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Elverhoj Museum

1624 Elverhoy Way, Solvang, CA 93463-2704
+1 805-686-1211
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Not a good experience

My family of four visited Solvang on July 1, we stopped at the visitor center for some advice on... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Julie T
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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Very nice small museum

This is a gem you shouldn't miss. It is small but has a lot of interesting times from the early... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
fungramma51
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Housed in the former home of a Solvang family, this musuem is devoted solely to Danish culture and the Danish-American experience.
  • Excellent58%
  • Very good37%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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1624 Elverhoy Way, Solvang, CA 93463-2704
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"local history"
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"wonderful art gallery"
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"lace making"
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"viking artifacts"
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"front door"
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"off the beaten path"
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"hidden gem"
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"tucked away"
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"all ages"
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"gift shop"
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Reviewed 6 days ago

My family of four visited Solvang on July 1, we stopped at the visitor center for some advice on what to see, the woman there directed us to the Elverhoj Museum as they were only open until 4pm that day. We walked the 3 blocks...More

Thank Julie T
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a gem you shouldn't miss. It is small but has a lot of interesting times from the early days of the Danish settlement in Solvang. They also have a small art gallery. The docents were great and very quick to show, and explain...More

1  Thank fungramma51
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We spent a delightful time meandering through this former home, now museum. The other reviews give insights into the amazing craftsmanship that went into building this former home in the traditional Danish style. Having recently been to Denmark we loved seeing the detail & historical...More

1  Thank Catherine H
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Reviewed 5 May 2018

Everything ... repeat everything ... is hand crafted by the original owner artist. The right side is the workshop with huge doors to allow handling large scultpures. The left side is the original home, now turned into a museum. Even the front door is hand-carved...More

Thank Harry B
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Reviewed 29 April 2018

A simple and fantastic museum with all the history of the city. Plan on 60 minutes or less. Located i a unique home which was built without any nails. The house itself is a marvel. The rooms in the house show the furnishing of the...More

2  Thank vermeling
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Reviewed 17 April 2018

This is an interesting museum and a short walk from downtown. We talked to a volunteer who was making lace, saw a kitchen with cabinets painted with flowers, saw other historical displays of Solvang.

Thank Nancy A
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Reviewed 23 February 2018

This small efficient museum does what it purports to do-- tell the story of Solvang. There are only about 5 rooms to walk through, but by doing so one comes to understand why Danish immigrants would leave Denmark in large numbers and how the Central...More

1  Thank stoicson
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Reviewed 6 January 2018 via mobile

Everything inside here are ORIGINAL. They have here collections of histories and arts and Danish cultures of Solvang. They also have a super tiny museum store that have something for all ages.

Thank Weiss W
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Reviewed 28 December 2017 via mobile

A fairly new and culturally interesting museum about the relatively new town of Solvang and the immigrants from Denmark who started it a little over 100 years ago. Situated in what could be an old farmhouse from Denmark.

Thank Niels N
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Reviewed 11 November 2017

This is totally walkable from the center of town so long as it's not too hot out. It's the former house of two artists - the home itself is built in the historic tradition and includes an art gallery. Beautiful back garden and an out-building...More

Thank Maggers
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Hanh N
3 April 2015|
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Response from spinymountain | Reviewed this property |
It's open Wednesday through Sunday. All details can be found on the Elverhoj website. Trip Advisor does not allow the posting of websites here, but if you Google Elverhoj Museum you will find it.
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