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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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Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
Kongevejen 100 | Kgs. Lyngby, Copenhagen 2800, Denmark
+45 41 20 64 55
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Highly recommended. If you're interested in history and love to spend time in the open air, this museum will be a great choice for you. you'll be given a map of the whole estate, which will help you navigate through and make sure you won't...More

Thank nbinko
Reviewed 15 June 2017

i nice park like setting. a great place to take your time and relax in as you rest between sites. a good place to relax in and catch your breath.

Thank gary a
Reviewed 30 May 2017

This is a very large area that displays homes and tools and life from the early 1400s to 1900. Each setting is a different century, along with live farm animals. They have tools from the 1400s on display! We loved every inch of this place....More

1  Thank Steinbeckfan
Reviewed 26 May 2017 via mobile

Great place to wander in and out of original and replica houses from all over Denmark at different periods in history. Plenty of open space for children to run and play. Cafe also good.

Thank Dawn S
Reviewed 3 May 2017

Run so well by the staff and crew, you might fell like you were actually there during the period in which it takes place. Very genuine.

Thank Check_Please123
Reviewed 11 April 2017

This is a great place to visit and learn a little bit about Danish history while enjoying fresh air and sunshine. It is quite an extensive area (my Fitbit clocked up over 20,000 steps roaming around the area). You get an idea of the games...More

Thank youarehere
Reviewed 22 March 2017

It's a museum but set up like an actual town complete with windmills, houses, and real miniature horses. If you've seen "How to Train a Dragon," the setting is similar. It's as if I stepped into the cartoon world. The place is magical with a...More

Thank Mariness D
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Playa America - 3 cource meal € 7,95, 8,95 and 9,95 buy it! Yoy can't get it better god food and god service and then the bonus! Some restaurant are selling a pint of beer for € 1,00! ernjoy it!

Thank ASGSa
Reviewed 25 February 2017

This museum is a combination of many original old houses in very good condition. You have the possibility to see the materials and architecture of old constructions in Denmark. Moreover, the houses are filled with all the utensils from the old time. The only thing...More

Thank Johnny H
Reviewed 20 January 2017

This place is a great spot to learn a bit about Danish culture (architecture & history). A wonderful place to visit with the children!

Thank Daria T
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Fatima Z
1 March 2017|
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|
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.