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Aalborg Historical Museum
Aalborg Historical Museum is a historical and cultural museum in the city of Aalborg in Denmark. The museum was established in 1863.

Bornholm Museum
The Bornholm Museum is a museum located in Rønne, Bornholm, Denmark. The museum gives a history of Rønne and the island of Bornholm, dating from the Paleolithic era to the modern age, including the history of occupied Bornholm during World War II. The museum houses a number of Bronze Age and Iron Age Scandinavian artifacts relating to the island and uses a Mjolnir discovered in Bornholm (but now housed in the National Museum of Denmark) as its logo.

Danish Railway Museum
The Danish Railway Museum is located in Odense, Denmark. It is situated in a former Odense engine shed adjacent to the city's main railway station. It is the biggest railway museum in Scandinavia.

Danish Tramway Museum
The Danish Tramway Museum is a museum placed in Jystrup, Denmark, between Ringsted and Hvalsø. It is close to the estate Skjoldenæsholm and it often referred to as The Tramway Museum of Skjoldenæsholm.

Defence and Garrison Museum
The Defence- and Garrison Museum in Aalborg, Denmark, covers all components of the Danish Total Defence organization. All the exhibitions tell the story on development within the Army, the Air Force, the Home Guard, the Police, and the Rescue Services with emphasis on the period since the Second World War.

Kroppedal Museum
Kroppedal Museum in Denmark, 20 km (13 miles) from Copenhagen, was established in 2003. Kroppedal is the national museum of Danish astronomy, has a large archaeological unit, and an ethnological unit specializing in modern society. The museum has a permanent exhibition centred around the famous astromer and engineer Ole Rømer (1644-1710), and its collections include his only surviving pendulum clock.

Kvindemuseet i Danmark
Kvindemuseet i Danmark, or Women's Museum in Denmark is a feminist history museum in Aarhus, Denmark. Its currently located in the old Aarhus City Hall building.

Open Air Museum
The Open Air Museum in Kongens Lyngby, Denmark is an open air museum displaying various historic dwellings, farms, buildings and landscapes from throughout Scandinavian history.

Odense City Museums
Odense City Museums is a department in City and Culture administration (Danish: By- og Kulturforvaltningen), which again is a department in Odense municipality administration.


National Museum of Denmark
The National Museum of Denmark in Copenhagen is Denmark’s central museum of cultural history, comprising the histories of Danish and foreign cultures, alike. The museum has a number of national commitments, particularly within the following key areas: archaeology, ethnology, numismatics, ethnography, natural science, conservation, communication, building antiquarian activities in connection with the churches of Denmark as well as the handling of the Danefæ (the National Treasures).

Moesgård Museum
The Moesgård Museum is a museum located in Højbjerg, a suburb of Aarhus, Denmark. The museum is housed partially in the historic Moesgård manor, newer facilities built for the purpose of the museum and a large open portion of the museum surrounds the facilities. The museum houses numerous objects relating to Scandinavian history.

Viking Ship Museum
The Viking Ship Museum in Roskilde is the Danish national museum for ships, seafaring and boatbuilding in the prehistoric and medieval period. Around the year 1070, five Viking ships were deliberately sunk at Skuldelev in Roskilde Fjord in order to block the most important fairway and to protect Roskilde from enemy attack from the sea. These ships, later known as the Skuldelev ships, were excavated in 1962. They turned out to be five different types of ships ranging from cargo ships to ships of war.

Viking Museum
The Viking Museum is a museum located beneath the Nordea bank building in central Aarhus, Denmark. The museum is built upon the site of an archaeological excavation that revealed various Viking Age structures, items, and parts of a human skeleton. The museum also provides information regarding the history of Viking Age Aarhus and also features copies of items on display at the Moesgaard Museum, itself located near Aarhus.

The Old Town, Aarhus
The Old Town in Aarhus, Denmark is an open-air village museum consisting of 75 historical buildings collected from 20 townships in all parts of the country. In 1914 the museum opened for the first time as the world's first open-air museum of its kind and till this day it remains one of just a few top rated Danish museums outside Copenhagen serving some 3.5 million visitors pr. year.

Funen Village
The Funen Village is a Danish open air museum located in the Fruens Bøge district of Odense. It features 25 buildings from Funish villages, most of which date to the 18th and 19th century. The Funen Village was founded as a public works project in 1942, during the German occupation of Denmark, and opened to the public on 1 April 1946. Among the guests attending the opening were King Christian X.

ARoS Aarhus Kunstmuseum
ARoS Aarhus Kunstmuseum is an art museum in Aarhus. ARoS is one of the largest art museums in northern Europe, 10 storeys tall with a total of 17,000 m². The museum opened on 8 April 2004 after a construction process that started with Danish architects schmidt hammer lassen winning the design competition in 1997. ARoS features a shop, café and restaurant.

ARKEN Museum of Modern Art
ARKEN Museum of Modern Art is a private self owning, but state authorised, new art museum near the capital of Denmark, Copenhagen. The museum is conceived and created by Copenhagen County.

Danish Museum of Decorative Art
The Danish Museum of Decorative Art is a museum in Copenhagen for Danish and international design and crafts. A fully annotated and illustrated database of all furniture made in Denmark from 1900 to 2000, originally compiled by Reese and Marilyn Palley and later donated to and further developed by the museum.

Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek
The Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek is an art museum in Copenhagen, Denmark. The collection is built around the personal collection of the son of the founder of the Carlsberg Breweries, Carl Jacobsen (1842-1914). The museum collections include classical Egyptian, Roman and Greek antiquities, Romanticist sculptures, and paintings, as well as Golden Age Danish art. The Etruscan collection is one of the most extensive outside Italy.

Ordrupgaard is a state-owned art museum in Denmark. It is located in Charlottenlund, near Copenhagen. Ordrupgaard's collection features 19th-century Danish and French art, including groups of works by important Romantic, Realist, and Impressionist painters—as well as Paul Gauguin. Wilhelm and Henny Hansen obtained many of the collection's pieces in the early 20th century, and the collection is still displayed in its original setting in what was the Hansens' mansion. Also notable is the recent extension by Iraqi architect Zaha Hadid.

Louisiana Museum of Modern Art
The Louisiana Museum of Modern Art is located directly on the shore of the Øresund in Humlebæk 35 kilometers north of Copenhagen in Denmark. It has a wide range of modern art paintings, sculptures and videos, including works by artists such as Roy Lichtenstein, Andy Warhol, Anselm Kiefer, Alberto Giacometti and Pablo Picasso.

Ribe Kunstmuseum
Ribe Kunstmuseum is the name of the art museum in Ribe, the oldest town of Denmark. Ribe Kunstmuseum was inaugurated in 1891. Since then it has been housed in one of the most important private buildings in Ribe: The factory owner Balthazar Giørtz' large private establishment, built 1860-64 after drawings made by the royal surveyor L A Winstrup.

Statens Museum for Kunst
Statens Museum for Kunst is the Danish national art museum situated in Copenhagen. The museum was built between 1889 and 1896 following plans drawn by Wilhelm Dahlerup and G.E.W. Møller in Italian Renaissance style.

Tørskind Gravel Pit
Tørskind Gravel Pit is a former gravel pit converted to a sculpture park near Egtved, Vejle, Denmark. The sculptures were created by Robert Jacobsen and Jean Clareboudt over five years up to 1991 and feature steel, granite and timber.

V1 Gallery
V1 Gallery is a contemporary art gallery located on Vesterbro in Copenhagen, Denmark. It was founded in 2002 by designer Jesper Elg and photographer Peter Funch. V1 Gallery gained international notability by being the first art gallery in Scandinavia to exhibit international street art pioneers such as Banksy (UK) and Eine (UK), the Faile artist collective (US/JAP), Futura 2000 (US), Zevs (FR) and OBEY / Shepard Fairey (US).

Karen Blixen Museum
The Karen Blixen Museum refers to either of two museums: one museum in Denmark, the other in Kenya. The Karen Blixen Museum in Denmark is situated at Rungstedlund, the home of the author Karen Blixen (1885–1962), in Rungsted, Denmark (about 24 km, 15 miles, north of Copenhagen). She spent much of her life in Africa, Kenya in particular, and wrote the 1937 book Out of Africa.

Aarhus kunstbygning
Aarhus kunstbygning is an art museum in Aarhus, in Denmark.

Museum Erotica
Museum Erotica is a sex museum in Copenhagen, Denmark, located just off of Strøget, Copenhagen's main shopping street. Opened in 1994 by photographer Ole Ege and Kim Clausen, the museum claims to have had one million visitors. The museum often describes itself as having "illustrated some of the sex life of Homo Sapiens" [2], which reflects its very historic and holistic approach to its exhibitions.

Rosenborg Castle
Rosenborg Castle is a small castle situated at the centre of the Danish capital, Copenhagen. The castle was originally built as a country summerhouse in 1606 and is an example of Christian IV's many architectural projects. The castle is open to the public for tours and houses a museum exhibiting the Royal Collections, artifacts spanning a breadth of royal Danish culture, from the late 16th century of Christian IV to the 19th century. Some of these articles once belonged to the nobility and the aristocracy. The castle, now state property, was opened to the public in 1838.

Hjerl Hedes Frilandsmuseum
The development of the Danish village from the year 1500 up to about 1900 with among other things a forge, an inn, mills, a school, a vicarage, a dairy, a grocer's shop and farms.