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Den Gamle By

Opens in 15 min: 10:00 - 17:00
Open today: 10:00 - 17:00
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300 Years Time Travel

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Viborgvej 2, Aarhus 8000, Denmark
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Reviewed yesterday

This is a must while in Aarhus! Be prepare and comfortable to walk for at least 3 hours! Very entertaining way to learn about 300 years of Danish history. The interactive way this museum is designed will definitely transport you through time. The 1974 flats,...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

I'm not entirely sure why some previous reviews have rated it so poorly as I thoroughly enjoyed my time here at Den Gamle By. First of all, yes there is contruction going on at one end, but those parts that were open were fantastic. I...More

Thank nardiagolder
Reviewed 1 week ago

Try this out, from 1700- up to 1974 in one place. You get the history and can view hos people lived back in old days. Looking at old toys and got super memories back in time. but the must fun was the new 1974 area,...More

Thank Peterrh58
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a great place to visit. So much history as to living conditions and how people lived back in time. There was the Eilschou Almhouses where Hans Christian Andersen visited. There was a toy museum, a presentation of costumes from the Queen’s wardrobe as...More

Thank David R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We really enjoyed our trip to Den Gamle By today. The houses from different eras are lovely to see and the whole project is very well interpreted.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went in a group visit, it was interesting to see how they rebuild ancient houses and represent evolution.

Thank Mariella H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

One of the best attraction in Århus. You can discover how it was to live in DK in the old days in different time period of danish history. You can go in different houses. There is even a museum, where you can learn about Århus(Aros)...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

it was almost the only place we got visited in Aarhus during our trip through Jutland. we spent there more than 4 hours. experience is quite unique. would like especially to note the moving mannequins that popped everywhete during our tour. the botanical garden outside...More

Thank Guide751956
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have been here thrice. It is an excellent place. The minute you step in through the gates, you feel as if you have been transported to a village somewhere back in time. You can go into all the houses and see how people lived,...More

Thank Rupashree D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was a really interesting 17th century city recreated - sort of like Williamsburg on a smaller scale. Absolutely beautiful, and very educational. We loved it.

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Mary B
25 May 2018|
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Response from Lotte W | Property representative |
Dear Mary, If you visit our museum in july or august there will be 3 restaurants open. If you visit us in june or september there will be one restaurant open. You can get different kinds of traditional danish food. Here at... More
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21 February 2018|
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Response from Lotte W | Property representative |
From the port to Den Gamle By you can easily use a wheelchair. In Den Gamle By, there are cobblestone and some of the houses have serveral storeys or steps up to the front door. The quarter from the 1970's is more... More
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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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