Vikings rule at Higgins Armory Museum

The Higgins Viking Museum in Worcester, Massachusetts goes a Viking this spring with the exhibit Real Vikings: Valiant warriors or ruthless raiders? which opens March 31, 2012.

From the website:

Even after a thousand years, the Vikings are the stuff of legend and controversy. Come face-to-face with the real Vikings and judge for yourself! Discover who the Vikings really were, and how these true corporate raiders stimulated the economy of the Dark Ages. See real Viking swords, watch the Viking spear and shield in action, and learn why the Viking axe was the most dreaded weapon in medieval Europe.