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The Danish Railway Museum

Dannebrogsgade 24, Odense 5000, Denmark
+45 66 13 66 30
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Excellent visit, fun and interesting

I highly recommend it, we had lot of fun and playgrounds are super fun for kids. Mini train to take... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
J T
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Costa de Barcelona, Spain
via mobile
Trains for all - families and enthusiasts

This is a well set out museum with a very professional approach to all displays. English language... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Rowan B
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Melbourne, Australia
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Experience the history of Denmark’s railways in the authentic roundhouse from 1954. We have 21 tracks featuring iconic engines and carriages. Look inside the royal carriages, experience travelling first class and see Denmark’s oldest preserved steam engine from 1868. You can enter many of the museum’s engines and carriages. You can sit on the old wooden seats or stand in the driver’s cab of a steam locomotive. We provide a rewarding outing for the whole family, and visitors of all ages are welcome. Visit the child-sized Children’s Railway Station, brimming with trains and rails for you to play with. Go for a ride on the popular mini-train which runs every day. It is possible to enter many of the carriages and engines. All activities are free once you have paid the entrance fee.
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 16:00
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Dannebrogsgade 24, Odense 5000, Denmark
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+45 66 13 66 30
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

I highly recommend it, we had lot of fun and playgrounds are super fun for kids. Mini train to take a ride as well as the steam locomotive!

Thank J T
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a well set out museum with a very professional approach to all displays. English language explanatory signs and descriptions make for a full understanding of the Danish train history. There are many things to amuse and educate youngsters. Highly recommended.

Thank Rowan B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went there on a summer day that was raining. We browsed around the history of rail and ships. Beautiful models and quite a variety. The price is ok. When the sun came out all kids went aboard a mini train going around the place....More

Thank RanSasson
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A well structured an informative museum which documents the evolution of trains in Denmark through the last 160 years. Lots of steam trains and diesel trains, many of which you can enter. Similarly with the wagons. In addition many small side exhibitions, curious movies and...More

Thank Henrik T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

If one is with young kids, this is a Fantastic place irrespective of whether one is into trains or not. The is some good activities for the kids - such as a play area and mini train. The cafe is not very good but one...More

Thank cph-hlb
Reviewed 7 July 2017

We visited this museum on a sunny day in May. It is located in a former round house dating from 1954 and can easily be reached from track 7 of the railway station. The Danish Railway Museum is not as spectacular as the one in...More

Thank Trainbleu
Reviewed 23 May 2017

We wanted to compare steam trains from Denmark with those from the UK and see the impact of the railways on Denmark. There were great similarities in the early days, then it became very different. It was fascinating to see the international trains and their...More

Thank Olwyn H
Reviewed 14 March 2017

We visited as a family with a child and we all enjoyed it. Extensive exhibits of old trains and structures tell the story of the Danish railway industry through the years.

1  Thank littleexplorer2017
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Really nice Railway Museum in Odense, Denmark. Lots of old trains totally restored. Among them also royal trains with very luxurious accomodation. Interactive activities and lots of model trains to play with. A must for the family on Holiday.

1  Thank thedalumguy
Reviewed 23 February 2017

I went to the museum with my little son who is almost 2 years old. He was so thrilled about all the big old trains.

1  Thank Jakob S
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