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Sometimes procrastination pays off.

For months we’ve talked about writing a story on the Viking Ship Museum in Oslo. In October, the journal Nature published proof that the Vikings were the first transatlantic voyagers to the New World—471 years before Columbus—exactly the history presented at the Viking Ship Museum. Suddenly we were eager to have another look and tell you about the world’s best-preserved Viking ships and finest surviving artifacts of the Viking era.

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