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Den Gamle By

Viborgvej 2, Aarhus 8000, Denmark
+45 86 12 31 88
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Wonderful and authentic - you're back in the old days.

The buildings are beautiful and very old. You can walk into all the buildings - from the theater to... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Risskov, Denmark
A must see in Aarhus

Den Gamle By (The Old Town) is a must see when visiting Aarhus. You can easily spend an afternoon... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Aarhus, Denmark
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  • Very good28%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
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“open air museum” (56 reviews)
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Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
Viborgvej 2, Aarhus 8000, Denmark
+45 86 12 31 88
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Reviewed yesterday

The buildings are beautiful and very old. You can walk into all the buildings - from the theater to the bakery and get a feeling of days gone by. The people working here are all dressed like in the old days and they know a...More

Thank birgitteespersen
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Den Gamle By (The Old Town) is a must see when visiting Aarhus. You can easily spend an afternoon here, and you should, if you are to enjoy it. Don’t forget to visit the baker and you do not forget to taste the traditionel vanilla...More

Thank KennethOsvald
Reviewed 6 days ago

We were with a tour group and they rushed us in and out before things were actually open. What we were able to see while there was really very well done. It is such a wonderful way to celebrate the history of Denmark. All of...More

Thank N B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A classic must visit in Århus. A kind of open air museum where you can get a feeling for what Denmark looked like back in the old days.

Thank JavanJunior
Reviewed 1 week ago

An easy 20 minute walk from the ship, through Aarhus, to Den Gamble By. Visiting the reproduction of three historical periods can take most of the day. The time of H.C. Anderson was our favorite. Seeing how the people lived and visiting with the characters...More

Thank treaderz
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We spent five hours here and the time flew by! We enjoyed every part of our experience in each of the three time periods. We wished there were more food options, since we had only cookies to sustain us during our long visit. It was...More

Thank CAGreens
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great day trip, we had a fantastic time in this "little city". From the blacksmith to the baker what a great way to learn history. Spend a few hours and see how the world once was.

Thank Chuck F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have been to other collections of historical residences in Scandinavia, but Den Gamel By is certainly the best. The museum can be reached by walking, the bus or the Hop On/Hop Off in Aarhus. The walk from the Dokk takes about 20 minutes. The...More

Thank sentellr
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited Den Gamle By and was taken aback how good this place is. Spent 3 1/2 hours here and needed at least another hour or so to see the rest. Would love to come back again. Would definitely recommend. And good value too. Try and...More

Thank Jonnyr47
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I can't think of other cities that boast the requivalent of the historical theme park that is Den Gamle By right in the heart of their city. A mixture of seemigly mostly 17th and 18th structures that have been brought together to recreate a sense...More

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5 August 2017|
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Response from Marc S | Reviewed this property |
30 minutes and a beautiful walk.
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12 March 2017|
Response from Lotte W | Property representative |
Dear Gallagher On the 19th of March there will be some living history - the shops in the 1927 quarter will be open and the housewife in 1927 will be working in her kitchen. You can also enter more than 80 houses and flats... More
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29 July 2016|
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Response from Lotte W | Property representative |
Dear Haldborg. The entry fee is 135,- DKK for adults. Children until 18 years do not pay entrance fees. Hope you have a great visit. Lotte Den Gamle By
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