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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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Always a nice to visit!

I have visit this a lot of times and it's always a nice way to spend you day or even night. I love the whole place. I makes me want to go back until the time that they were... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 27, 2015
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Aarhus, Denmark
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Aarhus, Denmark
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015 NEW

I have visit this a lot of times and it's always a nice way to spend you day or even night. I love the whole place. I makes me want to go back until the time that they were actually going on. :) It's always a worth a visit. Especially is it a visit worth during Christmas time, where the... More 

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Harwich, United Kingdom
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28 reviews 28 reviews
11 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

This place is fantastic, what they have done and the work that has gone into it is amazing,on our visit we only had a couple of hours,so did not visit every building,(you need a whole day) a lot of the buildings did have models of the eara,on display inside, but to our suprise opening some doors found they had real... More 

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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17 reviews 17 reviews
10 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

Meticulously planned and reconstructed, this open air museum gives you a walk down history as you see how Danes used to live back in the day. Amazingly well done. Don't miss it!

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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

As a teacher on an educational trip to Aarhus, this open air museum, dedicated to preserving Danish built heritage really set my heart racing! I had to see it to believe how much effort had been put into carefully deconstructing and moving the buildings. My personal highlights we're the old apothecary garden at the back of the building and the... More 

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Esbjerg, Denmark
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11 reviews 11 reviews
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

Even on a chilly day well worth the visit. We recommend the 70's part which was also fun and with realistic reconstructed shops etc. with all manner of authentic materials from the recent past. Obviously will be even better when the live events are in Progress can be recommended for a visit, easy to get around in your own tempo.

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Aarhus, Denmark
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

You cant visit this place too much. Its nothing like antthing else... Walk around in time, learn and enjoy... Shop souvenirs or in a store from the past... or learn about history... Visit old danish buildings, theese arent replicas, theese are houses transported to here from all around the area... Se a play at the tratre... most things work just... More 

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Odense
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015

What I like about The Old Town in Aarhus is that it is like stepping back in time. All the staff are dressed so that their clothes fit the time that the house they work in represents. There are several different time periods in the museum but all very realistic, because it's buildings who have moved from elsewhere in the... More 

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Queretaro, Mexico
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45 reviews 45 reviews
14 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

This is a great place to visit and see how Danes lived. You can see a well preserved area with old buildings, stores, restaurants and different this if how things worked a long time ago. It's very well taken care of, they have activities and is also very nice for a walk. If you are in Aarhus you definitely have... More 

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Karlsruhe, Germany
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10 reviews 10 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

The attraction represents Denmark between XVI and XX centuries. It was really interesting for me and my friends.

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Copenhagen, Denmark
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14 reviews 14 reviews
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24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

Great place to experience history in action. The new 1974 neighborhood brings me back to my childhood. And you can bring your dog, as long as it doesn't enter the buildings.

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