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Den Gamle By

Viborgvej 2, Aarhus 8000, Denmark
+45 86 12 31 88
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Fun day out

We thoroughly enjoyed our visit to 'the old city'. The only thing that would've made the visit any... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Austin, Texas
via mobile
Amazing hot chocolate

We had a beak here exploring the museum, hot chocolate was exceptional, not sweet, perfect, along... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Leeds, United Kingdom
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  • Very good28%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
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“open air museum” (57 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 3 days ago via mobile

We thoroughly enjoyed our visit to 'the old city'. The only thing that would've made the visit any more enjoyable would have been to have our grandkids with us. It's pretty amazing what they've done to re-create 3 different time periods in Danish history. A...More

Thank geepmeyer
Reviewed 6 days ago

We had a beak here exploring the museum, hot chocolate was exceptional, not sweet, perfect, along with the cake of the day, would recommend this place, Unfortunately we were unable to buy any chocolate to take make at home.

Thank faa234
Reviewed 1 week ago

i thought this was going to be more fun for families with kids, but it was done well, with people dressed in suitable period costumes on hand to offer more information.

Thank greedigirl
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Excellent for history buffs. Showing houses from the first built right up to the seventies. People in traditional costume, original bakes and sweets to buy. Takes you right back 😁 seventies was my favourite.

Thank Haki H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Den Gamle By (aka Old Town) is a collection of 75 historic building brought from all over Denmark and assembled into a "town.: If you love history and architecture, this is the place for you. I throughly enjoyed my time here. There is so much...More

Thank Delbe M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Among the best experiences and best museums in Denmark. When going in high season expect quite a lot of people, and a lot of reenactment, some days to many guests. The new exhibitions on the 70s and the history of Aarhus are great. Remember to...More

Thank Carsten M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The buildings are beautiful and very old. You can walk into all the buildings - from the theater to the bakery and get a feeling of days gone by. The people working here are all dressed like in the old days and they know a...More

Thank birgitteespersen
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Den Gamle By (The Old Town) is a must see when visiting Aarhus. You can easily spend an afternoon here, and you should, if you are to enjoy it. Don’t forget to visit the baker and you do not forget to taste the traditionel vanilla...More

Thank KennethOsvald
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We were with a tour group and they rushed us in and out before things were actually open. What we were able to see while there was really very well done. It is such a wonderful way to celebrate the history of Denmark. All of...More

Thank N B
Reviewed 14 October 2017 via mobile

A classic must visit in Århus. A kind of open air museum where you can get a feeling for what Denmark looked like back in the old days.

Thank JavanJunior
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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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