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Museums in North Zealand

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Our museums are the gateway to the history of North Zealand. Learn more about the North Zealand of royalty, monks, polar exploration, artists and maritime endeavours.

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Louisiana Museum of Modern Art - world-class art by the sea
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Louisiana Museum of Modern Art - world-class art by the sea

The Louisiana Museum of Modern Art is a leading international art museum and an absolute top attraction in Denmark. Art, nature and architecture combine in a total experience that attracts guests from...

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Frederiksborg Castle - 500 Years of Danish History at the Museum of National History

Frederiksborg Castle in Hillerød is a fairy tale-like experience that no children or adults should miss. The beautiful Renaissance castle is built on three small islands in the Castle Lake, where the ...

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The Nivaagaard Collection – Danish Golden Age, rhododendron park, and contemporary art

The Nivaagaard Collection by the Oresund coast is an exquisite experience for art lovers. The small museum has a unique atmosphere of “hygge” (cosiness) and intimacy, making you feel special when you ...

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Munkeruphus - Contemporary art in a historic artist home
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Munkeruphus - Contemporary art in a historic artist home

At Munkeruphus, art, architecture, design and nature come together in beautiful surroundings in an old artist home located on the coastline between Gilleleje and Dronningmølle.

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Rudolph Tegner's Museum & Statue Park - Marble and bronze in heather-covered hills

Walk in heather-covered hills between statues of powerful men and women. Continue into Tegner's Museum, which echoes like a cathedral, and see Danish sculptor Rudolph Tegner's enormous works in plaste...

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Esrum Abbey & Millyard- Experience the Magic of History and Scenic Surroundings.

Esrum Abbey is a beautiful destination in green surroundings, offering space for reflection, learning, and play. Here, you can feel the tranquillity in which the monks lived and experience the grandeu...

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Knud Rasmussen's House
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Knud Rasmussen's House

Knud Rasmussen’s House is located close to the beautiful Spodsbjerg Lighthouse and with a fantastic view over the Kattegat. Here, the famous polar explorer worked in between his many long expeditions ...

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Utzon Museum Fredensborg
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Utzon Museum Fredensborg

Jørn Utzon's Fredensborghuse was built in 1962-63 on the initiative of the association Danes Worldwide. Today, the building is considered an architectural gem. You can experience the architecture when...

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Museum Nordsjælland - Ships Hall and The old House
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Museum Nordsjælland - Ships Hall and The old House

In Gilleleje you can visit Museum Nordsjælland in 3 different places plus Nakkehoved Lighthouse east of the city.

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Gunpowder Works Museum in Frederiksværk | Gunpowder and Cannons for the whole family
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Gunpowder Works Museum in Frederiksværk | Gunpowder and Cannons for the whole family

The Gunpowder Works Museum is an exciting historical attraction for both adults and children. The gunpowder mills are lined up in the beautiful landscape along the canal that runs through Frederiksvær...

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Nivaagaard Teglværks Ring Oven - A revolution in the brick industry

You will find the Teglværksmuseet Nivaagaard Teglværks Ringovn in Nivå, not far from Nivå station and Nivaagaard's Collection. The Brickworks Museum can be seen from a long distance and is recognizabl...

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The Luftwaffe in North Sealand
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The Luftwaffe in North Sealand

Close to Gilleleje there is a museum showing Northern Europe’s largest collection of original objects pertaining to the Luftwaffe during World War II. A Messerschmidt 110 G4 Night Hunter stands comple...

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Hillerød Town Museum - Museum Nordsjælland
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Hillerød Town Museum - Museum Nordsjælland

Hillerød Town Museum is an atmospheric and cosy museum which tells the story of Hillerød throughout 500 years: from medieval village to royal borough and until today.

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Elværket - Museum Nordsjælland
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Elværket - Museum Nordsjælland

Elværket - The Power Station - is part of Museum Nordsjælland in Hillerød. 

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Museum of Lighthouse History | Nakkehoved Lighthouse

Visit Nakkehoved Lighthouse and the Lighthouse History Museum and enjoy the impressive sea view over the Kattegat and the Sound from the lighthouse's top.

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Laugø Smithy
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Laugø Smithy

At Laugø Smithy you can see how smiths used to shoe horses. During the opening hours, two skilled blacksmiths demonstrate and explain the old craft of shoeing horses.

 

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The mill in Ramløse
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The mill in Ramløse

Working dutch mill which mills grain into flour with no chemical additives. Various forms of production are shown and the mill's relation to agriculture is illustrated. Cooper's shop, shoemaker's shop...
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Pibe Mill
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Pibe Mill

Pibe Mill is located in the beautiful hilly landscape south of Helsinge and runs on selected days throughout the year.

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See all the museums in North Zealand

There are both small and large museums in North Zealand. Everyone gathered here