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Museums in North Sealand

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Our museums are the gateway to the history of North Sealand. Learn more about the North Sealand of royalty, monks, polar exploration, artists and maritime endeavours.

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Louisiana Museum of Modern Art
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Louisiana Museum of Modern Art

The Louisiana Museum of Modern Art is a leading international art museum and an absolute top attraction in Denmark. Art, nature and architecture combine in a total experience that attracts guests from...

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Frederiksborg Castle | Museum of National History
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Frederiksborg Castle | Museum of National History

Frederiksborg - a unique Renaissance castle in Scandinavia. Picturesquely located in the centre of the castle lake in Hillerød lies Frederiksborg Castle, the largest in Scandinavia. This unique Renais...

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Nivaagaards Collection
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Nivaagaards Collection

Nivaagaards Malerisamling (the Nivaagaard Collection) by the North Sealand Oresund coast is an exquisite experience for art lovers. The rather small museum has a special atmosphere of “hygge” (cosines...

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Munkeruphus - Contemporary art in historic artist homes
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Munkeruphus - Contemporary art in historic artist homes

At Munkeruphus art, architecture and design meet in beautiful surroundings directly to Oresund at the coastline between Gilleleje and Dronningmølle.

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Rudolph Tegner's Museum & Statue Park
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Rudolph Tegner's Museum & Statue Park

Walk around in the heathery hills between the statues of powerful men and women. Continue into the museum which resounds as a cathedral and watch the sculptor's enormous artworks in plaster, marble an...

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Knud Rasmussen's House
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Knud Rasmussen's House

Knud Rasmussen’s House is located close to the beautiful Spodsbjerg Lighthouse and with a fantastic view over the Kattegat Here, the great polar explorer worked in between his many and long expedition...

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Esrum Abbey and Mill
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Esrum Abbey and Mill

In the 1200th century, Esrum Abbey was the centre of the Order of Cistercians  in Denmark. Today, events for children and adults are arranged all year round in order to experience life in the Middle A...

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Fredensborghusene
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Fredensborghusene

Jørn Utzon's Fredensborghuse was built in 1962-63 on the initiative of the association Danes Worldwide. Today, the building is considered an architectural gem. You can experience the architecture when...

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Museum Nordsjælland - Ships Hall and The old House

In Gilleleje you can visit Museum Nordsjælland in 3 different places plus Nakkehoved Lighthouse east of the city.

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The Gunpowder Works Museum in Frederiksværk
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The Gunpowder Works Museum in Frederiksværk

The Gunpowder Works Museum is an exciting attraction for both adults and children. The gunpowder mills are lined up in the beautiful landscape along the canal that runs through Frederiksværk town.

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Nivaagaard Teglværks Ring Oven
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Nivaagaard Teglværks Ring Oven

Teglværksmuseet Nivaagaard Teglværks Ring Oven

Visit the brickworks museum in Nivå, where Nivaagaard Tileworks produced many tiles from 1701 until 1980 – mainly bricks, roof tiles and drainage pipes....

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The Luftwaffe in North Sealand
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The Luftwaffe in North Sealand

Close to Gilleleje there is a museum showing Northern Europe’s largest collection of original objects pertaining to the Luftwaffe during World War II. A Messerschmidt 110 G4 Night Hunter stands comple...

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Hillerød Town Museum - Museum Nordsjælland
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Hillerød Town Museum - Museum Nordsjælland

Hillerød Town Museum is an atmospheric and cosy museum which tells the story of Hillerød throughout 500 years: from medieval village to royal borough and until today.

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Elværket - Museum Nordsjælland
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Elværket - Museum Nordsjælland

Elværket - The Power Station - is part of Museum Nordsjælland in Hillerød. 

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Museum of Lighthouse History | Nakkehoved Lighthouse

Visit Nakkehoved Lighthouse and the Lighthouse History Museum and enjoy the impressive sea view over the Kattegat and the Sound from the lighthouse's top.

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Laugø Smithy
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Laugø Smithy

At Laugø Smithy you can see how smiths used to shoe horses. During the opening hours, two skilled blacksmiths demonstrate and explain the old craft of shoeing horses.

NB! Unfortunately, Laugø Smedie ...

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The mill in Ramløse
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The mill in Ramløse

Working dutch mill which mills grain into flour with no chemical additives. Various forms of production are shown and the mill's relation to agriculture is illustrated. Cooper's shop, shoemaker's shop...

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Pibe Mill
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Pibe Mill

Pibe Mill is located in the beautiful hilly landscape south of Helsinge and runs on selected days throughout the year.

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See all the museums in North Sealand

There are both small and large museums in North Sealand. Everyone gathered here

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