King Cnut: Holding Back the Tide

Cnut TZ 1   3 Cnut coins

What was the truth behind the legend of King Cnut holding back the waves?

Dive under the waves in our Tidal Zone and meet King Cnut a thousand years after he became King of England.

Sit on King Cnut’s throne, wear one of his crowns, and enjoy the audio-visual spectacle in our under-water gallery.

Follow the coin trail from the Viking Voyagers exhibition through the museum and down into the Tidal Zone to meet the Viking warrior who became a king and an emperor of the sea.

 

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