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Hans Christian Andersen Museum

1680 Mission Dr, Book Loft Building, Solvang, CA 93463-3602
+1 805-688-2052
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Nice history lesson,

I've been to H.C. Andersen's house in Odense, Denmark and the museum in Solvang is reminiscent of... read more

Reviewed 12 January 2018
Joe G
,
Boise, Idaho
It's a museum that you can browse for few mins..

You can view old books and Interesting stories of Hans Christian Anderson. Not to be missed at... read more

Reviewed 6 January 2018
Weiss W
,
Singapore, Singapore
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  • Excellent23%
  • Very good43%
  • Average28%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“book store” (18 reviews)
“book loft” (9 reviews)
LOCATION
1680 Mission Dr, Book Loft Building, Solvang, CA 93463-3602
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"book store"
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"book loft"
in 9 reviews
"little mermaid"
in 4 reviews
"book lovers"
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"princess and the pea"
in 4 reviews
"small upstairs"
in 3 reviews
"nice little coffee shop"
in 2 reviews
"wooden shoes"
in 2 reviews
"short stories"
in 2 reviews
"book collection"
in 2 reviews
"snow queen"
in 2 reviews
"on display"
in 6 reviews
"interesting visit"
in 2 reviews
"interesting information"
in 2 reviews
"nice collection"
in 2 reviews
"worth a stop"
in 2 reviews
"all ages"
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Reviewed 12 January 2018

I've been to H.C. Andersen's house in Odense, Denmark and the museum in Solvang is reminiscent of the great author's house in Denmark. Lots of historical context and his works present. Although rather small, worth the effort to find and visit.

Thank Joe G
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Reviewed 6 January 2018 via mobile

You can view old books and Interesting stories of Hans Christian Anderson. Not to be missed at all... visit... You can find this museum on the second floor. First floor, you will find Scandinavian books.. like why are Danish the happiest people on earth...:)

Thank Weiss W
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Reviewed 10 November 2017

Wife and I went in expecting to see a museum but it was manly a book store with a small section devoted to Hans Christian Anderson upstairs. Good for 15 minutes.

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Reviewed 21 October 2017

A great place to learn about Hans Christian Anderson. Helpful staff and interesting articles. The book store is great

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Reviewed 20 September 2017

Museum dedicated to Hans Christian Anderson, Danish writer of fairy tales and short stories like the Little Mermaid, Princess and the Pea, Snow Queen and others. Interesting collection of his books, photos, busts, and memorabilia. Its in actual bookstore upstairs. Nice way to spend quiet...More

Thank Thomas P
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Reviewed 22 August 2017 via mobile

Great if you like Hans Christian Anderson and books. The museum is just one room but very informative about Anderson's life and lots of easy to read trivia and artefacts. My favourite was the story of the princess and the pea written on a plaque...More

Thank leesixtysix
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Reviewed 28 July 2017

I was disappointed with this museum. There was some information about his life, but it seemed the main intent was to sell books. It only takes a small amount of time to visit. It seems that it could be made more attractive and interesting. It...More

Thank Batmom7
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Reviewed 18 July 2017

I'm a big HCA fan, and grew up with his stories. This was a pleasure to visit and see his history and learn more about him. I recognized his house which we visited as a child and we were welcomed and given lots of information...More

Thank JJUk2011
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Reviewed 15 July 2017

This was a small museum but evoked many memories of my childhood and reading his stories. I really appreciated the historical pictures, books,and stories about him and his career as a writer. Would recommend to everyone who has read or seen his stories come to...More

Thank jfgoodwill
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Reviewed 28 June 2017

Not really a much of a museum.. More of a used book shop with a bit of interesting trivia about Hans Christian Anderson. Free to stop in.

1  Thank Christopher W
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