Museum Exclusives

Viking Horn Drinking Mugs

Handmade in Minnesota by Edward Fosness, these are the perfect gift for yourself or your Viking friends. Please specify at check out if you would prefer a light or dark colored mug and we will try to accommodate your request if in stock! Please note that not all mugs have the carving on them.

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Gemstone Rune Sets

“Beautifully carved 25-piece gemstone rune sets with engraved lettering. Each set includes a  velvet carry pouch with instruction pamphlet. Stones are 15-20 mm in size.”

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Hnafatfl Viking Game

Hnefatafl Viking Game Made here at the Runestone Museum. Hnefatafl (pronounced “hen-fah-tofel”) is patterned after an ancient Viking game found in Norway. It is a board game very similar to our modern games of chess and checkers. Instructions are included.  

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Big Ole Plush

Your favorite giant Viking Statue is now a lovable plushie! Sales from our “Little Ole” plushie will help replace the photo deck in front of our Big Ole statue. *Not recommended for ages 3 and under* Height: 12″

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Viking Family Portrait Postcard

Standard size postcard. Back reads: “This 4’ x 6’ Viking Family Portrait oil painting, as well as the original costumes and weapons used to create the painting, are on permanent display at the Runestone Museum in Alexandria, MN. The models for the portrait and the artist, Myron Sahlberg, are local residents.”

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Fort Alexandria Postcard

4″ x 6″ postcard. The back reads:  “Fort Alexandria, built after the Dakota War and during the Civil War, is recreated at the Runestone Museum with nine historic buildings built between 1860-1910. Commissioned in 1862, the fort was the center of activity in Alexandria for many years. Pictured here: general store, log cabin, and a…

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Fire Steel

Hand Forged Fire starting kit Fashioned after the medieval artifact found both in Europe and the one on exhibit in the Museum that was discovered in the area around Alexandria, the fire steel comes with a stone to create a spark. Also comes with a pamphlet which explains how best to use the fire steel.

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Dish Towel

Big Ole and Runic dish towel. Runic writing translates to “Dish Towel”. $12 each

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Viking Bottle Opener

Find your Inner Viking! This is a must have for your lake home, home, and cabin. Perfect for a quick gift, or to remember your time here in Alexandria. Features a corkscrew, bottle opener, and a serrated cutter for removing the top foil. Comes in red, black, or blue!

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