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German war prison in Denmark

The best thing about this museum is that it is real. You stand in the actual buildings, and look at... read more

Reviewed 14 August 2018
Matthew G
Essex, United Kingdom
Happy not to be a German visitor

The Froslev Camp Museum gives an excellent insight and sense of how it was to be a Danish prisoner... read more

Reviewed 9 April 2018
Brussels, Belgium
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One of Europe's best preserved prisoner of war camps. The Froslev Camp was built as a German internment camp in 1944 during the German occupation of Denmark and today is one of Europe's best preserved German prisoner of war camps. Several thousand...more
Lejrvejen 83, Padborg, Aabenraa 6330, Denmark
+45 74 67 65 57
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Reviewed 14 August 2018

The best thing about this museum is that it is real. You stand in the actual buildings, and look at the actual objects that were made or written where you stand. There is plenty of information in English, about 90% is translated I'd guess, and...More

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Reviewed 25 July 2018 via mobile

This museum includes a museum of a Danish prison camp from WWII, the story is very well told, despite only German and Danish languages is being used. The site includes an active school for students which is very odd.... The site also include a pop...More

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Reviewed 9 April 2018

The Froslev Camp Museum gives an excellent insight and sense of how it was to be a Danish prisoner in the camp during the last 11 months of second world war. A mixture of Danish police, members of the resistance movement and threatened Jews were...More

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Reviewed 5 March 2018 via mobile

We visited the only Danish concentration camp in Froslev. I had never been there before. The camp was initiated Danish Government in agreement with the German Nazis in order to avoid Danish prisoners of war being deport he to the German concentration camps. Soon when...More

Thank Lars R
Reviewed 21 September 2017

Took a short visit to this internment camp which is very close to the German border. Many museums (some free, others not). Learned a lot about the Danes role and imprisonment during WWII. Nice place to visit if you are in the area.

Thank gordokj
Reviewed 8 June 2017

Here you can see many authentic things from world war 2, as it was a prison where germans put border police and others. Some was sent to seadth in Germany. Alså a U.N museum and museum for civil defence.

Thank Searoberts
Reviewed 30 December 2016

This well put together museum is a great stop and explore on the map. There are lots of things to see, this is a must try

Thank robert c
Reviewed 28 June 2016

Visited the camp museum as a field trip with my 7. grade special education class. The kids got the feeling how terrible the situation was during WWII. They all wanted to come back and show their families the museum. Also the small Amnesty International office...More

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Reviewed 15 October 2015

Still abel to bring some reflektion of the bad old days. Use some houers and tak a cup of coffe before you leave

Thank Torben129
Reviewed 28 July 2015

Good museum but not so much if you don't speak Danish or German. The main exhibition includes English which makes it interesting but all the other areas such as the UN museum & Home Guards have virtually no English which is a shame...More

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Nationalmuseet D, Receptionschef at The Froslev Camp Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 6 August 2015

Dear Steve, Thanks for your comment about Frøslevlejrens Museum. We do understand that it may be hard to see, but the camp contains several different and independent exhibitions. The exhibitions about UN and Home Guards are not part of Frøslevlejrens Museum (“the main exhibition”). We...More

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