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Elverhoj Museum

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Beautiful museum

Absolutely worth the visit. This old house is beautiful and well taken care of, the displays are... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
Daniel M
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São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil
Charming bit of Solvang history

We went to the Elverhoj Museum on Saturday 10/13 and were very impressed. Having gone to Solvang... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
Hans T
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Ventura, California
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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.
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1624 Elverhoy Way, Solvang, CA 93463-2704
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Absolutely worth the visit. This old house is beautiful and well taken care of, the displays are very well organized and the history of the Danish immigration and settlement in Solvang is very well told.

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We went to the Elverhoj Museum on Saturday 10/13 and were very impressed. Having gone to Solvang many times i knew some of the history but it was very informative to actually hear about how it was founded and what it has gone through over...More

Thank Hans T
Reviewed 29 August 2018

this little time capsule is gorgeous and well kept. it is maintained by donations they don't charge but ask for a small donation like 5 dollars it is like walking back in time to and old village and they also have a small art gallery...More

1  Thank RNA_13
Reviewed 29 August 2018

It's a short walk from downtown Solvang. The museum is free but donations is generously accepted. It's not a big museum, it's actually a house donated to the city to be the repository of the history for the community. Take a guided tour only in...More

Thank Renato L
Reviewed 6 August 2018

We love visiting Solvang, but it took us a few trips to finally get around to visiting the Elverhoj. It's a decent sized house built by early residents of the area. The architecture and construction details were fun to examine. There's a good selection of...More

1  Thank James W
Reviewed 1 August 2018

When you come to the town of Solvang be sure to visit this museum because the docent had volumes of history. Also we learned our way around from here after renting a four passenger bike earlier. The art work of Nancy Yaki was on display...More

2  Thank Joestuffsda
Reviewed 10 July 2018

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

1  Thank Julie T
Reviewed 7 July 2018

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
Reviewed 12 June 2018

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
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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Hanh N
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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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