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Gentofte BrandMuseum

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Stumbled across this whilst looking at Google maps. Fab little museum with friendly caretaker... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Stintan
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London, United Kingdom
Great bit of history for all ages

My 4 year old son and I recently visited the museum. We had a wonderful guide who showed us the... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
fencingmom2007
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Denver, Colorado
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Hellerupvej 5B, Hellerup 2900, Denmark
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Stumbled across this whilst looking at Google maps. Fab little museum with friendly caretaker. Wonderful artefacts and insight into the history of the fire brigade in Gentofte kommune

Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My 4 year old son and I recently visited the museum. We had a wonderful guide who showed us the interesting trucks and structures. My son loved the trucks and I loved learning about the history of the viklage.

Date of experience: July 2019
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Anders H, Chairman of the board at Gentofte BrandMuseum, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Fencingmom2007 Thank you very much for your kind words. It was a pleasure to guide you and your son around in the museum. Hope you will have a pleasant stay in Denmark, and hope to see you another time. Welcome another time!

Reviewed June 23, 2019 via mobile

Facinating museum in an old fire house made in 1909 and closed around the 1930s. The fire trucks are the original ones for the station and it is amazing see. Got an amazing personal tour from a guy called Anders. He was very enthusiastic and...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank aaronmorley
Anders H, Chairman of the board at Gentofte BrandMuseum, responded to this reviewResponded June 24, 2019

Dear Roam Thank you very much for your kind words. You´re welcome another time!

Reviewed June 22, 2019

It is a beautiful place to visit. We got a personal tour from the most awesome and insightful guide, all in perfect English. It was worth the time so if you are in Hellerup, don't miss it!

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank FiricaAlina
Anders H, Chairman of the board at Gentofte BrandMuseum, responded to this reviewResponded June 24, 2019

Dear FiricaAlina Thank you very much for your kind words! You are welcome another time!

Reviewed April 15, 2019

Personnel will tell you a lot about the collected material in the musuem. To the fascination fire department always grants to kids add funny activities planned for them. Def worth it.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Enrico B
Anders H, Chairman of the board at Gentofte BrandMuseum, responded to this reviewResponded June 24, 2019

Dear Enrico B Thank you very much for your kind words! You are very welcome another time!

Reviewed September 21, 2018 via mobile

We gave my granddad a visit to Gentofte Brandmuseum for his 80th birhday, and it was a great success. The museum is very well-kept, with much and well-organised equipment to show. Additionally, we had booked a private tour with Anders, who was excellent at sharing...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed December 25, 2017

A nice little fire museum located at an old fire station which closed in 1939. The entrance is free. It is only open on Wednesdays 10.00-14.00.

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank Dan-Tuyet T
Reviewed April 10, 2017 via mobile

As part of a classic car club, I visited this hidden gem, the fire station is from 1909, the firefighters left the building in 1939 and then is was used as storage until present day, and now it is a museum, you don't need to...More

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank Sune L
Reviewed August 10, 2016 via mobile

We live in the area and have been meaning to go here for a while. I took my 2 boys, ages 8 and 10. Plenty to see and the guide was so friendly and knowledgeable - think I enjoyed it more than the kids! Have...More

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank Karin M
Reviewed August 5, 2016 via mobile

I wanted to know if there had been any new developments in the 1st December 1998 fire at Klampenborg race course. As far as I could learn the case was closed. I was impressed with the small museum and later walked over to Hellerup Havn....More

Date of experience: August 2016
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