Alex Van Oss reports on a new exhibition at the Smithsonian Institution about the Vikings. It examines theories about when the Vikings came to the New World, and also seeks to teach people about how they really lived.



Please keep your community civil. All comments must follow the Community rules and terms of use, and will be moderated prior to posting. NPR reserves the right to use the comments we receive, in whole or in part, and to use the commenter's name and location, in any medium. See also the Terms of Use, Privacy Policy and Community FAQ.