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Familie på Skovgaard Museet i Viborg

Explore the cultural side of the Aarhus Region

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Let yourself be drawn into the many cultural experiences that await you in Aarhus and in the Aarhus region as a whole. 

When Aarhus was European Capital of Culture in 2017, the city and the entire region excelled – in a national as well as an international perspective, and with regards to cultural activities, in particular. 

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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.

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 ...

ARoS Aarhus Art Museum
Photo: Anders Trærup

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.

The Grauballe Man
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The Grauballe Man

'The Grauballe Man' has been surrounded by mystery and intrigue ever since a local team of peat diggers happened to uncover a body in the Nebelgaard Mose peat bog in the village of Grauballe, just wes...

The Tollund Man
Photo: John Sommer

The Tollund Man

In 1950, a dead body was found in a bog near Silkeborg, and this should turn out to be quite a sensational find. The bog body, which was later named the Tollund Man, happened to be between 2,200-2,400...

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Fregatten Jylland
Photo: Per Bille

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...

The Green Museum
Photo: Det Grønne Museum

The Green Museum

At Det Grønne Museum, the Green Museum, you can experience the hunt, the woods, the agriculture and the food – for the first time all in one museum.

Glasmuseet Ebeltoft
Photo: Lars Just

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 ...

Viborg Cathedral
Photo: Viborg Domkirke

Viborg Cathedral

Viborg Cathedral, with its two towers, is the symbol of the city. The church was founded in the 1100's but after several fires, the latest one in 1726, only the crypt remains from this period. The rem...

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Kulturringen - Culture by Bike

The bicycle route Kulturringen will lead you through Danish culture which is located in beautiful and varied landscapes with roaming hills, lakes, ocean, forests and streams. Experience castles, museu...

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De Fem Halder
Photo: Jens Lindhe

De Fem Halder

Visit the landscape of Hald where once the five 'Halder' were situated. Two 'Halder', the manor house 'Hald Hovedgaard' and the ruin named after Bishop Friis stil exist. The five 'Halder' have a long ...

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Aarhus Cathedral
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Aarhus Cathedral

The structure of Aarhus Cathedral has a long history. The cathedral is dedicated to St. Clemens, who was the Roman Pope 100 a.d. who died as a martyr when he was drowned with an anchor tied to his nec...

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Mønsted Limestone mines
Photo: Mads Gregersen

Mønsted Limestone mines

Mønsted Kalkgruber is the world's largest lime pits. Here is a world of experiences that tell of geology, bats and impressive work all done by hand.

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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Get close to nature and culture experiences

Your rainbow panorama at the top of ARoS Aarhus Art Museum

Culture Highlights

Sangstrup Klint på Djursland i solnedgang

Explore Nature

Dark Sky på Anholt

Anholt - a small secret island

Lakeside Bath in Almind Lake by Silkeborg

The lakes in the Lake District

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