Over 6,000 Brave Souls Embrace Valhalla in 2023 on their Journey from Oslo to the Afterlife

Over 6,000 Brave Souls Embrace Valhalla in 2023 on their Journey from Oslo to the Afterlife

Oslo, Norway, Oslo 22.03.2024 – In a remarkable fusion of history and cutting-edge technology, over 6,000 individuals in 2023 have crossed the threshold from the mortal world to the hallowed halls of Valhalla, thanks to The Viking Planet’s immersive virtual battle experience. 

This unique encounter allows guests to step back in time, clutching their digital weapons as they stand face-to-face with the fierce warriors of the Viking Age.

The Viking Planet, situated in the heart of Oslo and next door to the iconic City Hall, serves as a 1,600-square-metre portal to Norway’s storied past, offering a glimpse into the life and spirit of the Viking Age through state-of-the-art virtual reality technology. 

This experience is more than just a visit to a museum; it’s an invitation to walk in the footsteps of the Vikings themselves.

Virtual Battles on an Epic Scale
Rasmus Ramstad, CEO of The Viking Planet, reflects on the significance of the virtual battle and its connection to Norwegian heritage: “We aim to bring the vibrant history of the Vikings to life in a way that resonates with modern audiences. The virtual battle is not just an attraction; it’s a bridge to our past, allowing individuals to experience the Viking culture’s strength, honour, and spirit.” he continues, “We are thrilled to see so many visitors, both locals and from around the world, engaging deeply with our shared history and leaving with a greater understanding of Norway’s ancestral roots.”

The Viking Planet continues to offer this extraordinary journey into the past, inviting all who wish to discover their inner warrior and explore the depths of Norse mythology and history. The impact of The Viking Planet on Norway’s cultural tourism and educational landscape is profound.

An Extraordinary Journey Into the Past

The Viking Planet’s commitment to authenticity and educational value shines through in every aspect of the museum, from the award-winning VR movie “The Ambush” to the 270° cinema showcasing Norway’s natural beauty during the Viking Age.

Visitors are encouraged to come and see if they, too, can face the challenge of the virtual Vikings and earn their place in the hallowed halls of Valhalla. The Viking Planet is a testament to the enduring legacy of the Viking Age and its significance in contemporary Norwegian culture.

The Viking Planet experience has been met with outstanding reviews, with visitors describing it as “the best way to learn history” and praising the hyper-realistic holograms and interactive displays that transport them directly into the Viking world. 

For more information, to arrange a visit, or to request a private tour, please contact:

Rasmus Ramstad
Cell: +47 91 24 23 23
Email: ramstad@thevikingplanet.com

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The Viking Planet is a pioneering cultural and educational attraction in the heart of Oslo, Norway. Spanning 1,600 square metres, it stands as the world’s first digital museum dedicated to the Viking Age, offering an immersive journey into the life and legacy of the Vikings through state-of-the-art technology, including virtual reality, holograms, 270 degree cinema and interactive exhibits.

In close cooperation with the esteemed  Museum of the Viking Age, which is currently undergoing renovation, The Viking Planet serves as a vital cultural hub, ensuring that the rich history of the Vikings remains accessible to the public. This partnership reflects a shared commitment to preserving and promoting Viking heritage, providing a comprehensive and engaging experience that complements traditional museum offerings.

The Viking Planet aims to educate, entertain, and inspire visitors of all ages by bringing history to life through innovative storytelling and interactive experiences. Whether it’s stepping aboard a Viking ship, participating in a virtual battle, or exploring the daily life of the Vikings, guests are guaranteed an unforgettable journey into the past.