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Kongernes Jelling - Home of the Viking Kings
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Gormsgade 23 | Vestergade, Jelling, Vejle 7300, Denmark
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A really well presented history of the Vikings. We were blown away by the amount of information onsite, and spent around 4 hours which probably scratched the surface considering the amount of material.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank 4myxtc
Reviewed 7 November 2018

Very interesting museum - for children for all ages - from 6-yers children til old people. I can only recommend it - if you are near Jelling.

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank ernst7100
Reviewed 14 September 2018

You need more than an hour to fully explore this museum. So much to read and several hands on exhibits. Don't forget to go all the way to the top and onto the roof for a view of two Viking mounds. Nice gift shop on...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank herculesmom
Reviewed 28 August 2018

We had a day out with the family of 13 people including 3 children to spend the afternoon in Jelling the home of the Vikings. We had a guide to show us around and explain the area including the Church and the land ship of...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank John B
Reviewed 21 August 2018

I would say that if you are in the area you simply HAVE to visit this museum. Firstly, if you start your trip here the mounds just a couple meters away will make much more sense. Secondly it gives you a nice brief overview of...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank TamasBTA
Reviewed 18 August 2018 via mobile

This is a new museum using technology to bring history to life. The use of visual effects to give you a better understanding of the place and the vikings is simply wonderful. Even the children seems engaged which is difficult in the age of smartphones...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank KeldCNielsen
Reviewed 9 August 2018

The best museum visited in my life. First of all, it is free of charge. Second, the use of the modern technology is made to emphasize items, stories to a high level. A brooch is no longer a simple brooch, you will see where it...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 8 August 2018

Modern museum depicting the iron age/viking age/early medieval age of Denmark. Modern audiovisuals, children friendly. Nice view from the rooftop terrasse.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Martin H
Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

We wanted to visit the famous stones and were informed the visitor centre was worth a visit. It has been VERY well planned and executed explaining the story of the Jelling Stones. The information is all in English and Danish - starting off at the...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Gav_jo
Reviewed 7 August 2018

This museum is very interactive and have a lot of great stories from the ancient viking story of Denmark. Denmarks founding King, Gorm the Old and his son Harald Bluetooth (yes the technology is named after him). Treasure hunt for the kids and a chance...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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