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Hans Christian Andersens Childhood Home

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Address: Munkemoellestraede 3, Odense 5000, Denmark
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+45 65 51 46 01
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H. C. Andersens Childhood home

It's a very small and cosy place to visit and not a lot to see. H. C. Andersen lived in this house from the age of 2 to 14. In the back there's a garden, not open during... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
NayaP
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Copenhagen, Denmark
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Copenhagen, Denmark
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

It's a very small and cosy place to visit and not a lot to see. H. C. Andersen lived in this house from the age of 2 to 14. In the back there's a garden, not open during winter. You can buy a ticket here and visit the museum as well.

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Kerteminde, Denmark
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

It was touching seen the place where Christian Andersen grew up. It teaches you that you don't need much to be happy and makes you appreciate what you have.

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Thank SueenA
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I love visiting H. C. Andersen's childhood home. It's such a beautiful and interesting place. We get stories and history about him and his family, we can't get the same way other places. I clearly remember the first time i visited, when i was 10 years old. It was so amazing, that it even kept us children interested. It is... More 

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Thank Jasmin J
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 18, 2016 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.

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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.

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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 

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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.

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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!

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