The Old Town Museum in Aarhus Discover the way of life back then in Aarhus

The Old Town Museum

The old city of Aarhus is a National Open Air Museum of Urban History and Culture.

The museum reflects how the Danes have lived and worked in cities for centuries. By ancient buildings, shops, living rooms, kitchens, tools, products with more, one can explore these collections and exhibitions.

Top family attraction

It is a real family attraction and resulted in more than 3 million visitors the last 10 years. You can also have a pint in the Beer Cellar and enjoy a cup of coffee and a cake in the tea garden. During the year there will be plenty of special events in Den Gamle By.


The Old Town
Viborgvej 2
8000 Aarhus C
Aarhus, East Jutland
+45 86123188

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  • Lattitude: 56.159173
  • Longitude: 10.190437