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The Historical North Jutland

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Experience the history in North Jutland, and let nature and history take you on a journey through time. Find hidden treasures or maybe even a 300-year-old ghost.


Travel back in time

Travel through time in North Jutland

The Iron Age, Viking Age and the Middle Ages are just some of the eras you can experience in North Jutland. Besides this, you will find many traces of North Jutland during wartime.

The Bunkers in North Jutland

Vestiges from the 2nd World War are scattered all over North Jutland, on the coast, you will find the bunkers that now stand as reminders of wartime.

Historic architecture in North Jutland

North Jutland offers classical and modern architecture. Visit the yellow houses of Skagen, the cosy cobbled stone streets and half-timbered houses of Sæby and Mariager Fjord on the east coast. Or discover the one of a kind seaweed roofs of Læsø.

Historical museums

The museums take you back to a time long since past, here you will find room to learn about the history and relax in the historical surroundings. 

Børglum Abbey

If you are visiting North Jutland and the Løkken area near the west coast, you should not miss Børglum Abbey. The well-preserved and restored abbey ha...

Skagen's Museum

Skagen’s Museum is an internationally reputable museum dedicated to the painters of Skagen, the artist colony with painters such as Krøyer, Anna &...

Fossil- og Molermuseet

The moler emerged about 55 million years ago at the bottom of a big ocean. The ocean also covered the area, in which Mors and Fur are placed today. Th...

Lindholm Høje Museum

At Lindholm Høje Museum in Nørresundby, history comes alive right next to the burial site. You will find two exciting exhibitions about the Vikings at...

Vendsyssel Historiske Museum

Vendsyssel Historiske (Historical) Museum, Hjørring Vendsyssel Historical Museum is a treasure trove of all the good stories from throughout Vendsyss...

Aalborg Historical Museum

At Aalborg Historical Museum, plenty of exciting experiences await you and your family. Explore the great history of Aalborg city, and there will also...

Museums Center Hanstholm

Visit Denmark's largest bunker museum in Hanstholm.

The Franciscan Monastery Museum

Go three meters below one of the busiest shopping streets in Aalborg. Experience the well-preserved medieval ruins of the Franciscan monastery and see...

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Walk in the footsteps of Vikings

Explore the history of the Vikings in North Jutland. The Viking markets take you back to a simpler time and you will feel the authentic atmosphere.

Vikings in North Jutland

North Jutland is abundant in ancient monuments and stories from the Viking and Iron Age. Find some of these traces at the circular ramparts Aggersborg and Fyrkat or the burial site of Lindholm Høje.

Viking Fair at Lindholm Høje

There are birds of prey, horses, food, battlegroups and viking music. Lindholm Høje once again invites you to Northern Jutland’s largest Viking fair which will take place on the last weekend of June. Meet the Vikings at the top of the hills and enjoy a trip back in time.

Fyrkat Viking Center

Vikingecenter Fyrkat consists of the historic ringfort Fyrkat and the Viking Farmstead, which is 9 reconstructed houses, that together constitute a large Viking property. Both dwelling houses and workshops are built of oak timber with mud-and-wattle walls and thatched roof. The Viking farm...

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