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Hans Christian Andersens Childhood Home

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Address: Munkemollestraede 3, Odense 5000, Denmark
Phone Number: 65514601
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Very small

It's not a very big house and doesn't take very long to look around, but still interesting. it does have a nice little garden. Staff very friendly and helpful.

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 12, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

It's not a very big house and doesn't take very long to look around, but still interesting. it does have a nice little garden. Staff very friendly and helpful.

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Michigan
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

We were there after it was closed but it still was fun to see where HCA lived and walk through the pretty little neighborhood and nearby park.

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Signal Hill, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015

This house is included in the museum . The house is small, however the docent was very informative and answered all our questions.

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Prague, Czech Republic
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015

Everything here is on a modest scale - small rooms, low ceilings, tiny bed, Hans Christian Andersen's father's tiny workshop (he was a cobbler by trade), the small garden at the back... Yet it also testifies to a very affectionate upbringing. The "locus genii" is highly palpable. A most friendly and courteous curator. A ticket to the Museum also entitles... More 

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

This a cute little house and clearly not a patch on the actual museum. Nice to see the humble beginnings of a national icon.

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Marlton, New Jersey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015 via mobile

This place was closed when we were there, but it is cute from the outside. It was a little hard to find but walkable from the main train station and if you follow the red footprints on the pavement which does a walking tour of Odense. There are also lockers in the Odense train station if you want to do... More 

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Sliema, Malta
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

We were told that this house was the birth place of H.C.Andersen. Very small and humble abode where it is alleged that three families lived.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

This place is a very small house where H.C. Andersen grew up. There is not much you can see because he grew up in poverty. The ticket you buy from here for 95 DKK can be used at the H.C.Andersen museum wih no additional cost.

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Odense, Denmark
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

The childhood home of Hans Christian Andersen doesn't show much - but what it shows is as close to the authentic childhood home of the author as possible. Was his home really that small? Indeed is was - and a family were living and working here.

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Utrecht, The Netherlands
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

Small museum, which however was complementary to the Hans Christian Anders Museum: free admittance when you visited the other museum. Small extra museum (especially compared the main museum) but nice and clean. Duration of visit of 30 minutes should be considered enough.

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Address: Munkemollestraede 3, Odense 5000, Denmark
Phone Number: 65514601
Location: Europe  >  Denmark  >  Funen and Islands  >  Odense

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