The 25 most frequently visited attractions in the Aarhus Region

Photo: Lise Balsby, ARoS Aarhus Kunstmuseum

Discover the most visited attractions in Aarhus, Denmark's second-largest city, and throughout the entire Aarhus Region. You will be surprised by their diversity, ranging. Choose from unforgettable experiences that you shouldn't miss during your visit to Eastern Jutland.

Which attractions would you like to visit?

Whether you are in Aarhus, Viborg, Randers, Silkeborg in the Lake District Søhøjlandet or Djursland - a visit to the Aarhus Region is not complete without at least one visit to a museum.

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Green ExperienceDjurs Sommerland - the largest amusement park in the Nordic region
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Djurs Sommerland - the largest amusement park in the Nordic region

In Djurs Summerland, it's just more fun for everyone. Look forward to experiencing 60 attractions, Denmark's best roller coasters, a huge water park - all spread across 9 adventurous theme areas with ...

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Green ExperienceTivoli Friheden
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Tivoli Friheden

Enjoy an unforgettable journey to Tivoli Friheden, nestled in the heart of Aarhus in the centre of Denmark. Here you will find an amusement park with roller coasters, a beautiful Ferris wheel, and lot...

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

In Randers Regnskov, you are in for a true tropic treat, complete with free-ranging monkeys, iguanas, sloths, jaguars, and a long list of other exotic animals. The rainforest is a bombardment of the s...

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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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Tropical Houses at the Botanical Garden
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Tropical Houses at the Botanical Garden

The Tropical Houses (in Danish "Væksthusene") in the Botanical Garden in Aarhus are a place where numerous plant collections are presented and preserved in four different climate zones.

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Ree Park Safari
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Ree Park Safari

Visit Ree Park Safari and make an unforgettable visit in the exciting world of animals. Djursland’s big safari park offers wild experiences and activities among animals from the exotic parts of the wo...

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The Kattegatcentre on Djursland
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The Kattegatcentre on Djursland

Are you ready for a sea of experiences? Let yourself be surrounded by sharks, watch the seals romp around in their natural environment, paddle in a kayak on the deepest polar ocean and learn more abou...

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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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Green ExperienceAQUA Aquarium & Wildlife Zoo
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AQUA Aquarium & Wildlife Zoo

AQUA Aquarium & Wildlife Park is a family-friendly discovery centre featuring northern Europe’s largest freshwater aquarium and a nature park with wild animals native to Denmark.

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Green ExperienceThe Green Museum
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The Green Museum

At Det Grønne Museum - The Green Museum, you can experience hunting, forests, agriculture, and food all gathered under one roof for the first time. This beautiful and vibrant museum is located in stun...

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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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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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Skandinavisk Dyrepark - Scandinavian Wildlife Park
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Skandinavisk Dyrepark - Scandinavian Wildlife Park

Scandinavian Wildlife Park on Djursland is probably Denmark’s most natural animal park, with lots of space for both animals and people.

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Kunsthal Aarhus
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Kunsthal Aarhus

Kunsthal Aarhus is, with light and spacious exhibition halls, one of Denmark’s largest and most beautiful exhibition venues for contemporary art.

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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More than 600 attractions ...

But in the Aarhus region, there are no less than 600 attractions waiting for you. Big and small. Museums, amusement parks, zoos and animal parks, nature areas, architecture and much more.

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More than 600 attractions

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