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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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+45 41 20 64 55
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All reviewsdifferent periodsrural lifefarm animalshuge areaoriginal sitelots of open spacespacious parkgreat place to walk aroundlove historydaily lifestep back in timefree entrancepleasant walkgreen spacewander aroundlarge collectiontake your time
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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

Thank 782manuely
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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!

Thank Apostolia G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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.

Thank 2days
Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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

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

1  Thank Zaxxer
Reviewed 10 August 2018

A little off the beaten path for a visit to Copenhagen, we really enjoyed walking in and around all the buildings here in this wide open park/museum. We didn't actually get to see everything as there was so much to see--buildings from all regions and...More

Thank baklava24
Reviewed 6 August 2018

Urban charm in Scandinavia resembles of the same in neighboring countries. Having had visited many open air museums in both Finland and Sweden I do am surprised how much our life’s reminded of each other’s then. Our lives in Scandinavian countries are alike, a lot,...More

1  Thank Mikael K
Reviewed 26 July 2018

On a par with similar parks in other parts of Europe. This includes a fine view of life in agricultural areas many years ago. It has a water mill and a windmill and many walks in lovely leafy glades. This is a huge area with...More

Thank Archaeobuff
Reviewed 22 July 2018

This museum, covering many acres, was very well done and included many English explanations describing the time period, likely occupants, and various trades involved, during the past several hundred years in Denmark. One is inclined to believe this was an existing village, but in fact...More

Thank PaulTraveler79
Reviewed 21 July 2018 via mobile

Will I be back? For sure I will. It used to have free entrance but now they are charging for it, you do get a 10,- dkk discount per child you bring. It’s always worth a visit and you most likely won’t be able to...More

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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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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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