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The Danish Railway Museum

Dannebrogsgade 24, Odense 5000, Denmark
+45 66 13 66 30
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If you're a train buff, this is a great museum

Very quiet museum on a rainy day and I had the whole place almost to myself. The museum has full... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Alexa C
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Sunnyvale, California
Brilliant museum for railway enthusiasts

Situated immediately behind the station we left our bags in a locker and went around this... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
blbttl74
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Bexhill-on-Sea, United Kingdom
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Experience the history of Denmark’s railways in the authentic roundhouse from 1954. We have 21 tracks featuring iconic engines and carriages. Look inside the royal carriages, experience travelling first class and see Denmark’s oldest preserved steam engine from 1868. You can enter many of the museum’s engines and carriages. You can sit on the old wooden seats or stand in the driver’s cab of a steam locomotive. We provide a rewarding outing for the whole family, and visitors of all ages are welcome. Visit the child-sized Children’s Railway Station, brimming with trains and rails for you to play with. Go for a ride on the popular mini-train which runs every day. It is possible to enter many of the carriages and engines. All activities are free once you have paid the entrance fee.
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  • Very good40%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“rainy day” (5 reviews)
“all ages” (8 reviews)
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Dannebrogsgade 24, Odense 5000, Denmark
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+45 66 13 66 30
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very quiet museum on a rainy day and I had the whole place almost to myself. The museum has full size train cars and locomotive engines through the years. They have restored them and placed furniture in them as they would have during the times....More

Thank Alexa C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Situated immediately behind the station we left our bags in a locker and went around this immediately on arrival in Odense. Most things have English descriptions as well as Danish. Lots of carriages and engines to climb over and a great overlooking gallery. The basis...More

Thank blbttl74
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is not one of the big railway museums as we can see in Germany. This is accurate, the engines are very nice rebuilded with a feeling for details.Very good work by the exhibition alone too, a lot of figurines give the space a special...More

Thank chatvani
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We have really enjoyed the brief visit to the museum. We even managed to go for a short trip on steam machine. The place is very informative and especially good for enthusiasts. But also family with small kids will find a lot of attractions. Beware...More

Thank MichalZ77
Reviewed 8 September 2017

We took our grandchildren to visit this museum and they had great fun, both inside and outside. Did not want to go home again!

Thank larsra
Reviewed 12 August 2017 via mobile

I highly recommend it, we had lot of fun and playgrounds are super fun for kids. Mini train to take a ride as well as the steam locomotive!

Thank J T
Reviewed 6 August 2017

This is a well set out museum with a very professional approach to all displays. English language explanatory signs and descriptions make for a full understanding of the Danish train history. There are many things to amuse and educate youngsters. Highly recommended.

Thank Rowan B
Reviewed 31 July 2017 via mobile

We went there on a summer day that was raining. We browsed around the history of rail and ships. Beautiful models and quite a variety. The price is ok. When the sun came out all kids went aboard a mini train going around the place....More

Thank RanSasson
Reviewed 31 July 2017 via mobile

A well structured an informative museum which documents the evolution of trains in Denmark through the last 160 years. Lots of steam trains and diesel trains, many of which you can enter. Similarly with the wagons. In addition many small side exhibitions, curious movies and...More

Thank Henrik T
Reviewed 25 July 2017 via mobile

If one is with young kids, this is a Fantastic place irrespective of whether one is into trains or not. The is some good activities for the kids - such as a play area and mini train. The cafe is not very good but one...More

Thank cph-hlb
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Dear John Stanbridge, It is an S-machine sold in 1995 to Nordsjællands Veterantog. Best regards from the Danish Railway Museum
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