We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Besaettelsesmuseet

Math. Fibigers Have 2, Aarhus 8000, Denmark
+45 86 18 42 77
Website
Save
Review Highlights
Great WW2 museum

A small but very well run museum about the WW2 in Århus, for anyone with interest in the Second... read more

Reviewed 21 April 2017
Flemming N
Small but amazing museum detailing the Nazi Occupation of Aarhus

Definitely worth a visit, much more interesting than I had expected. Although not everything s... read more

Reviewed 4 September 2016
JacquiB2012
,
London, United Kingdom
Read all 36 reviews
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Overview
  • Excellent44%
  • Very good48%
  • Average8%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“guns” (2 reviews)
“ww2” (3 reviews)
LOCATION
Math. Fibigers Have 2, Aarhus 8000, Denmark
CONTACT
Website
+45 86 18 42 77
Write a Review
Reviews (36)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language

1 - 10 of 36 reviews

Reviewed 21 April 2017

A small but very well run museum about the WW2 in Århus, for anyone with interest in the Second World War the museum is worth a visit. Personally I enjoyed my visit there, and I'm sure I'll return again in the future.

Thank Flemming N
Reviewed 4 September 2016

Definitely worth a visit, much more interesting than I had expected. Although not everything s translated into English, there were some exhibits with English descriptions and a guide with summarised detain English. However the atmosphere and the exhibits told the story without the need for...More

1  Thank JacquiB2012
Reviewed 23 July 2015 via mobile

If you want information of WWII and how the Danes survived go. A great collection of items from paperwork to guns. We enjoyed the visit very much.

Thank Craig M
Reviewed 15 March 2015

I spent there almost 2 hours and learnt really interesting information about a dark part of the Danish history. And I could compare it to the Czech one. The English guidebook is detailed enough. However, the recently installed posters could be in English as they...More

Thank Martin H
Reviewed 1 October 2014

Established in the basement of the old police station in Aarhus and therefore the actual place where the German Gestapo had their local HQ during the German occupation the exhibition is placed in the right atmosphere. The museums tells the story of the life and...More

1  Thank PitalisDK
Reviewed 1 August 2014

Our cruise ship was berthed in Arhus for only a few hours and, after wandering around the Old Town, we made our way to Besaettelsesmuseet, the Resistance Museum. We had researched it prior to leaving on our cruise and we were very pleased that we...More

2  Thank sueaussie
Reviewed 10 June 2014

This is an excellent (although small) museum detailing the German occupation in WWII. The museum has most of the information in English. Since I do not read Danish this was a welcomed bonus.

2  Thank Steven W
Reviewed 22 September 2013

We had learned about the "Occupation Museum" online while researching Aarhus, which was a stop on our cruise. It turned out that this museum contains one of the most comprehensive collections of World War II memoribilia we have seen. The collection is mostly military and...More

3  Thank CliffKol
Reviewed 16 April 2013

I recently spent a bit over an hour and a half here - it's a good little museum if you're interested in learning about the history of the German occupation of Aarhus. There's a lot of detailed information here about all aspects of life during...More

3  Thank Ian M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Google Translation

More

Thank GAage
Nearby
Nearby Restaurants
Cafe Piccolina
659 reviews
.11 km away
Restaurant Gastrome
115 reviews
.10 km away
Teaterbodega
138 reviews
.10 km away
Den Rustikke
221 reviews
.12 km away
Nearby Attractions
Aarhus Domkirke
228 reviews
.13 km away
Vikingemuseet
84 reviews
.16 km away
Women's Museum in Denmark
52 reviews
.01 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Besaettelsesmuseet staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Submit