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The Open Air Museum

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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...more
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Kongevejen 100 | Kgs. Lyngby, Copenhagen 2800, Denmark
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All reviews farm animals different periods rural life past centuries huge area original site lots of open space spacious park great place to walk around love history daily life step back in time free entrance green space pleasant walk wander around large collection
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Reviewed 25 October 2018

Enjoyed a several hour visit on the last opening day for the season. Can be a little confusing trying to follow the map but getting lost was part of the fun. Some very interesting buildings but after a while a little too much of the...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 15 October 2018

Before visiting Copenhagen, i have researched what places would be recommended to be included in my agenda. The Open Air Museum was indeed worth it! You can take the B-train from Copenhagen Central Station: ~11 stops, you get off at Sorgenfri (price one way =...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 15 October 2018

If the weather helps that is a place that you must visit with any guests you may have or just hand around with the family. You will have the opportunity to see how the Danes used to live and what kind of buildings were spread...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 28 September 2018

Be prepared for a lot of walking about. This will take some time but is very enjoyable. Lots of historical interest in all the different types of homes/buildings and their way of life throughout the centuries. About 80 different exhibits including windmills. A lot of...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 20 September 2018 via mobile

Open air museum was my favourite one during my trip to Tiblisi. It combines old houses from different parts of Georgia. Even you can see old vessels and furniture. Once you go to the house - you will feel how old people lived in past...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 2 September 2018

There is too much walking and not much to see. The theme is the story of the ancient inhabitants of this land. You will see old straw houses and the living implements they used during their lives. There was a short folk dance show which...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank 782manuely
Reviewed 29 August 2018

Free admission, beautiful grounds and lots to see and learn. If the weather is nice, this is a perfect place to bring a picnic kit with you!

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Apostolia G
Reviewed 27 August 2018

I love a living museum and this one delivers. So much fun to learn about how people lived and see such a large collection of early buildings. They also have quite a good cafe if you forget your lunch.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 27 August 2018 via mobile

The museum is located in an area that resembles the Danish farmland. The building have been taken down and moved to the site. The building tells a part of our history dating several 100 years. It is good for a whole day to explore the...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank LDAM_12
Reviewed 12 August 2018

Once you have done the major sites in the city it is thoroughly worth jumping on the line B of the S-trains out to Sorgenfri to have a look around this museum. It contains old buildings moved to here from all over Denmark and some...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Fatima Z
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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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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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