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The Gunpowder Mill Museum

Krudtvaerksalleen 1, Frederiksvaerk 3300, Denmark
+45 47 72 06 05
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A well preserved old powder work

This unique museum dates back to the mid 17th century and powder has been produced here for more... read more

Reviewed 2 August 2016
Gunnar G
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Copenhagen, Denmark
Fascinating History

Interesting industrial site showing production of gunpowder. The buildings and production equipment... read more

Reviewed 14 July 2016
EiWiSu
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Drammen, Norway
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For more than 200 years, from its foundation in 1758, the Gunpowder Works in Frederiksværk was the principal supplier of gunpowder and explosives to the Danish armed forces. This open air museum offers a unique glimpse into the history of the manufacture of explosives as well as the process of industrialisation in Denmark.
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Aug 2, 2016
“A well preserved old powder work”
Jul 14, 2016
“Fascinating History”
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Krudtvaerksalleen 1, Frederiksvaerk 3300, Denmark
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Reviewed 2 August 2016

This unique museum dates back to the mid 17th century and powder has been produced here for more than 200 years both for military and civilian purposes. You get a fine impression of how the work was done and how dangerous it was. The ticket...More

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Niklas B, Museumsassistent at The Gunpowder Mill Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 29 August 2016

Thank you for the review and the rating. It is fitting that you should mention the uniqueness of the Powder Mill Museum in Frederiksværk. It is indeed one of a kind. The state of preservation of the buildings and the machinery is equal to none....More

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Reviewed 14 July 2016 via mobile

Interesting industrial site showing production of gunpowder. The buildings and production equipment are well kept and make an educational setting for families. It's easy to get engaged in the history just watching the different buildings, functions and equipment. Some are in movement showing how the...More

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Niklas B, Museumsmedhjælper at The Gunpowder Mill Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 18 July 2016

Thank you very much for your review. We are happy that you enjoyed your visit to The Gunpowder Mill Museum. The degree to which the buildings and machinery are preserved is what makes the museum unique. If it were possible, we would increase wheelchair accessibility....More

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