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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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ARoS Aarhus Art Museum
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ARoS Aarhus Art Museum

ARoS is one of the largest art museums in Northern Europe. And each year, ARoS has about one million visitors, making it the most frequented art museum in Scandinavia.

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

'Den Gamle By' (The Old Town Museum) is a perfectly unique attraction in Aarhus for the whole family to go on fascinating journey back in history. The museum is awarded the maximum three stars in the ...

Fregatten Jylland
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Fregatten 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...

Moesgaard Museum
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Moesgaard Museum

The past is brought to fascinating life at the Moesgaard Museum in Aarhus. Moesgaard Museum has three Michelin stars in the Michelin attraction's guide.

The Energy Museum
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The Energy Museum

The Energy Museum connects the past, the present and the future. The museum is set against the beautiful backdrop of Lake Tange, water from which still drives the turbines at Denmark’s largest hydropo...

KØN - 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.

Glasmuseet Ebeltoft
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Glasmuseet Ebeltoft

Glasmuseet Ebeltoft 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. The ...

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...

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.

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...

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

The culture-historical Museum Østjylland was founded in 1872, making it one of the oldest and biggest local museums in Denmark.

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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...

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...

Skanderborg Bunkerne
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Skanderborg Bunkerne

Amongst the trees of Skanderborg Forest the remains of the German air force headquarters in Denmark during World War II can be found. There are emergency water tanks, wooden houses and vague traces of...

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