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Women's Museum in Denmark, Aarhus
(3.5/5 based on 45 reviews on the web)
Kvindemuseet i Danmark or Kvindemuseet, is a history museum in Aarhus, Denmark focused on the cultural history of women in Denmark. Kvindemuseet was founded in 1982 and is housed in the former Aarhus City Hall, built in 1857. As of 2012, the museum operated on a budget of DKK 10 million from state, municipal and private funding. There is a café and bakery at Kvindemuseet.ActivitiesIn addition to its permanent and temporary exhibitions, Kvindemuseet provides educational outreach programs. In 2014, the Aarhus municipality approved an annual grant of DKK 500,000 to Kvindemuseet to teach sex education, gender equality and democracy to schoolchildren.
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  • In the old town hall, lovingly and actively designed. A stylish nice coffee! Impressive what did women over time
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  • Denmark has a very interesting history of women's movements trough time , and this museum explains it very simply. Most of it is in English and Danish but not the temporary exhibitions , you can ask f...  more »
  • Here can be seen many special exhibitions-fantastic rooms with nice little cafe. I have specifically seen the exhibition about fashion and clothing through the ages. A very nice exhibit.
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  • Looking forward to the new exhibitions. Charming cafe.
  • Great little place for women (and men) to visit to get a look into womens lives.. the museum discusses different problematic questions for and from women
  • This place is a total rip off!! A whole floor practically empty and another floor with different stories of women with just pages (A4 size) hanging from the ceiling with all the information. The props used in this floor are bland and fail to enhance the experience. You can go through the whole "museum" in 20 min. tops. It is a real shame that the concept of a museum about women gets ruined by such a poor and lazy attempt. There is a lot to say about the progress and struggles of women throughout the years and there is so much information our there, but this place just shows a glimpse of it and it is displayed in a way that it is not particularly friendly for the visitor, in some parts it almost appears that no thought was put into the design in terms of user experience. For comparison, the Viking museum across the street is free and has more content, and the Dem Gamle By costs the same and there is enough content there for at least 3 to 4 hours (If not more) Unless the place undergoes a radical change they should stop charging an entrance fee or they should just close the museum until they get their act together.
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  • Interesting but little translation available in other languages
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