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Dieselhouse

Elvaerksvej 50, Copenhagen 2450, Denmark
+45 32 54 02 27
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Great exhibits

It's difficult to get there, but worth the hassle. You will be amazed by the largest diesel engine... read more

Reviewed December 31, 2017
Saitamanian
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Berkeley, California
An absolute must for those interested in engineering.

If you are interested in engineering, particularly marine engineering, a visit is worth a trip to... read more

Reviewed August 28, 2017
growling a
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London, United Kingdom
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Elvaerksvej 50, Copenhagen 2450, Denmark
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Reviewed December 31, 2017

It's difficult to get there, but worth the hassle. You will be amazed by the largest diesel engine running gloriously. The exhibits were entertaining and educational too. You can learn a lot about the history of diesel engines and locomotives in general. However, don't wear...More

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Reviewed August 28, 2017

If you are interested in engineering, particularly marine engineering, a visit is worth a trip to Copenhagen for this alone. Apart from the great engine running (check carefully fo dates/times), the wealth of diesel engine history over the last several decades is another fascination. There...More

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Reviewed March 25, 2017

In spite of difficulty with finding the correct bus stop, we were able to get to the Diesel House before they ran the big engine. (It was a special day rather than the usual day for this engine and we lucked into it.) It was...More

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Reviewed March 2, 2017

Was free and we road our bikes to it. We go there on the day that one of the smaller engines was being started. Wish we saw the "big boy" run. Interesting and the staff very friendly and informative. A bonus was the construction being...More

Thank D B
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Reviewed February 19, 2017

On the 1st and 3rd Sundays of the Month, Dong Engery's 'DieselHuset' opens its doors to show off its 1930's colossal diesel engine. The engine is started at 11:00, and standing on the balcony looking at a diesel engine larger than a number of houses...More

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Reviewed October 3, 2016 via mobile

We were not sure if we were going to the correct place but when we did get there it was fab! My husband is a diesel engineer and this really was a jem for him to find! Best museum we have been to if you...More

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Reviewed July 20, 2016 via mobile

Well... If you have any interest for large machinery, engines or moving parts what so ever, then this is a must go. Check the webpage for when they start the engines so you get the most out of it. Free admission.

Thank Thulle
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Reviewed July 12, 2016

Excellent museum for machinery enthusiasts. We visited on thursday when their first diesel engine runs. Free of charge - no tickets!

Thank Goran L
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Reviewed July 10, 2016 via mobile

This museum is one of a kind. Besides the amazing big engine it also gives a good overview of the B&W diesel engines, also used in the maritime industrie. If you have ever worked with a B&W you should visit this museum for sure. As...More

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Reviewed June 16, 2016

This is a very specialised museum, but if you have an interest in things mechanical this is an absolute must. It holds a very, very big diesel engine that is literally awesome. As well there are displays covering the development of the company that developed...More

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