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Address: Munkemoellestraede 3, Odense 5000, Denmark
Phone Number: +45 65 51 46 01

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This is an interesting part of the museum visit.

We spent just over an hour in the museum, which included a walk through his childhood home, which was small and humble. The museum includes many items from his life that help... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed August 7, 2016
Seattle, Washington
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

If you like his work then definitely visit his childhood and adulthood homes. Comprehensive collection of his work and biography of his life.

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Hong Kong
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 17, 2016

Free entry to this humble home after visiting Hans Christian Andersens Museum. Unexpectedly difficult to find, with almost no signs to follow! Despite being an important part in H. C. Andersens' history, there is little to see in this small home, especially after having seen a remake of the home in the Museum. Finished the visit in less than 3... More 

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Hong Kong, China
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 7, 2016

Part of the museum, it is a small house said to have housed many families. Once you have seen how small it is, you will be grateful for what you have. A reminder of how few "things" we really need to live.

Thank Aaron M
Bruges, Belgium
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 9, 2016 via mobile

A small house where H. C. Andersen spent one of the happiest time of his life. Illustrated by quotes of the writer himself abiut his childhood. Not a must, but worth a detour.

Thank FilipMeuris
Seattle, Washington
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 7, 2016

We spent just over an hour in the museum, which included a walk through his childhood home, which was small and humble. The museum includes many items from his life that help round out your image of the man and author. There are items from his travel, his home, his correspondence. We enjoyed this space. It made me want to... More 

Thank Claudia0708
Bucharest, Romania
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 1, 2016

Perhaps I am a bit biased, because I read about it and was influenced by that, but to me it seemed to be less than expected. Of course, that does not mean that for someone else it won't be beautiful.

Thank IlincaLirael
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 26, 2016 via mobile

If you saw H. C. Andersens house it is a must to see the place were he lived as a teen as well! A nice quick visit that completes the HCA tour!

Thank Peter Wilsted C
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 25, 2016

This museum runs through Mr. Andersen's life, from childhood to death. The English descriptions on the placards provide plenty of details.

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Middlesbrough, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 12, 2016

This was his childhood home, not where he was born. Rooms are very square and round, filled with objects used for varous home working crafts. Spinning wheel and fleece in one room. cobblers toolds in another. More than one family lived here at a time. Beds in wooden bench boxes, or in recesses in walls. Inventories of belongings of his... More 

Thank Celia387
Sittingbourne, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 1, 2016 via mobile

We got entry included via the museum. Also the garden was being re worked on our visit so it was closed. The house is small add you would expect from after seeing his life. It took all of 5 minutes to walk thru the few rooms. Would we pay just to see the house, I doubt it. As part of... More 

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