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The Open Air Museum

Kongevejen 100 | Kgs. Lyngby, Copenhagen 2800, Denmark
+45 41 20 64 55
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Experience the historic and atmospheric buildings from different parts of Denmark at The Open Air Museum. You can see impressive and atmospheric buildings, old breeds of domestic animals in the fields and attractive, historic gardens. Take a ride in the horse-drawn carriage and find inspiration in the museum shop. Bring along your family and a picnic basket and enjoy a day at the Open Air Museum.
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  • Average6%
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Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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Kongevejen 100 | Kgs. Lyngby, Copenhagen 2800, Denmark
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Once you have done the major sites in the city it is thoroughly worth jumping on the line B of the S-trains out to Sorgenfri to have a look around this museum. It contains old buildings moved to here from all over Denmark and some...More

Thank Zaxxer
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Reviewed 4 days ago

A little off the beaten path for a visit to Copenhagen, we really enjoyed walking in and around all the buildings here in this wide open park/museum. We didn't actually get to see everything as there was so much to see--buildings from all regions and...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Urban charm in Scandinavia resembles of the same in neighboring countries. Having had visited many open air museums in both Finland and Sweden I do am surprised how much our life’s reminded of each other’s then. Our lives in Scandinavian countries are alike, a lot,...More

Thank Mikael K
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

On a par with similar parks in other parts of Europe. This includes a fine view of life in agricultural areas many years ago. It has a water mill and a windmill and many walks in lovely leafy glades. This is a huge area with...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This museum, covering many acres, was very well done and included many English explanations describing the time period, likely occupants, and various trades involved, during the past several hundred years in Denmark. One is inclined to believe this was an existing village, but in fact...More

Thank PaulTraveler79
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Will I be back? For sure I will. It used to have free entrance but now they are charging for it, you do get a 10,- dkk discount per child you bring. It’s always worth a visit and you most likely won’t be able to...More

Thank wiii2016
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Denmark’s oldest, and one of the largest, open air museums pulls together reconstructed buildings from across the country – only the windmill is on its original site. The trouble is that there are just too many farms to retain full interest – make sure you...More

Thank MKMapman
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The open air museum is a fantastic place that you should visit if you live or if you visit Copenhagen. It has houses from the XVII century to the XX century which have been found in Denmark and other neighbor countries, dismantled and reassembled in...More

Thank Iolanda M
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Such a great place to visit as a tourist, especially if you have Danish ancestry - a wonderful education in how Danes and other Scandinavians lived a different times m. I brought my kids this time (ages 9-14), and they enjoyed it for quite a...More

Thank tomiannie
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Very intresting , a lot to see and know the Danes live as it was befor Like the restaurant and shopping place

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Fatima Z
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Response from Flemming M | Reviewed this property |
Hi. It opens 13 - 17 april at Easter, but the season is normally may-oktober.
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Ginny B
18 August 2015|
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Response from Mikael K |
You Can easily combine local traffic which is disabled friendly, and taxi. You can make it all with local traffic, there are buses going between these attractions, it means local buses frequently from Copenhagen Centrum to... More
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Peg R
21 May 2015|
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Response from RutaRutuliukas |
Get a train from Copenhagen station to Sorgenfri station (Sorgenfri station is a station on the Hillerød radial of the S-train network) and walk from there, it's about 11min.
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