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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 April 2018
Helsinki, Finland
A must see in Silkeborg

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

Reviewed 11 November 2017
Saar, Bahrain
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Reviewed 25 September 2018

an adequate historical museum with a separate building behind largely devoted to Tollund man, a man found in a bog with a noose round his neck.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 29 August 2018

Silkeborg museum is a lovely building in itself but the exhibitions are well worth visiting for all ages, including children. The Tollund man is fascinating to see - there is nothing else quite like him down to the stubble on his chin! I have been...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank S_Rhiannon
Reviewed 2 April 2018

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

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed 11 November 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.

Date of experience: November 2017
1  Thank Raed-engineer
Reviewed 21 September 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

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank NZfour
Reviewed 3 September 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

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank marianoadavies
Reviewed 25 July 2017

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

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank FinnogL-L
Reviewed 22 June 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.

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank David B
Reviewed 14 June 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

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank paws0810
Reviewed 8 May 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

Date of experience: May 2017
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