Karen Blixen Museum, Rungsted

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At Karen Blixen Museum, see the room where the author of the novel "Out of Africa," lived most of her life. The family estate that belonged to her father is preserved as a bird sanctuary in keeping with the writer's wishes. Find out more about the artist from a documentary exhibit on her life and work, which features original scripts, drawings, and paintings as well as biographies and letters. The museum also houses a library, a film screening room, a cafe, a shop, and an auditorium used for lectures and special exhibitions. You'll find the writer's burial plot under a huge old beech tree in the garden. Use our Rungsted itinerary builder to arrange your visit to Karen Blixen Museum and other attractions in Rungsted.
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  • Karen Blixen Museum is good for a pleasant hour or two in historic surroundings ... A trip in rungsted Lund afterwards is a must ...
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  • Nice museum with a lot of african artefacts, guided tour only. Perfect location by the see, nice old house with large garden, nice walks around. Perfect coffee and small dishes inside the house.  more »
  • Beautiful house and a great story. Karen Blixen was an avant garde feminist, an adventurous, a great story teller, a painter and finally a great writer. She lived in this house once he returned from K...  more »
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  • You get a pretty full picture of Karen Blixen's life and work after a visit to this museum. You walk around in the house where she lived and there are plenty of photographs on display depicting the different periods in her life in Denmark and Kenya. Some areas of the museum look a bit makeshift, but generally this is an interesting museum and a wonderful place to visit.
  • A well presented depiction of Karen Blixen's life at her family home, now a musuem and bird sanctuary.
  • For all fans of Babette's feast and out of Africa a must 😊sehr lovingly made.
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  • Place with some charm for the site which is where explains the life of karen blixen
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  • "exhibition space" is in a Word. In spite of the bad spelling is the Museum great.
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