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Den Gamle By

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Address: Viborgvej 2, Aarhus 8000, Denmark
Phone Number: +45 86 12 31 88
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Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours

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Great historic museum

This historic museum is very nice with authentic houses from Denmark, and many live stores and activities. Especially, the new part on the history of 1970's is really nice, and... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 29, 2015
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Copenhagen, Denmark
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

This historic museum is very nice with authentic houses from Denmark, and many live stores and activities. Especially, the new part on the history of 1970's is really nice, and highly recommended.

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Copenhagen, Denmark
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW via mobile

Like a gate to Narnia you enter a place with a completely different take on time. The possibilities to pop in and visit households and shops from hundred years ago seem endless. The new department where the interiors are from the 70'ies made me realize that my own childhood was pretty awesome. And quite a while ago. Lots of stuff... More 

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Encinitas, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

Very interesting look into three different periods in the history of this area. The cafe was fabulous and kids had a great time on the playground and stilts.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

The place smelled like cow poo and it was boring! Definitely not worth the money! They need to add entertainment! And the roads were hard to walk on!

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

Stopped by late in the evening in the summer. Beautiful location. No actors on site. Quiet and peaceful with only a few people strolling.

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

A very detailed and thorough step back in time. This is a living museum and it is quite strange to go into someone's home whilst they are there all dressed in period costume. Lots of enactment going on to add to authenticity. The 70's section was a real blast from the past for us. Fantastic attention to detail. Good eating... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 NEW

I really love this place! It has some magical ambience, very clean, many good spots for photos. I went there in weekday so its not really crowded. Worth visiting!

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Aarhus, Denmark
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 NEW

A very good place to see the development of Danish towns. I especially like the fact that the staff dress up to make the experience more authentic. A guided tiur will make the experience better. Remember a packed lunch and some bread for the ducks. Purenostalgia to see the 1970s-flat. It was more or less like my own home. I... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

Lovely place with a magic atmosphere. Den Gamle By is a real magic place. I have visited the park many times and never get tired of walking around the old houses. I love when the park comes to life with actors playing the part of citizens. A must see when in Århus.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

Both teenagers and patents enjoyed spending the afternoon here. Infact our son claimed that he could have used some more time. It is so nicely done a full of details. .getting history the best way...try the backery. .the cakes are great

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Additional Information about Den Gamle By

Address: Viborgvej 2, Aarhus 8000, Denmark
Phone Number: +45 86 12 31 88
Location: Europe  >  Denmark  >  Jutland  >  East Jutland  >  Aarhus
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Monday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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