Cultural Path

Danish Way of Life

- visit the moderne Denmark.

In the second half of the 20th century Denmark gained a reputation for design, broad-mindedness, open-mindedness, and equal rights. With growing prosperity, consumer patterns changed, and with full employment women began to enter the labour market.

The Danish welfare state was expanded with institutions influenced by the new mindset of the times, taking a different view of the individual.

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Den Gamle By's town district of 1974

Den Gamle By's town district of 1974

Get close up to the history of modern Denmark in the Den Gamle By's town district of 1974. 

Womens Museum - Kvindemuseet Danmark

Womens Museum

What does equal rights mean? What does democracy mean? What is characteristic of Danish broad-mindedness? Explore modern Denmark and The Danish way of life close-up.

Europe's largest prison museum Fængslet

Fængslet

Come inside the walls of Europe's largest prison museum, including prison cells, a sick ward, a biker gang member section, and a prison chapel, and get a solid perspective of Danish prison history of the times. 

B&O at Struer Museum

Struer Museum

Radio and television were the cornerstones for the nuclear family in the welfare society when rearranging their lives with modern designs and new social conventions. 

Cultural Path

Lokale Wege zu globaler Kunst Art

- experience art art and cultur going from local to global.

Along the Local Ways to Global Art route you will experience major European works, architectural masterpieces, and beautiful natural surroundings.

The experience is intensified by entertaining stories about enterprising, dynamic and progressive individuals who, on a local as well as an international scale, have left their lasting marks on posterity. 

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ARoS Aarhus Art Museum

ARoS Aarhus Art Museum

The Aarhus Art Museum is Denmark's oldest museum collection outside Copenhagen. 

Glasmuseet Ebeltoft

Glasmuseet Ebeltoft

In Djursland, beautifully situated by the Bay of Ebeltoft, lies one of the world's leading museum for modern international glass art; recognised globally for its world-class exhibitions and its unique collection.

Heart in Herning

HEART - Herning Museum of Contemporary Art

Set in an award-winning architecture design by international star architect Steve Holl, HEART offers world-class artistic experiences.

Museum JORN

Museum JORN

Museum Jorn: Enjoy international art in a charming setting by the Gudenåen river

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World War II

The occupation of Denmark during the Second World War left its marks all over Denmark and the Danes; both physically and mentally. Physically in the form of the large number of German bunkers and concrete structures.

Mentally, in the mind of the Danes, the way we think and perceive freedom and democracy today.

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The Occupation Museum Aarhus 1940-45

The Occupation Museum Aarhus 1940-45

Through original exhibits, photographs, documents and tableaux the Occupation Museum portrays both peaceful and dramatic events in Aarhus during the German occupation from 1940 to 1945.

Ringkøbing-Skjern Museum

Ringkøbing-Skjern Museum

Go on a bunker tour by the small town of Houvig and learn more about the big concrete blocks which have become so characteristic of the Jutland west coast. It is a tour of exciting tales told by the large number of bunkers in the German Atlantic Wall during the Second World War.