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Attractions in Silkeborg

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Silkeborg, the Outdoor Capital of Denmark, offers stunning nature and a wide range of museums and attractions for exploration. Whether you prefer indoor or outdoor activities, art or history, indulge in the experiences you desire during your Silkeborg vacation.

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Discover works by internationally renowned artist and Cobra co-founder Asger Jorn, get up close to one of the world's best-preserved bog bodies Tollundmanden, visit a bunker museum, or take a trip on a nostalgic vintage train in the middle of beautiful nature.

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The paddle steamer Hjejlen
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The paddle steamer Hjejlen

Come and experience scenic Silkeborg from the water, on the historic steamer Hjejlen. It's an experience for the whole family, and will take you back in time.

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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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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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The Tollund Man
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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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Gubsø Garage - exhibition and guided tours
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Gubsø Garage - exhibition and guided tours

At the event and conference center Gubsø Garage, you can experience one of Denmark's most beautiful collections of classic cars. Open: By appointment only.

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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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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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Labyrinthia - Fun, Play and Learning
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Labyrinthia - Fun, Play and Learning

Labyrinthia is a fun, enjoyable and challenging attraction for children, adults and seniors, where you can exercise both your brain and legs. They are specialized in having various types of mazes and ...

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The Paper Museum in Museum Silkeborg
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The Paper Museum in Museum Silkeborg

The Paper Museum in Denmark is housed in the old Silkeborg Paper Factory - in the old production rooms for handmade paper.

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Silkeborg Eagle Reserve, Raptor Show and Bison Farm

Silkeborg Ørnereservat, Rovfugleshow & Bisonfarm invites you into the fascinating world of the birds-of-prey.

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The Vintage Railway Bryrup-Vrads
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The Vintage Railway Bryrup-Vrads

Veteranbanen Bryrup-Vrads is a historical piece of Danish history. Discover the old train tracks which takes you through beautiful landscapes, while you're enjoying your train ride in one of charming ...

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Klatreparken Silkeborg
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Klatreparken Silkeborg

Look forward to hours of entertaining, wild and challenging climbing experiences in Klatreparken Silkeborg. Come and try the climbing routes, involving activities at various heights and levels of diff...

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Gubsø Garage i Silkeborg

Attraktions in Silkeborg

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