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Hans Christian Andersens Childhood Home

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Address: Munkemoellestraede 3, Odense 5000, Denmark
Phone Number: 65514601
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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 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
Claudia0708
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Seattle, Washington
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Bruges, Belgium
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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.

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Seattle, Washington
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 

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Bucharest, Romania
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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.

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Thank IlincaLirael
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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!

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Thank Peter Wilsted C
Wisconsin
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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Thank Bikergrrls
Middlesbrough, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars 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 

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Sittingbourne, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars 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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Albuquerque, New Mexico, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2016

A visit to this site will make you appreciate Hans Christian Anderson even more than you ever have before. It is a very large building with lots and lots of memorablia that takes at least 2-3 hours to visit, but well worth the time. Additionally, a replicda of HCA's original home is most interesting to visit. Walking shoes should be... More 

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Palo Alto, California
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2016

The HC Andersen Museum a few blocks away made an exact replica of this childhood home of his, both inside and out. And since the fairytale writer was born into a very poor family, the house was quiet small. If you plan to visit the museum already, there's really no reason to walk a few more blocks just to see... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2016 via mobile

This tiny hose is near the main shopping and restaurant area so worth a peak. It only takes a few minutes to walk through as he lived in a 2 room house.

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