The Open Air Museum, Copenhagen

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Learn about the history of agriculture by exploring rural buildings from all regions of Denmark at The Open Air Museum. More than 50 buildings dating from 1650-1940 have been moved, brick by brick, from their original locations to the museum grounds. See manor houses, farms, mills, and workshops. A guild of volunteers operates regularly on some of the six mills. Look for an island farmhouse roofed with kelp. The museum also features 25 historic gardens and cultural landscapes, as well as old Danish breeds of livestock. Choose a memento from a selection of textiles and jewelry based on old-fashioned designs at the museum shop. On busy days, use the larger parking at the northern entrance. To visit The Open Air Museum on your trip to Copenhagen, use our Copenhagen online trip itinerary planner .
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  • A super nice place to go on a day trip. Both for families and couples. Cozy atmosphere and good place to walk around and enjoy the cosy old houses. Take a trip with horse cart and complete the experience in the right environment.
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  • This is a perfect opportunity to visit a historical piece of heaven just 8-10 km outside Central Copenhagen. If you are interested in historical architecture or maybe just curious on how Danes used to...  more »
  • The open-air museum offers the opportunity to combine a lovely walk in the countryside with the opportunity to learn a little bit about the recent past. It is a beautiful place with children, but it is also amazingly nice to a ride with good friends or family.
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  • We spent hours here exploring the historical houses and we did not even see it all. A great place to visit with family and friends, you can even bring your own food for a picnic lunch. Make sure you go on a sunny day as it is (obviously) mostly outdoors.
  • Amazing time outside with some of the most well preserved quaint farmhouses in Europe
  • Great to visit on a sunny day. Great historical place with lots of things to see and with living farm animals as well. I love to bring my son here.
  • I had a lovely time here and I recommend it to everyone.
  • Great place for getting to know more about Denmark's history and checking out how life was in the past few centuries. There are lots of plants and animals, a windmill, activities for kids and a store. 😄
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