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The Open Air Museum

Kongevejen 100 | Kgs. Lyngby, Copenhagen 2800, Denmark
+45 41 20 64 55
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Experience the historic and atmospheric buildings from different parts of Denmark at The Open Air Museum. You can see impressive and atmospheric buildings, old breeds of domestic animals in the fields and attractive, historic gardens. Take a ride in the horse-drawn carriage and find inspiration in the museum shop. Bring along your family and a picnic basket and enjoy a day at the Open Air Museum.
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  • Average7%
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  • Terrible1%
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“rural life” (4 reviews)
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Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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Kongevejen 100 | Kgs. Lyngby, Copenhagen 2800, Denmark
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+45 41 20 64 55
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Open Air Museum is a memory of the pass - showing of the different buildings and how common people lived in Denmark over the last 3 centuries. It is amazing to wander around in the spacious park and visit house after house with intriguing...More

Thank Chokk
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Reviewed 29 December 2017

This is a perfect opportunity to visit a historical piece of heaven just 8-10 km outside Central Copenhagen. If you are interested in historical architecture or maybe just curious on how Danes used to live this is highly recommendable. Crab a cup of coffee, enjoy...More

Thank sophielykke
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Reviewed 8 December 2017

A short trip with the subway will take you to this great outdoor museum. It has original buildings that has been transported form it's original location. You can get at good impression of the lifestyle of Denmark in the old days.

Thank Familien V
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Reviewed 29 November 2017

This place is on many acres and provides a glimpse into the way the Danish people have lived through the years. Its a great place to walk around and you feel like you are in the middle of scandanavia.

Thank ROBERT M
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Reviewed 15 October 2017

Excellent walking park for children and adults. There are so many buildings from different time periods and the furnishings in the houses are very well done. There are also animals on the property that are roaming around. When we were there, a worker was replacing...More

Thank khoward67
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Reviewed 12 October 2017

Went here with our tour with the National Nolidays. It was ok but nothing outstanding. I think we are spoilt by our Beamish open air Museum which is fantastic. At least this Museum did have furniture and things in the Houses. Would I want to...More

Thank Sarah M S
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Reviewed 6 October 2017 via mobile

The staffs are friendly and it's a really great place for SoloTraveller/families/couples to visit - simply to understand the history of Denmark and even just to relax and enjoy! This place doesn't seem to be one of the "must-go" attractions, but I think it is...More

Thank Aida C
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Reviewed 4 October 2017 via mobile

An absolutely incredible display of 17th and 18th century living on the land with examples of Danish and Swedish homes, gardens and furnishings

Thank Lauren J
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Reviewed 29 September 2017

We had only an hour left before closing when we arrived at the entrance, but we still managed to enjoy a big chunk of the park and got a good taste of what life was like in the past in and around Denmark.

Thank STSusan
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Reviewed 24 August 2017 via mobile

We had a lovely day wandering around exploring the buildings from the 17th and 18th century. It is lovely to see buildings that 'real people' as opposed to kings and nobles lived in. The buildings are amazingly restored and while you can get a little...More

Thank Michael H
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Fatima Z
1 March 2017|
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Response from Flemming M | Reviewed this property |
Hi. It opens 13 - 17 april at Easter, but the season is normally may-oktober.
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Peg R
21 May 2015|
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Response from RutaRutuliukas |
Get a train from Copenhagen station to Sorgenfri station (Sorgenfri station is a station on the Hillerød radial of the S-train network) and walk from there, it's about 11min.
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