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Hans Christian Andersens Childhood Home

Munkemollestraede 3, Odense 5000, Denmark
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Ranked #9 of 113 Attractions in Odense
Type: Historic Sites
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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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Toronto
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

You can walk to this from the museum but decided to just drive by to take a picture.. but we were able to find parking just around the corner.. So we decided to go in and happy that we did. One of the friendliest women on the entry/cash desk as well.. Stepped back into HC Anderson's life and bought a... More

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Adelaide, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

This house gives you a little sample of Hans Christian Anderson's, early life. There's not much here, but it's great for a fly-in visit if you don't have much time in Odense. I recommend going here and then to the nearby afterwards for a more in depth look at his life and history.

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Reykjavik, Iceland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2014

I was just curious of what do they have inside this museum and I agree with some of the reviews about this place, there's nothing much. There's a room where you can watch a little introduction about him but in Danish, and if the visitors don't speak Danish then what??? The entrance ticket in my opinion is expensive, DKK 95... More

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Adrian, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2014

This museum pays tribute to one of the more interesting writers of the 19th Century, the golden age of literature. It does a good job of detailing his life and times. It was an easy and relaxed visit for us and our kids (ages 6, 10 and 14 at the time) were quite taken with the experience. If you have... More

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Bangkok, Thailand
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2013

There's nothing much at this place. It's just some rooms with some details. However, staff there was very friendly and informative. You can ask her whatever you want to know about Andersen.

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2013

We went, saw and walked away wondering what was all the fuss about. If your in Odense, go and have a look as it is very close to pretty much everything.

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Calgary, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2012

A Great place to visit if you are a fan of his work like his paper cuttings and renowned stories such as "The Ugly Duckling". This story was supposed to be what Andersen thought of himself as ugly. Inside, explore his room, the courtyard, the attic bed, and much more. Such a talented young writer and storyteller was from this... More

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Odense, Denmark
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2012

The Childhood Home of H.C. Andersen is quite interesting an the place you want to go if you want a look into the life of H.C. Andersen. It isn't the house on the picture though (thats a restaurant close to H.C. Andersens Hus).

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