Visit the Danish Music Museum (Musikmuseet) in Copenhagen

Danish Music Museum in Copenhagen

The small Musikmuseet, the national museum of music in Copenhagen, displays mostly musical instruments from Denmark, Europe, and the world. It is a delight to visit. The Danish Music Museum is one of the smaller national museums in Denmark but fun to visit. The emphasis is on European music with a variety of interesting instruments … Read more

Visit the Amalienborg Palace Museum in Copenhagen

Amalienborg Palace Museum

The museum in Amalienborg Palace is a popular sight to see in Copenhagen – a visit covers the royal history of the Danish constitutional kings and queens. The Amalienborg Palace complex in Copenhagen is the official residence of the Danish monarch. Two of the four Amalienborg rococo palaces are open to visitors. The Amalienborg Palace … Read more

See Ribe Cathedral and Climb the Tower of the Domkirke

Ribe Cathedral Dominates the Town Skyline

Visitors may scale the stairs to the top of the tower of the Romanesque cathedral in Ribe, Denmark’s oldest cathedral in its oldest town. The Domkirke is also famous for its apse decorated by Carl Henning Pedersen. The magnificent Ribe Cathedral (Domkirke) is the most impressive Romanesque building in Denmark and the only church in … Read more

Visit the Trapholt Museum of Modern Art in Kolding, Denmark

It's Very Hard to Get Hot over a Painting

The Trapholt Museum of Modern Art and Design on the banks of the Kolding fjord is one of the most popular museums in Denmark. The Trapholt museum for moderne kunst, design og kunsthåndværk (modern art, design, and crafts) is one of Denmark’s best-known modern art museums. It is famous for having the largest collection of … Read more

Visit Renaissance Egeskov Slot Castle in Denmark

Egeskov Castle in Denmark

Romantic Egeskov Slot is a living castle with fun park for families, museums, and beautiful gardens located on the island Funen near Odense in Denmark. Renaissance Egeskov Slot is an impossibly romantic moated castle with one of the most beautiful gardens in Denmark. It is a truly family-friendly destination with a very large fun park, … Read more

Visit the Viking Trelleborg Fortress in Denmark

Harald Bluetooth’s Trelleborg is the best-preserved Viking ring fortress in Denmark and worth a stopover when driving from Copenhagen to Odense and Fyn. The Trelleborg Fortress is one of the best-known and most-important Viking-era sites near Copenhagen in Denmark. The main attraction is the well-preserved ramparts of the round Viking fortress erected by Harald Bluetooth … Read more

Visit the Hans Christian Andersen Museums in Odense, Denmark

Hans Christian Andersen Museum in Odense 5

The Hans Christian Andersen Museum, birthplace and childhood house are the top sights to see in Odense on the island Fyn in Denmark. Hans Christian Andersen is the most-famous Dane ever and the museum in his hometown Odense is amongst the most-popular sights to visit in Denmark. The Hans Christian Andersen Museum gives a comprehensive … Read more

Visit the Moesgaard Museum near Aarhus in Denmark

Borum Eshøj Bodies in the Moesgaard Museum

The Moesgaard Museum near Aarhus in Denmark is one of Scandinavia’s best with prehistory (Bronze / Iron / Vikings Ages) and anthropology exhibitions. The Moesgaard Museum (MoMu) is a superb archaeological and ethnographic museum near the city Aarhus on the Danish Jutland peninsula. The prehistory exhibitions concentrate on especially Danish archaeology with superb displays on … Read more

Visit the ARoS Aarhus Art Museum in Denmark

Rainbow panorama walkway on AROS

The ARoS in Aarhus is as famous for its art as for its modern museum building with a colorful panorama ring on the roof and Guggenheim-style staircase. The ARos is one of Denmark’s best art museum with particularly good temporary modern art exhibitions to complement its large Danish art collection. The ARoS is famous for … Read more

Visit Den Gamle By Open-Air Museum in Aarhus

Den Gamle By in Aarhus

Den Gamle By in Aarhus in Denmark is a large family-friendly open-air museum with typical historic old town buildings from the 1700s to the mid-1970s. Around 75 buildings in Den Gable By combine to show Danish town life in bygone years. Buildings range from poorhouses to noble town palaces with many open to visitors and … Read more

Visit the Viking Burial Ship Museum in Ladby in Denmark

Viking Museum in Ladby, Denmark

The Vikingemuseet Ladby in Denmark is the only place in the world where a Viking burial ship may be seen in its original position inside a burial mount. This is also the only burial ship in Denmark that survived from the Viking period. In truth, very little of the Viking king’s burial ship survived. Visitors … Read more