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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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“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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"different periods"
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Located approximately 12 KMs out of Copenhagen, it is a short train ride to Sorgenfri or catch the 184 bus at Osterport station. The park is a reflection of life in Denmark throughout the last 3 centuries. Each house has been carefully restored / moved...More

1  Thank Kevin G
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

While 30 mins out of town it is conveniently accessible by public bus 184 in front of Norreport station. Farmhouses and windmills, pleasant forest walks. Happy children on school excursions.

Thank Remarx
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Reviewed 12 May 2018

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

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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

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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.

1  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.

2  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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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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Ginny B
18 August 2015|
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You Can easily combine local traffic which is disabled friendly, and taxi. You can make it all with local traffic, there are buses going between these attractions, it means local buses frequently from Copenhagen Centrum to... More
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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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