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The Sea Captain's House at Romo

Juvrevej 60 | Toftum, Toender, Roemoe 6792, Denmark
+45 74 75 52 76
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Just Fine

The house looks very nice, the home exhibit missed English texts (at least the ones I saw). But it... read more

Reviewed May 6, 2017
Mirja E
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Beautiful historic house on Rømø

We have visited Kommandørgården many times over the years and always bring visitors to see this... read more

Reviewed September 8, 2016
Sus500
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Visit the beautiful Sea Captain's House on Romo. The house is an intact whaler's home from the 1700s. Here, you will find both a huge sperm whale skeleton, a unique view of the Wadden Sea and elaborate decor from the period. It is open for visits at Easter, and in the summer and autumn. The Sea Captain's House on the island of Romo in south-western Jutland is a preserved whaler's home and one of the island's old houses that were once owned by wealthy families. The name of the residence refers to the captains, who in the 17th and early 18th centuries commanded large whaling boats, which went on trading trips and long whaling expeditions in the North Atlantic. The Sea Captain's House has a cosy cafe where you can enjoy views over the Wadden Sea. Admission to the Sea Captain's House on Romo is free.
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  • Very good65%
  • Average13%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible10%
May 6, 2017
“Just Fine”
Sep 2, 2016
“Interesting and educational”
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Juvrevej 60 | Toftum, Toender, Roemoe 6792, Denmark
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+45 74 75 52 76

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Reviewed May 6, 2017 via mobile

The house looks very nice, the home exhibit missed English texts (at least the ones I saw). But it was pleasant way of imagining the life back in the days. The whale skeleton was cool! Entrance costs 50dkk (~5€ in current rates) for adult and...More

Thank Mirja E
Reviewed September 8, 2016

We have visited Kommandørgården many times over the years and always bring visitors to see this great local attraction. Beautiful and well kept sea captains house where you can see the interiors and imagine the life they led. Great display of whales stranded on Lakolk...More

1  Thank Sus500
Reviewed September 2, 2016

This beautiful whale captain's farm sits beautiful located on Rømø and is well worth a visit. Here you'll learn more about the whaling done by Danish captain's and the life they and their families led. The farm is a gorgeous building and one in which...More

1  Thank Cecilie M
Reviewed August 28, 2015

There is a lot of information here about the lives of the whaling ship commanders and their families and in lovely old farmhouse

Thank reallywrenchit
Reviewed August 4, 2015 via mobile

Worth the visit It's not really big,but a beautifull piece of history. Includes a real full size sperm whale skeleton And the admission is free !

1  Thank Icesaxo
Reviewed April 29, 2014

This is a beautifully restored house that used to belong to a Whaling captain. It feels like stepping into a period that is long gone. Beautiful decorations all around so it must have been a pretty well of family that used to live here. In...More

Thank JeIvMo
Reviewed October 9, 2013

Unfortunately our schedule wasn't flexible enough, we could not visit Roemoe on other day than Monday. And on Mondays the museums are pretty much closed. However the place is still a little pearl on this interesting island. The house belonged to a captain from a...More

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