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The Gunpowder Mill Museum

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A well preserved old powder work

This unique museum dates back to the mid 17th century and powder has been produced here for more... read more

Reviewed August 2, 2016
Gunnar G
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Copenhagen, Denmark
Fascinating History

Interesting industrial site showing production of gunpowder. The buildings and production equipment... read more

Reviewed July 14, 2016
EiWiSu
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Drammen, Norway
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2 Aug 2016
“A well preserved old powder work”
14 Jul 2016
“Fascinating History”
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For more than 200 years, from its foundation in 1758, the Gunpowder Works in Frederiksværk was the principal supplier of gunpowder and explosives to the Danish armed forces. This open air museum offers a unique glimpse into the history of the...more
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Krudtvaerksalleen 1, Frederiksvaerk 3300, Denmark
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+45 47 72 06 05
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Reviewed August 2, 2016

This unique museum dates back to the mid 17th century and powder has been produced here for more than 200 years both for military and civilian purposes. You get a fine impression of how the work was done and how dangerous it was. The ticket...More

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank Gunnar G
Niklas B, Museumsassistent at The Gunpowder Mill Museum, responded to this reviewResponded August 29, 2016

Thank you for the review and the rating. It is fitting that you should mention the uniqueness of the Powder Mill Museum in Frederiksværk. It is indeed one of a kind. The state of preservation of the buildings and the machinery is equal to none....More

Reviewed July 14, 2016 via mobile

Interesting industrial site showing production of gunpowder. The buildings and production equipment are well kept and make an educational setting for families. It's easy to get engaged in the history just watching the different buildings, functions and equipment. Some are in movement showing how the...More

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank EiWiSu
Niklas B, Museumsmedhjælper at The Gunpowder Mill Museum, responded to this reviewResponded July 17, 2016

Thank you very much for your review. We are happy that you enjoyed your visit to The Gunpowder Mill Museum. The degree to which the buildings and machinery are preserved is what makes the museum unique. If it were possible, we would increase wheelchair accessibility....More

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