Famous Museums in Aarhus

Are you fond of history? Or do you love taking a journey to the past? Here is a list of famous museums in Aarhus that let you know the historical stories of the city. Explore these popular museums of Aarhus to educate yourself! You can visit things to do in Aarhus page if you want to check all other attractions and activities.

Let's explore the finest collection of museums in Aarhus:

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    The Old Town

    Tags: Historical Site, Old Town, Specialty Museum

    Address: Viborgvej 2, 8000 Aarhus, Denmark

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    The world’s first open air museum (since 1914) has another distinction: it’s one of the only ones to recreate a town rather than a village. About 25 antique buildings, a number of pretty p...Read more

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    The Womens Museum

    Tags: Specialty Museum

    Address: Domkirkepladsen 5, 8000 Aarhus, Denmark

    Timings: 10:00 am - 08:00 pm Details

    One of the women’s museums in the world – this place showcases the development, evolution and impact of Danish women on the history of the country. The first of the two expansive permanent...Read more

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    Aros Aarhus Kunstmuesum

    Tags: Art Museum, Art Gallery, Architecture

    Address: Aros Alle 2, 8000 Aarhus, Denmark

    Timings: 10:00 am - 05:00 pm Details

    Someone put a lot of thought into building this museum and it paid off big time. The construct is massive – ten stories tall, 17000 square metres – one of the largest art museums in Europe...Read more

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    Occupation Museum

    Tags: Museum

    Address: Mathilde Fibigers Have 2, 8000 Aarhus, Denmark

    Timings: 11:00 am - 04:00 pm Details

    The Germans occupied Denmark from 1940-1945. During this period of suppression, military terror and civil rights abuses, the Danish population rallied itself with many inspiring acts against their opp...Read more

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    Moesgaard Museum

    Tags: Museum, Architecture

    Address: Moesgard Alle 20, DK-8270 Hojbjerg, Denmark

    Timings: 10:00 am - 05:00 pm Details

    The museum is arresting enough at first sight – it looks like it’s growing straight out of the ground, much like Aladdin’s Cave… and like that cave, it contains terrific treas...Read more

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    Gammel Estrup Manor

    Tags: Museum, Garden

    Address: Randersvej 4, 8963 Auning, Denmark

    Timings: 10:00 am - 05:00 pm Details

    For 600 years, this startlingly red manor was ruled by a single noble family. Today, it’s a dual purpose museum – showcasing generic Danish manor life on one hand, what with its big kitche...Read more

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    The Viking Museum Image
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    Tags: Museum

    Timings: 10:15 am - 04:00 pm Details
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    Ramla Mahamed

    Its a very quiet museum. I had all the museum to myself and there were voice (the machine tells you stories) so it could be scary sometimes. But otherwise its a nice museum to get to know the Vikings....

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    Vaeksthusene Image
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    Tags: Museum, Park

    Address: Peter Holms Vej, 8000 Aarhus, Denmark

    Timings: 10:00 am - 05:00 pm Details
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    Bori Kovács

    We love the plant collections, the tower in the larger greenhouse, the butterflies and the pond with the piranha. There are lovely tropical species, both rare and common ones. It is child-friendly, ea...

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  9. # 9 of 10 Museums in Aarhus
    Natural History Museum Image
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    Tags: Museum

    Address: Universitetsparken, Wilhelm Meyers Allé 210, 8000 Aarhus C, Denmark

    Timings: 10:00 am - 04:00 pm Details
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    Hwg Aspall

    Information in English, Nice guided tour. Admission Dkk 90 per adult.

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    Steno Museet

    Tags: Museum, Observatory, Planetarium

    Address: CF Møller Alle 2, 8000 Aarhus, Denmark

    Timings: 09:00 am - 04:00 pm Details

    The Steno Museum is part of the Faculty of Science at Aarhus University, and it sort of makes you wish that other science faculties would think of doing something cool like this more often. They&rsquo...Read more