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Danmarks Forsorgsmuseum - Welfare Museum

Grubbemoellevej 13, Svendborg 5700, Denmark
+45 62 21 02 61
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Underwhelming

I found the site rather underwhelming with information boards that could easily be read and/or... read more

Reviewed 6 November 2016
Jax W
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Victoria, Australia
A strong story from our own time - believe or not - here is the proof!

If you are a tourist in Svendborg, you must not leave the town without having paid a visit to... read more

Reviewed 24 November 2015
2015Granny
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Svendborg, Denmark
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6 Nov 2016
“Underwhelming”
24 Nov 2015
“A strong story from our own time - believe or not - here is the proof!”
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Reviewed 6 November 2016

I found the site rather underwhelming with information boards that could easily be read and/or found anywhere. There was no real sense of the institution's routines, and apart from a board with some historic photos of past inmates, it was difficult to work out how...More

1  Thank Jax W
Reviewed 24 November 2015

If you are a tourist in Svendborg, you must not leave the town without having paid a visit to Forsorgsmuseet/The Welfare Museum. As late as 45 years ago it was inhabited by old and poor people, who together with sick, homeless people, and children without...More

1  Thank 2015Granny
Reviewed 22 October 2013

We visited Denmarks only Welfare Museum in Svendborg and was reminded that the Danish Welfare state was not that pleasant 50 to 100 years ago. In the old days +100 wellfare was more like prison, but extreemely interesting and modern in it's presentation

4  Thank Johannes4300
Reviewed 30 April 2013 via mobile

Moving and touching experience - a museum that shows and make you feel how it was to be poor in Denmark. I have been here with two groups: Japanese robot engineers that were amazed and astonished. And with creative professional from Fyn - they were...More

4  Thank JoostDenmark
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