Aerial view of the Runestone Park
In the background you see Birka.
Small and large groups
In the runestone park, there is room for both bus groups
and smaller groups and individual visitors. If you book
in advance, we can arrange everything from coffee and
cake to lunch from local catering.
Runestone from Birka
Runestones are works of art
In the museum at Birka there
are fragments of a broken runestone from Birka. In
the Runestone park you can see the merged fragments
together in natural size, with
colors and raised. The sign next to it gives you
In the Runestone Park is just over 10 similar runestones
and more are underway.
Many runestones have advanced
ornamentation and beautiful images while others are less
beautiful but with a powerful runic inscription.
The runestone in the picture is from Mariefred and it is
simple and carelessly carved but has a poetic runic
inscription that tells of one of the largest Viking
expeditions to the east around the year 1040s.
"They went manfully far for
..and to the east they fed the eagle.
They died south, in Särkland ".
In the park there is also my runestone workshop where I
carve new runestones by hand with a sledgehammer and
chisel. You are welcome to study my work and ask
questions if I am on site. If you have booked a guided
tour of the park, a visit to my workshop is also
There are stones here that weigh several tons and that
attract children to forbidden and life-threatening play
are responsible for your children!
Quiz walk 1 X 2
Test your knowledge of the Viking Age in the park's quiz
walk. There are no prizes, you compete against yourself
or your friends.
Motorhome and caravan.
We have two places in a quiet,
peaceful and sunny area in the park where only a few
cars pass and a single bus. Electricity and water are
Price: SEK 200 per day.
Sunset at Birka
As visitors to the Runestone Park you have the
opportunity to also visit Birka and enjoy the sunset
after a historic journey in among the remains of the
Viking town of Birka. I have a boat and make sure you
get there and back safely.
A kiosk from the 50's
It has a limited range and flexible opening hours, but
coffee and some snacks go well, even ice cream. Here you
can also buy guide folders and get tourist information.