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Moesgaard Museum

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Open today: 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
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Outstanding

Simply brilliant. Well worth the trip. I could have done with another 3 hours. There is a very... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
jbhh2015
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Doha, Qatar
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Just go, anyway this is a small town and there isn't much to do. So ..going to this museum will... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
KBKDENNIS
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Tilburg, The Netherlands
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  • Excellent76%
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  • Average3%
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The new Moesgaard Museum MOMU offers visitors a cultural-historical experience of international format with archeological and ethnographic exhibitions. In addition, temporary exhibitions display the World's most outstanding cultural heritage. At...more
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Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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Moesgaard Alle 15, Aarhus 8270, Denmark
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed May 23, 2006

The museum at this site is generally very good but the most impressive room is where Graubelle Man is located. He was a bog person found in excellent condition after having his throat slashed in a sacrifice around 400 AD. There are several explanations and...More

3  Thank atlantaresident
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed November 20, 2016 via mobile

The Moesgaard Museum exemplifies the global trend over the last two decades that architects, designers, storytellers and scenographers are taking over museums. The artefacts are still allowed a place, but are mainly used as props in the scenography. Hopefully this trend will become obsolete within...More

2  Thank Thomas S
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Simply brilliant. Well worth the trip. I could have done with another 3 hours. There is a very handy bus service to the centre of Aarhus if you need it too.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Just go, anyway this is a small town and there isn't much to do. So ..going to this museum will help kill time. The museum is divided into few floors but some floors are closed if there is no art exhibition. Cafe is a little...More

Thank KBKDENNIS
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went as a small group and had a great time. TripAdvisor suggests 3 or more hours and we spent just over 3 hours. I believe I could have spent 5 hours as I would have enjoyed going back through the Mongolia room. I thoroughly...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I visited it mostly for the upper floor with the rainbow panorama which is pretty mesmerising. Overall an interesting visit, not all the floors had something in them when I was there, under construction and so on, and not much to see anyway, I mean...More

Thank dragosa967
Lene T, Marketing Assistant at Moesgaard Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Dragos A. Based on the things that you mentioned - the rainbow panorama, illusion room - I deduce that you have visited AROS Art Museum in the centre of Aarhus and not Moesgaard Museum in Hoejbjerg on the outskirts of the city. Moesgaard Museum...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Amazing museum, beautifully designed and with interesting exhibitions. We learned a lot and then enjoyed a delicious meal at the Nordic style Cafe.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Moosgaard museum is a world class museum in terms of modern architecture and design. Placed on/in a beautiful hill with a view at the forest. Pros: Great architecture A lot of space Great facilities for infants/children Great restaurant Interesting exhibitions Cons: I really cannot find...More

Thank stavrosk288
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

As pricey as the ticket could be for EU standard, this museum is worth every cent of it! Amazing concept, beautiful installations and amazing Rainbow Panorama. A different experience basically on each floor, designed with a very interactive format. Absolutely recommended!More

Thank MargheZippata
Lene T, Marketing Assistant at Moesgaard Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear MargheZippata Based on the things that you mentioned - e.g. the rainbow panorama- I deduce that you have visited AROS Art Museum in the centre of Aarhus and not Moesgaard Museum in Hoejbjerg on the outskirts of the city. Moesgaard Museum in Hoejbjerg covers...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We loved this museum - beautiful bus ride there, lovely site, great building. The Genghis Khan exhibition was absolutely fascinating as was ‘The Life of the Dead’. Everything is so creatively displayed, interactive, imaginative. Just go!

Thank a92017
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Visiting family recently in Aarhus, they took us to this remarkable museum. Denmark's fascinating history over 1000+ years plus is depicted out using both indoor and outdoor exhibits. Many of the older buildings on site were moved here from other places in Denmark. Also remarkable...More

Thank tony1branch
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very interesting museum that offers a wide range activities for the audience. You can take a walk on the roof that serves as natural part of the hill the museum is situated on. You can observe the impressive building. Or you can visit the various...More

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Craig F
October 17, 2015|
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Response from Lene T | Property representative |
Dear Craig Moesgaard Museumsshop currently sell one type of viking shield at the price of DKK 135. Unfortunately, I do not have a photo of it, but if you visit our museum during your stay, you can see it in the... More
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MCatan1221
April 27, 2015|
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Dear MCatan1221 City bus 18 Mejlby/Elev – Moesgård goes to Moesgaard Museum from Downtown Aarhus (from Park Allé near the city hall and the train station) three- four times per hour on weekdays,and twice an hour on the... More
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