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A historic home, bird sanctuary, park, and museum all in one, located in the house of writer and Nobel Prize finalist Baroness Karen Blixen (in the US and UK, Isak Dinesen), known especially for "Out of Africa" and "Seven Gothic Tales". The museum...more
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This is a small museum that was Karen's home. We were particularly interested as we had been to the other museum in Nairobi. You really get a sense of how she lived and the important people in her life. There is a guided tour every...More
The main destination of our Danish sojourn, this literary house museum is dedicated to the memory and works of Karen Blixen, also known as Isak Dinesen or the Danish Scheherazade.
The large manor house, a former inn, is the place where she was born and...More
For anyone with an interest in Karen Blixen, this is very worthwhile. There is a 100 DKK fee for the house and museum. Her life is chronicled in a thoughtful way. The bird sanctuary is free. Be sure to walk up to her grave near...More
The Karen Blixen Museum is located in the former farmyard owned by her father before she emigrated to Africa and subsequently lived in by Karen Blixen from her return in 1931 until her death in the early 1960s. It contains one room with an interesting...More
We spent an hour in the café (God food but a little pricy) drinking excellent wine and enjoying a delicate light meal. Afterwards the trip around the museum took around 1½ - 2 hours. We can absolutely recommend this for anyone with the slightest interest...More
We took the train to Runsted to visit the museum as part of a birthday day out. The entrance fee of 100 DKK seemed high as it was a huge increase from the last time we visited. There is a good film and good printed...More
The location is perfect, located just next to Rungstedgaard hotel overlooking the Öresund strait. If you are interested in Karen Blixen, have seen the movie "Out of Africa" or have read any of her books, this is the place to visit. She is buried in...More
This small but intimate museum is located a relatively short train ride north of Copenhagen. We found it an easy and quite pleasant trip and took the walk through the woods to reach the museum. There is very good signage from the train station and...More
The museum is charming and very personal.
One can see all the rooms on the main floor and they are just as they were when Karen Blixen lived there.
The informational and educational exhibit at the beginning was very helpful and sensitive.
I particularly loved...More