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The museums

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In the destination there are many museums, which can provide good experiences and exciting days.

Below you will find a list of inspiration, and by clicking on "map", it is easy to get an overview of which museums there is close to you.

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Naturkraft
Photo: Levende Historie

Naturkraft

Get close to the nature of West Jutland and the forces that for thousands of years have shaped the landscape and the people who live here.

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Tirpitz
Photo: Mike Bink

Tirpitz

Explore the old bunker and join us under the sand and listen to the west coast's hidden tales of shipwrecks, precious amber treasures and forbidden love. The Danish architecture office BIG has created...

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Bork Vikingehavn
Photo: Levende Historie

Bork Vikingehavn

When you step through the gate to Bork Viking Harbour, you step 1000 years back in time. You can walk around the reconstructed long-houses and see how the Vikings lived and worked different kinds of c...

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FLUGT - Refugee Museum of Denmark
Photo: Rasmus Hjortshøj

FLUGT - Refugee Museum of Denmark

What does it mean to be on the run? Who are the people hidden behind the numbers we see in the media? What does “home” mean? At FLUGT you will hear the story of the largest refugee flow ever to arrive...

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Blåvandshuk Lighthouse
Photo: Vardemuseerne

Blåvandshuk Lighthouse

Blåvandshuk Lighthouse is located at Denmark's westernmost point. The lighthouse is 39 meters high, but protrudes due to its location in the dunes 55 meters into the air, which gives a fantastic view ...

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Lyngvig Fyr (Lighthouse)
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Lyngvig Fyr (Lighthouse)

The area around Lyngvig Lighthouse offers many adventures apart from enjoying the spectacular view of the sea, the fjord, and the landscape below. There’s also great parking and the possibility of tak...

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Ringkøbing Museum
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Ringkøbing Museum

Ringkøbing town is an idyllic market town from the 15th century, where you will find charming cobbled streets, beautiful old town houses and grocery farms, which together hide stories from a bygone er...

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Museum Frello
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Museum Frello

An exhibition where Otto Frello's marvelous paintings are displayed along with a selection of the museum's many objects under the headings: "Reality in Perspective", "Transitions", "Insights and Views...

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Iskunsten - Ice Art
Photo: VisitNordvestkysten, Lemvig

Iskunsten - Ice Art

Iskunsten - Ice Art - in Thyborøn shows a unique exhibition of fantastic ice sculptures, which come to life from the play created between the ice and the clear light.

The exhibitions change during th...

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Abelines Gaard (Farmhouse)
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Abelines Gaard (Farmhouse)

At Abelines Gaard, Hvide Sande you get the chance to experience what life used to be like in the dune farms along Jutland’s west coast. The exhibition ‘The Faces of the Past’ lets you choose what you ...

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HEART - Herning Museum of Contemporary Art

HEART - Herning Museum of Contemporary Art has come as a borderland between art and profession and is driven forward by the country known shirt manufacturer Aage Damgaard, who has made the foundation ...

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Fisheries and Maritime Museum in Esbjerg - Denmark's museum of the Sea

Denmark's museum for life in, with and on the sea. Discover oceans of stories about life on and under the sea.

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The Museum Fiskeriets Hus
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The Museum Fiskeriets Hus

Take a trip below the water surface and experience the many exciting and versatile fish from the sea and fjord. Follow their daily routines in their large aquariums and experience them up close by the...

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Danish Collection of Vintage Aircraft
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Danish Collection of Vintage Aircraft

Take a trip to the Danish Aviation Museum and experience aviation all the way back from 1911 to today. Here you can experience some of the planes that were in action during World War II, as well as se...

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Minibyen in Varde
Photo: Varde Kommune

Minibyen in Varde

Experience the old market town of Varde, as it looked around the year 1860. Despite the fact that the town is built in a miniature version in the size ratio 1:10, the experience is worth the visit. Th...

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Museet Ribes Vikinger
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Museet Ribes Vikinger

What were the origins of Ribe and how did the town’s inhabitants live when Ribe was a major European trading centre.

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Bramming Museum - art, culture and history
Photo: Sydvestjyske Museer

Bramming Museum - art, culture and history

At Bramming Egnsmuseum, changing exhibitions on cultural history, arts and crafts are displayed.

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HEX! Museum of Witch Hunt in Ribe
Photo: Gitte Lindeborg

HEX! Museum of Witch Hunt in Ribe

Ribe was the home of Denmark's most famous witch Maren Splidds. That is why the museum about witch hunts in Denmark and Europe is of course located here.

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Ribe Cathedral Museum
Photo: Ribe Domkirke

Ribe Cathedral Museum

Just 44 steps up the tower staircase in Ribe Cathedral, you can find the Cathedral Museum, which presents the architectural history of the Cathedral and tells the story about the religious life in Den...

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Jacob A. Riis Museum in Ribe
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Jacob A. Riis Museum in Ribe

Jacob A. Riis Museum tells the fascinating tale of the boy from Ribe who emigrated to America in 1870. President Roosevelt of the United States called him the most helpful citizen in New York.

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Esbjerg Museum - the city's history from 1900-1950
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Esbjerg Museum - the city's history from 1900-1950

Three new exciting exhibitions - Occupied Esbjerg 1943, Resistance and Esbjerg 1900-1950 plus special exhibitions.

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Panser- & Artillerimuseum
Photo: Niels Linneberg

Panser- & Artillerimuseum

Are you familiar with the American Sherman tank that served at the front during World War II? Or the British Centurion tank, which for many years was the military's most powerful tank?

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Dit Museum Ølgod
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Dit Museum Ølgod

Dit Museum Ølgod tells the story of Danish agriculture. Here you can experience the development from poor heath farmer to democratic modern farmer. It is also possible to experience the station town s...

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Nymindegab Museum
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Nymindegab Museum

Today, Laurits Tuxen is known as one of the Skagen Painters, but in fact, he helped to create the Nymindegabmalerne artist colony at the end of the 19th Century. You can hear this story at the Nyminde...

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The old life-saving station of Nymindegab
Photo: Nymindegab Redningsbådsmuseum

The old life-saving station of Nymindegab

At Nymindegab Lifeboat Museum, you can experience how the rescue service worked until 1975. It is possible to inspect both the rescue service's equipment and means of transport.

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Strandingsmuseum St. George
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Strandingsmuseum St. George

In 2019, Strandingsmuseum St. George received the European Museum Award "The Silletto Prize" for its strong local anchoring and dissemination in a captivating way.

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Hjedding Andelsmejeri
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Hjedding Andelsmejeri

Visit Denmark's first cooperative dairy. Here you can experience the premises and machines that helped to revolutionize the Danish dairy operation.

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Kaj Munks Præstegård (Kaj Munk’s Vicarage)

Go on an experience in Kaj Munk's versatile life, conveyed in the beautiful setting on and around the rectory. Explore the exhibitions on the farm itself and explore the nature around the poet's old h...

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Fahl Kro (Fahl Inn)
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Fahl Kro (Fahl Inn)

Since Fahl inn was built in 1856, its old rooms have been the life of the party. This inn tells a story about travellers, parties, dancing couples, and about how innkeeper Simon Sommer invited the gue...

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Provstgaards Jagthus
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Provstgaards Jagthus

Provstgaards Jagthus is the perfect stop, whether you are on a walk, bike or drive in West Jutland. At the museum you will experience that the story comes to life and you really get an insight into wh...

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Hodde Gamle Skole
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Hodde Gamle Skole

Come by Hodde Gamle Skole and experience what it was like to go to school from 150 years ago. The school appears extremely authentic with original catheters and desks.

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Wadden Sea Centre - The Gate to UNESCO World Heritage

The Wadden Sea Centre - The Gate to UNESCO World Heritage. The Migratory Birds Wadden Sea.

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Struer Museum (B&O Museum)
Photo: Struer Turistbureau

Struer Museum (B&O Museum)

Struer Museum

To learn and experience the history of Struer city, The Struer Museum is the best place to go.
Cause it is not just the museum building that is beautifully designed, but the exhibitions ...

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JANUS Vestjyllands Kunstmuseum
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JANUS Vestjyllands Kunstmuseum

At JANUS West Jutland Art Museum, you have the opportunity to experience changing special exhibitions of b.la. Nordic art, West Jutland artists and figurative art. It is also possible to get guided to...

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Vestjyllands Kunstpavillon - Arne Haugen Sørensen Museum

Vestjyllands Kunstpavillon is located in Videbæk, and was designed by the world-famous Danish architect Henning Larsen, who was born in Opsund west of Videbæk. In Vestjyllands Kunstpavillon you will e...

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