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Forsorgsmuseet - Welfare Museum

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Address: Grubbemollevej 13, Svendborg 5700, Denmark
Phone Number: 62-21-02-61
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A strong story from our own time - believe or not - here is the proof!

If you are a tourist in Svendborg, you must not leave the town without having paid a visit to Forsorgsmuseet/The Welfare Museum. As late as 45 years ago it was inhabited by old... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed November 24, 2015
2015Granny
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Svendborg, Denmark
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Svendborg, Denmark
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2015

If you are a tourist in Svendborg, you must not leave the town without having paid a visit to Forsorgsmuseet/The Welfare Museum. As late as 45 years ago it was inhabited by old and poor people, who together with sick, homeless people, and children without parents had had these buildings as their home. It stands as it stood many years... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2013

We visited Denmarks only Welfare Museum in Svendborg and was reminded that the Danish Welfare state was not that pleasant 50 to 100 years ago. In the old days +100 wellfare was more like prison, but extreemely interesting and modern in it's presentation

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2013 via mobile

Moving and touching experience - a museum that shows and make you feel how it was to be poor in Denmark. I have been here with two groups: Japanese robot engineers that were amazed and astonished. And with creative professional from Fyn - they were enthusiastic and surprised, happy to have discovered this beautiful and hidden gem. A Must See... More 

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