Medieval Festival | Viking Invasion

Admission: $10 adults, $8 seniors/students with ID. FREE for members and children 3 and under.

Do you know how Vikings and the Book of Kells are connected? Have you ever heard a minstrel play a Jorvik panpipe, or tried your hand at spinning wool? Travel back to a time when illuminated manuscripts and stained glass windows were made to kindle heavenly inspiration. See a Gutenberg-style printing press in action. Write your name in Runes and get dressed up as a Viking. Learn about the influence of religion on medieval weaponry and cheer your favored knight in a sword battle. Try spinning wool, explore the galleries, take our cell phone audio tour, and rejuvenate at our Castle Café. Come in medieval costume and get a prize!

Please note: at this event the elevator stops at the 1st floor and the Tower only. Please use the stairs while exploring Glencairn Museum’s galleries on all other floors.