The Karen Blixen Museum

Visit the museum of the world famous Danish writer Karen Blixen.

Many great artists and writers show during childhood and early adolescence desire to express themselves in the form of poems, short stories and sketches. This also applies to Karen Blixen - born Dinesen in 1885. The museum takes you on a journey through this woman`s  amazing life, until her death in 1962.

Rungstedlund

As an 8-year-old, she writes "Verse by Karen Dinesen 1893" and in the years to come, she continues fairy tales, stories and plays, as she behaves at home at Rungstedlund along with her sisters and friends. The notebooks in which she writes is filled with drawings of goblins and landscapes, portraits of women and illustrations of her favourite literature, including Shakespeare's plays and novels of Charles Dickens.

Out of Africa

Later Karen Blixen went to Africa and stayed there for many years. The movie  “Out of Africa” with Robert Redford and Meryl Streep from 1985 is well known all over the World, shows the life and story of the famous writer. The movie got The Oscar for best movie.

Contact

Rungsted Strandvej 111
2960 Rungsted Kyst
North Sealand
Denmark
Web
blixen.dk
Phone
+45 4557 1057

Getting there

Find routes to this destination.

Coordinates

Nearby Green Attractions

The Par Force Hunting Landscape

The Par Force Hunting Landscape

This special natural area became a member of the UNESCO World Heritage List in 2015.

See more

Hornbæk Beach

Hornbæk Beach

Hornbæk Beach is the largest and most visited beach on the coast of North Sealand .

See more

Liseleje Beach

Liseleje Beach

Located by Kattegat in Liseleje you will find this amazing beach, which is one Denmark`s preferred beaches in the summer.

See more

The Karen Blixen Museum

Visit the museum of the world famous danish author Karen Blixen, best known from the movie "Out of Africa" from 1985 about her exciting life in Africa. Visit homepage