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Hans Christian Andersen Birthplace

Closed Now: 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Open today: 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
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A good place to learn more about the Father of great fairy tales

We bought 1 ticket with a wristband, we could visit 5 places: HC.Andersens museum, HC Andersens... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Melbourne, Australia
H.C Andersen visit

Every Monday was closed. Please be sure to avoid Monday for a visit Distance to Radison Blu Hotel... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Imran Arson Z
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“childhood home”(21 reviews)
Hans Christian Andersen was born in 1805 in a small yellow corner house in the poorest part of Odense. At the time, up to five families lived there. The house where he was born gives a feel for the humble and cramped conditions that surrounded him...more
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Bangs Boder 29, Odense 5000, Denmark
+45 65 51 46 01
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Reviewed yesterday

We bought 1 ticket with a wristband, we could visit 5 places: HC.Andersens museum, HC Andersens childhood house, HC Andersens Birthplace, Montergarden, the Tinderbox. In general, we were happy to see all of them. The museum is well decorated with dark color lights, paper cutting,...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago

The house of HCA's birth exposes his humble beginnings. The contrast with booming Odense is marked, which makes the close proximity of old and new all the more interesting.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Every Monday was closed. Please be sure to avoid Monday for a visit Distance to Radison Blu Hotel is a walking distance. We took the city tour bus from Odense main station The entrance fee we paid inclusive of 5 other museum which are a...More

Thank Imran Arson Z
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were really excited to see the H.C. Anderson Museum, birth house, etc, but overall the experience was very disappointing. The exhibits were rather dull and without any magic or the charm you would expect from these lovely fairy tales. We did learn some new...More

Thank Andrea W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

If I take into account that I have just driven many hours to see this museum I’m disappointed. More if I think that for years I planned to come Very little to see. I rescue the informative texts but they do not go into details....More

Thank ConradoSY
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We spent several hours here and enjoyed every minute of it. The whole complex of buildings and exhibits was interesting. However, they are in the midst of a huge renovating construction project that will make it even more interesting in 2020.

Thank Ellen D
Reviewed September 10, 2018

A very disappointing experience... In my youth, my parents read most of the fairy tales before I could go to sleep, I had many books of Hans Chiristian Andersen and enjoyed the fantasy and moral messages. During this visit, I hoped to experience that feeling...More

Thank Rogier en Fanny P
Reviewed August 27, 2018

you are not just buying the admission to the museum, you are buying to see 5 attractions in the neighborhood. So, yes, go and see them all. What can you possibly show in a museum of a man who was living in his head. HCA...More

Thank hansomat
Reviewed August 24, 2018 via mobile

Worth a visit for sure and the street and the surroundings are super nice so do go by here and for me the best was to just see the house and street it is on

Thank JokkeNu
Reviewed August 20, 2018 via mobile

One day in Odense and the place is closed. Read the fine print. Quaint but over hyped. Not really worth the effort. Anything that is open closes at 5pm.

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April 3, 2018|
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Response from Jacob M | Reviewed this property |
At least part of this museum is closed due to renovation and expansion of the exhibition.
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December 23, 2017|
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Response from AndersH14 | Reviewed this property |
The Windsor Hotel could certainly be a recommendable choise :-)
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November 24, 2016|
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Response from OmarKhayyam | Reviewed this property |
We took a detour to view the museum and surprisingly it was closed for hours (without notice). We were two of about 15 tourists who also came by to visit the museum in the few minutes we were there and all were disappointed... More