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Fregatten Jylland, Ebeltoft

3.8
#1 of 12 in Sightseeing in Southdjurs Municipality
Monument Ship
Board Fregatten Jylland, one of the world's largest wooden warships, which participated in the Battle of Heligoland against the Austrian-Prussian fleet in 1864. Through interactive exhibits, learn the history of this screw-propelled steam frigate and its service as a royal ship. The comments from people who lived and worked on the ship provide a insight into naval life. You can go through all the floors and individual rooms, right down into the engine room. Each room is numbered, and a guidebook provides information about the rooms and what they were used for. To visit Fregatten Jylland on your holiday in Ebeltoft, and find out what else Ebeltoft has to offer, use our Ebeltoft vacation builder.
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  • A fascinating visit to the fregatten Jylland. Impressed by the knowledge that existed at the time and feel the fear as the crew known of.
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  • We followed the tour which was really exciting. However, it was too bad that you couldn't hear what was being said, if no one stood pretty close to, since there was much other noise. However, the trip was incredibly exciting and instructive. If you come on the edges is the ship worth a visit.
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  • Amassing piece of Danish wood war ship history. If you are there around 12:00, experience the firing of one of the old canons. Just another piece of disruption when entering from sail to steam:-)  more »
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  • Have to admit that the ship is incredibly well preserved for its age, as well as the wear and tear it faced during the Slesvig Wars. The museum does a good job and informing its visitors what it was like of her sailors during the 1800's, as well as what she faced during the Slevig War of 1864 against the combined fleet of Prussia and Austria. A marvel of Danish ingenuity and a perfect example of what was Denmark's small, but fierce navy.
  • An interesting museum ship, propelled by both sail and steam. Beautifully restored and well worth visiting
  • if you are into classic warship and maritime history this will be right in your alley. You get to visit all decks and inspect the ship from beneath. There is also a large museum with a basement especially made for the kids. Visit the workshops to see how they are restoring the ship.
  • Be there for the daily canon blasts - good show and the information given prior to this is good and entertaining. Treasure hunt for the kids is a good way to get around the entire area. The interactive setups doesn't work too well anymore though - kids liked them anyhow. One huge ship!
  • The ship is very well preserved and the exhibition gives a good impression of life on board. There are also activities for the kids integrated in the exhibition. Cannons are fired and sails are set.

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