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Women's Museum in Denmark

Neighbourhood: Midtbyen
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Address: Domkirkepladsen 5, Aarhus 8000, Denmark
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+45 86 13 61 44
11:00 - 16:00
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Sun 11:00 - 16:00
Mon - Tue 10:00 - 17:00
Wed 10:00 - 20:00
Thu - Sat 10:00 - 17:00

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Lovely Museum, Delicious Café

A lovely museum with a main focus on cultural history of women. Most about women in Denmark, but there are also other exciting exhibitions. There is one for kids too, they can... read more

Reviewed 20 December 2016
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Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
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Reviewed 11 March 2017

The lady in the reception was very good in informing us how the museum was organised and the closing time for the museum, but the museum itself was not that impressive. The museum is also very small.

Thank Ingeborg56
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Reviewed 21 December 2016

The museum is very small and not worth the entry price in my opinion. If it was a free museum I would recommend as somewhere to go to get a taste of women's history quickly but since you have to pay I do not think you get a lot of information and you can easily see it in 30 minutes.

Thank Andreia K
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Reviewed 20 December 2016 via mobile

A lovely museum with a main focus on cultural history of women. Most about women in Denmark, but there are also other exciting exhibitions. There is one for kids too, they can play and learn. The museum's building has a long history, it was originally build as a town hall which gives a beautiful atmosphere in and out side. There... More 

Thank sorayaaaa93
Szeged, Hungary
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 November 2016

i visited the museum since i was impressed that there is a women's museum in the city.. it was a nice experience.. the building is also very nice and centrally located. the exhibitions were nice and informative but not so impressive.. still i really liked it and the tickets are in good price :)

Thank Niki_T1K
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 June 2016 via mobile

Denmark has a very interesting history of women's movements trough time , and this museum explains it very simply. Most of it is in English and Danish but not the temporary exhibitions , you can ask for a book in reception for the explanation in English. The first salon is an exposition of children and how they are defined by... More 

Thank Aline L
Aarhus, Denmark
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Reviewed 28 June 2016

I had a delicious lunch with a freind in the museum cafe, and then we went round the museum, wanting particularly to see the exhibition of wedding dresses. The meal was very good and the exhibition excellent.

Thank Kath3911
Copenhagen, Denmark
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Reviewed 27 March 2016

This interesting museum situated in the old townhall next to the cathedral tells different important aspects of womens history. At our visit a.o. the story of womens right to vote, in Denmark since 1915.

Thank Gunnar G
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 4 October 2015 via mobile

This museum is interesting and does have some really interesting history of the women's movement, but there were some really scary bits. It's not deliberate by I found the exhibitions of bagged children's clothes, the dystopic children's bedroom, the incidental taxidermy and the wax works/mannequins a bit spooky. Although interesting it definitely isn't a must-see.

Thank overteaandcake
Madrid, Spain
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Reviewed 2 May 2015

It is a very interesting museum, it has brought me into close contact with the danish history and culture. All the information is well explained, both in danish and in english, and there are schemes very useful to see the evolution of the society with respect to women. It didn't take me long to visit all the museum, for me... More 

Thank Irene M
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Reviewed 21 April 2015 via mobile

Intresting Historic look back in time. Focusing famous/strong women. Then and now in Denmark. Upper floors showing different work from Danish art women 😃 Cozy café serving small dishes and coffee table surprices, using elderly antique porselin :-) -charming ☺️

Thank Dorthe A

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