Heritage Sites and Living Museums in Denmark

Welcome! Here you will find a selection of historic venues, archaeological sites, open-air and living museums devoted to “edutain” their visitors providing full-immersive and first-hand time travel experiences. A chance to rediscover History and Traditions thanks to a variety of interactive events, displays, demos and workshops involving Live Heritage Interpretation, Museum Theatre, Living History, Historical Reenactment, and Experimental Archaeology practices. 

Image: the ruins of Hammershus Castle (Denmark), 1848, by Danish painter Anton Edvard Kieldrup (1826-1869). 

These pages are constantly evolving, so please check back often for the last updates. We wish you a pleasant surfing and hope you will like the contents. Thank you for your visit!

Last updated: May, AD 2017 

Bork Viking Harbour (Bork Vikingehavn), Hemmet/Ringkøbing-Skjern

Bornholm Middle Ages Center (Bornholms Middelaldercenter), Gudhjem/Bornholm island

Bornholm Hammershus Castle, Gudhjem/Bornholm island

Bytoften Ancient Landscape (Bytoften Oldtidslandskabet), Langeskov/Kerteminde

The Funen Village (Den Fynske Landsby), Odense

Hjemsted Ancient History Park & Museum (Hjemsted Oldtidspark & Museum), Skærbæk/Tønder

Hjerl Hede Open-air Museum (Hjerl Hedes Frilandsmuseet), Vinderup/Holstebro

Hvolris Iron Age Village (Hvolris Jernalderlandsby), Møldrup/Viborg

Middle Ages Centre (Middelaldercentret), Nykøbing-Falster

Land of Legends (Sagnlandet Lejre), Lejre

Stone Age Centre (Stenaldercentret), Ertebølle/Vesthimmerland

Ulvsborg Historic Workshop (Ulvsborg Historiske Værksted), Asnæs/Odsherred

Viking RingFortress Trelleborg (Vikingeborgen Trelleborg), Slagelse

Viking Centre Fyrkat (Vikingecenter Fyrkat), Hobro

Viking Centre Ribe (Vikingecenter Ribe), Ribe/Esbjerg

Vikingmuseum Ladby (Vikingemuseet Ladby), Kerteminde


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Featured Image: Anton Eduard Kieldrup [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons


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