


Viking Ship HOME

Ship Construction Methods Pg. 1

Ship Construction Methods Pg. 2

Ship Construction Methods Pg. 3

Ship Construction Methods Pg. 4

Section Plan View

Profile View

Viking Ship Under Construction

View from Amidships

Gokstad in Museum

Steering Oar

Viking Landing


Nautical Research Guild





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Gokstad Viking Ship Stern Section & Steering Oar View

Gokstad Viking Ship Stern Section Drawing

This section view demonstrates the unique solution the Vikings implemented for steering their ships, a procedure which was quite effective.

Refer to the 'Viking Ship Building Methods' section for a detailed analysis of the historical development of the various features encompassed in the Viking Ships, and the specific construction techniques used in the construction of the Gokstad Viking ship.

To order either a full-sized set of plans, or plans for building a model-sized replica, refer to the home page. The photograph of the reconstructed 9th century Viking Ship 'Gokstad' found on the upper left hand corner of every page is also a  hyperlink to our home page.