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World-class museums in the Aarhus Region

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The Aarhus Region is home to world-class museums. Three of Denmark's most visited museums are located in Aarhus: ARoS Art Museum, The Old Town Museum and Moesgaard Museum.

You can also find exciting and fun museums with themes ranging from vikings and posters to paper, scouts and piggy banks and much more.

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Green ExperienceARoS Aarhus Art Museum
Photo: © Your rainbow panorama, Olafur Eliasson, 2006 - 2011, ARoS Aarhus Art Museum. Fotograf: Lise Balsby

ARoS Aarhus Art Museum

ARoS Aarhus Art Museum is one of Northern Europe's largest art museums and one of the most visited art museums in Scandinavia. Here you can experience Your rainbow panorama, a spectacular artwork by O...

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Den Gamle By - The Old Town Museum
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Den Gamle By - The Old Town Museum

Embark on a captivating journey through time with your entire family in Den Gamle By - The Old Town Museum. Witness, touch, and immerse yourself in the rich history of Danish market towns across four ...

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The Frigate Jylland
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The Frigate Jylland

With 102 metres from bowsprit to stern, 44 cannons and 57 metres to the top of the masthead, Fregatten Jylland (the Frigate Jutland) is an experience with both room and entertainment for the whole fam...

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Green ExperienceMoesgaard Museum
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Moesgaard Museum

The past is brought to fascinating life at the Moesgaard Museum in Aarhus. The exhibits are based on the latest research and technology and aim at giving you an insight into prehistory and anthropolog...

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Green ExperienceKØN - Gender Museum Denmark
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KØN - Gender Museum Denmark

The Women Museum has changed it name to KØN - Gender Museum Denmark and emphasizes the cultural history between genders and discusses the gender policies, equality, body and sexuality.

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Glass - Museum of Glass Art
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Glass - Museum of Glass Art

Glass - Museum of Glass is an international museum of modern glass art, beautifully situated in the town of Ebeltoft. All year round, you get to experience changing exhibits of world-class glass art. ...

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Museum Jorn
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Museum Jorn

The Museum Jorn in Silkeborg is located in beautiful nature directly on the river Gudenåen. The museum was founded by Asger Jorn (1914-1973), one of the most important Danish artists of the 20th centu...

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Skovgaard Museum
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Skovgaard Museum

The Skovgaard Museum is the art museum in Viborg. It houses works by the Skovgaard family of artists as well as changing art exhibitions.

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Randers Kunstmuseum
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Randers Kunstmuseum

Randers Kunstmuseum is filled with exciting art experiences for everyone. The museum contains a large number of works by some of the major figures of Danish art over the last 200 years. The unique art...

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Memphis Mansion
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Memphis Mansion

Memphis Mansion in Randers is a tribute to Elvis Presley the King of Rock’n’Roll and to Conny Cash The Man In Black - and the facade of the museum is identical to Graceland in Memphis.

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Museum Østjylland Randers
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Museum Østjylland Randers

Museum Østjylland can be found on several locations around the region. At Museum Østjylland Randers, you get to go on an exciting cultural-history journey from the antiquity up until present day. The ...

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Natural History Museum
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Natural History Museum

At Naturhistorisk Museum, the Natural History Museum in Aarhus you can experience the abundance of life inhabiting the earth. Experience the museum's four permanent exhibitions and changing special ex...

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The Steno Museum
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The Steno Museum

Explore the Universe in Aarhus. At the Steno Museum for the History of Science and Medicine both children and adults can go on a trail of discovery in the natural sciences and explore the cultural his...

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Gammel Estrup - The Danish Manor & Estate Museum
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Gammel Estrup - The Danish Manor & Estate Museum

At Gammel Estrup, you step right into history. Here, you will see how the Danish counts and countesses lived their daily lives and had excuisite celebrations in the manor’s lavishly decorated halls an...

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Mønsted Limestone Mines
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Mønsted Limestone Mines

Mønsted Limestone Mines - the world's largest limestone mine near Viborg in Denmark - offers a unique world of experiences. Learn about geology, observe bats, and witness impressive handcrafted work. ...

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Museum Ovartaci
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Museum Ovartaci

Museum Ovartaci in Aarhus opens the door to a wondrous world where you can explore the many facets of the human mind. The exhibition raises questions aiming to challenge common perceptions and prejudi...

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Art Center Silkeborg Bad
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Art Center Silkeborg Bad

The Art Center Silkeborg Bad never stands still. Here you can experience changing exhibitions of both Danish and international artists, who time after time transform the old spa "Silkeborg Bad" into a...

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Museum Silkeborg
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Museum Silkeborg

The main branch of Museum Silkeborg, Hovedgården, is located in Silkeborg's oldest building, Silkeborg Hovedgård, from 1767. Here you can meet the museum's most important figure, the Tollund Man, and ...

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Old Dyers Yard Museum Farvergården

At Museet Farvergården in Ebeltoft, you get to learn about the dyeing of yarn and clothing as it was done in the past. Farvergården is a large courtyard area where you can even see the original chip s...

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