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Hans Christian Andersen Fairy tale House

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Step into a world of fairy tales. See and listen to Hans Christian Andersen’s many fairy tales in colorful displays with exciting light and sound effects. Experience the entire story of his life – from his childhood to his adult life and his many...more
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Raadhuspladsen 57 | On City Hall Square, Copenhagen 1550, Denmark
Indre By (Inner City)
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

There seems to be two schools of thought with this museum and I’m definitely in the ‘amazing’ camp. The first couple of rooms were about his life and about Christmas. Then the next half dozen rooms were about his fairytales. Which seems the right kind...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank DaveSwin
MikkelS335, Chef  at Hans Christian Andersen Fairy tale House, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Dave Swin Thanks for visiting and thanks for your glowing review! Wishing you a Merry and 'hyggelig' Christmas, Mikkel

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This place is attached to the Ripley’s museum and can be accessible with the Copenhagen Card. It showcased the life story of Hans Christian Andersen and magically illustrates several of his popular fairytales such as The Little Mermaid, Thumbelina, The Princess and The Pea, and...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed December 12, 2018

This is not a place of enchantment but rather a dated and quite boring collection of spooky tableau with a tedious voice over telling the story tale - don't waste your money (staff are friendly though)More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Deborah P
MikkelS335, Chef  at Hans Christian Andersen Fairy tale House, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Dear Deborah P Thanks for taking the time to review us. I'm happy you liked our staff and sorry to hear that our attraction didn't live up to your expertactions. I am very interested in hearing what you expected and what you missed, so if...More

Reviewed December 5, 2018 via mobile

This small museum is attached to the Ripley’s Believe it or Not. Based on previous reviews I had tempered expectations. It talked about the life of Hans Christian Andersen and then shared some of his famous stories. I was pleasantly surprised that they had a...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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MikkelS335, Chef  at Hans Christian Andersen Fairy tale House, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Hi jodim344 Thanks for visiting us and for taking the time to review your experience. I'm happy that you liked your visit and that you learned a few things about Danish Christmas 'hygge' along the way. Best regards and have a 'hyggelig' Christmas, Mikkel

Reviewed October 19, 2018 via mobile

It’s near the town square, we love the stories and are pleased we went. There is some nice info on his life and the displays have Danish, English and German voiceovers. If you’re building up a day of activities, give it an hour. Slightly overpriced...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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MikkelS335, Chef  at Hans Christian Andersen Fairy tale House, responded to this reviewResponded November 29, 2018

Hi DaveyT4. Thanks for taking the time to visit us, I am pleased you gave us 3 out of 5. Did you know that you can save money by buying combination tickets with our other attractions like Ripley's Believe It or Not!, located in the...More

Reviewed October 16, 2018

Sitting serenely on a rock for all eternity, the Little Mermaid has become a symbol of Copenhagen. I had the immense pleasure of visiting the museum of Hans Christian Andersen, the creator of the story of the Little Mermaid. Memories of childhood came flooding back...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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MikkelS335, Chef  at Hans Christian Andersen Fairy tale House, responded to this reviewResponded November 29, 2018

Dear Annette Thank you for your glowing review and thanks for visiting us. I am delighted to hear that you had a great time in Copenhagen. I will look out for your friend from the bus stop, she sounds like a lot of fun! Hope...More

Reviewed October 7, 2018

We bought the combined ticket for here and Ripleys as expensive for one of them alone. There is nothing really about Hans Christian Anderson only at the start. It is all about the stories he wrote. It probably takes no more than 45 minutes to...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 4, 2018

Fist of all if you have Copenhagen Card then its a free entry. You can visit Ripley's as well as this in one go. Spare 2 hours for both and then its worth. Kids will love this. Dont expect too much. After all its just...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed August 28, 2018 via mobile

I did the Ripley’s Believe It Or Not Museum (Guinness) and the Hans Christian Anderson is attached to it so you can got from the one to the other provided you pay for that.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed August 25, 2018

Brought back warm memories - Used our Copenhagen cards for entry - Enjoyed seeing replications of some of his stories and of learning of others that I'd forgotten he'd written. Brilliant author - makes me want to dig out my old books and read them...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Hello we bought a Copenhagen Card which got us into most tourist attractions and included travel on buses and water buses. We did not book this attraction just turned up it was not full but we went in Spring midweek so it... More
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