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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 look into three different periods in the history of this area

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.

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 27, 2015
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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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
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 NEW

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 NEW

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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Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

Highly recommended going if you are into seeing how people lived from the 1700's to the 1970's. If you have been to Williamsburg or one of the many others you'll see how the Danes lived during these times. Very interesting

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Montreal, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

Spend a pleasant and educational afternoon strolling through this historic museum of actual (not reconstructed) buildings from Denmark's past. Staff dressed in period costumes enliven the displays of village crafts. We enjoyed cake & coffee at its restaurant.

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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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