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Silkeborg Museum

Hovedgaardsvej 7, Silkeborg 8600, Denmark
+45 86 82 14 99
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A small museum - but a home of the Tollund man!

If you are interested in prehistory and the mysterious "bog bodies", naturally mummified corpses of... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
lmsk2014
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Helsinki, Finland
A must see in Silkeborg

Excellent reception. Small collection but enjoyable tour. Fascinated by the well preserved corpse... read more

Reviewed November 11, 2017
Raed-engineer
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Manama, Bahrain
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“tollund man” (17 reviews)
“bog body” (7 reviews)
“iron age” (5 reviews)
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Hovedgaardsvej 7, Silkeborg 8600, Denmark
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you are interested in prehistory and the mysterious "bog bodies", naturally mummified corpses of human sacrifices found from Danish bogs, Silkeborg museum has one of the most famous of all, the Tollund man. The museum walks you through the history of Silkeborg from prehistory...More

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Reviewed November 11, 2017 via mobile

Excellent reception. Small collection but enjoyable tour. Fascinated by the well preserved corpse of the pre-christ Era hanged man . Worth visiting.

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Reviewed September 21, 2017

Well worth a visit if you like to learn about the danish history. The main exhibition is of the Iron Age - and the importance of the bog for the people of this time. The Tollund man is on display - with the impressive age...More

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Reviewed September 3, 2017

This museum contains the famous Tollund Man - a naturally mummified corpse of a man who lived during the 4th century BC, during the period characterised in Scandinavia as the Pre-Roman Iron Age. He was found in 1950 on the Jutland Peninsula in Denmark, buried...More

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Reviewed July 25, 2017

Visit this small local museum - full value just to see the Tollund-man from the Iron-age in Denmark.

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Reviewed June 22, 2017

A lovely little museum, run by charming and helpful staff. You have to see the bog body, but there are lots of other interests.

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Reviewed June 14, 2017

i don't remember a lot about the 24 days the the 30+ tours on this trip but i do remember this bizarre story about the body of the TOLLUND man found in the 1950s. very interesting artifacts located at this nice little museum off the...More

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Reviewed May 8, 2017

This is a very small local museum where the main exhibit is the Tollund man. It probably isn't worth a special trip but we called in for a quick visit as part of a general drive around the pretty lake area nearby. We went in...More

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Reviewed August 25, 2016

All about the Tollund Man. while the rest of the museum has interesting local exhibits and history, The Tollund man takes the cake in all his glory.

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Reviewed July 29, 2016

Small regional museum. Ok for about 1 hour, with the highlight the Tollund Man bog body. Not much else other than that. Very small café with limited food and drinks.

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