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Den Gamle By

Viborgvej 2, Aarhus 8000, Denmark
+45 86 12 31 88
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Charm from Denmark

This is one of the things that you must visit when in Aarhus! A great job they did to build this... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
via mobile
Interesting museum in a beautiful setting

Beautiful, interesting and educational. Lots to see and do, we would have spent more time here if... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Sandefjord, Norway
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“old town” (107 reviews)
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Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
Viborgvej 2, Aarhus 8000, Denmark
+45 86 12 31 88
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This is one of the things that you must visit when in Aarhus! A great job they did to build this area.

Thank bind2009
Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful, interesting and educational. Lots to see and do, we would have spent more time here if we had known it was this good. Well worth a new visit next time we travel to Århus.

Thank linvic
Reviewed 1 week ago

We have seen many of these historical reconstruction museums across Scandinavia and the standard does vary but this one has been long established and it shows. Even on a Monday there were artisans working in most of the workshops and all the buildings were open...More

Thank blbttl74
Reviewed 1 week ago

This open air museum gives a real insight into life in 3 eras in Denmark. There are so many interesting buildings and very good written accounts of the lives of the people in the different times. There are several people dressed in costume and role...More

Thank 940Janetw
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very interesting, very picturesque. You can get a good idea of what life used to be like in a small Danish town. You can walk around and enter some of the buidings, you can eat in various small pubs or kiosks. The very attractive cafe...More

Thank Marie B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You truly feel that you are in this old town, specially seeing people dressed like those times. I enjoyed all of it, the museum, the houses, the nature and the people. If you like historical facts, to sneak into people houses and learn a bit...More

Thank malak t
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A wonderful museum, with so much to see. The buildings are beautifully preserved, and the grouping into different eras made it easy to navigate. Go - it's glorious!

Thank TartanHornplayer
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A very well done reconstitutions of houses, athmospheres and life back to eleven hundreds to the past 10 years! So much to experience that you need two days, if you want to see all. So much to understand that you probably need even more! The...More

Thank Pierre V
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The area of Den Gamle By is a great way to look at history and it's setup is brilliant, but the following points I would make for those considering taking a baby pram/stroller. The cobble stones are an absolute nightmare. We had a rugged pram...More

Thank Nomeian
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It's a nice place to visit with children for showing the life of our ancestors or the true life and work of 19th century working class people in Northern Europe.

Thank Gerd F
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6 August 2017|
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Response from Marc S | Reviewed this property |
30 minutes and a beautiful walk.
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12 March 2017|
Response from Lotte W | Property representative |
Dear Gallagher On the 19th of March there will be some living history - the shops in the 1927 quarter will be open and the housewife in 1927 will be working in her kitchen. You can also enter more than 80 houses and flats... More
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29 July 2016|
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Response from Lotte W | Property representative |
Dear Haldborg. The entry fee is 135,- DKK for adults. Children until 18 years do not pay entrance fees. Hope you have a great visit. Lotte Den Gamle By
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