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Craft: Viking Horrible Helmets

Discover more about helmets worn by the Vikings and make your own at home

Did you know that the Vikings never had horns on their helmets? Download and print out our Horrible Helmet craft instructions, make your own Viking Helmet, and find out more about helmets in the Viking Age. 

To find out more about the Vikings in Ireland, check out the Museum's Viking Ireland exhibition. 

When you have completed your helmet, why not send us a picture to or post a photo online through Facebook, Twitter or Instagram using #MuseumAtHome.

This activity is designed for children aged 7-12 years old and is curriculum linked to the SESE History Curriculum. This can be completed at home, as a family activity, or used by Primary school teachers and students.

Viking Horrible Helmets - Information
Viking Horrible Helmets - Instructions
Viking Horrible Helmets - Template

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