Her Majesty Queen Margrethe II of Denmark Opens the exhibition, Vikings: Life and Legend, at the British Museum. (VIDEO)

margretheiiOn Thursday, March 6, 2014, Her Majesty Queen Margrethe II of Denmark arrived at the British Museum in London to officially open the highly anticipated exhibition,Vikings: Life and Legend. 

Per the British Museum regarding the exhibition:

“Discover the Viking world in this major exhibition – the first at the British Museum for over 30 years. Swords and axes, coins and jewellery, hoards, amulets and religious images show how Vikings created an international network connecting cultures over four continents. At the centre of the exhibition will be the surviving timbers of a 37-metre-long Viking warship, the longest ever found.”

Vikings: Life and Legend will be open to the public until June 22, 2014.  For more information about the exhibition please click here.

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