Moesgaard Museum

The past is brought to fascinating life at the Moesgaard Museum in Aarhus.

Presenting the past in a magnificent architectural setting
Prehistory presented innovatively in a breathtaking architectural setting makes for a world-class museum experience when you visit the Moesgaard Museum. The past becomes alive and the people in the exhibits will step forward and provide the visitors with a better understanding of the past and how we arrived at where we are in the present.

The evolutionary stairway
The evolutionary stairway at Moesgaard Museum is not only a key element of the architecture, which leads to the various exhibitions of the museum, it is also very much an opportunity for you to see where we human beings originate from.

On the stairs you will see seven hominins. They were members of the tribe Hominini, which means ”human species”, but they don't all look like the modern human being. 

An international attraction
The Moesgaard Museum is a huge attraction not only because of the architectural design of the museum and the exhibitions, but also due to its location in the beautiful natural surroundings south of Aarhus, overlooking the woods and sea. Moesgaard Museum has been awarded two Michelin stars in the Michelin tourist attraction's guide.

The next grand exhibition at Moesgaard Museum will be "the Gladiators of Rome", which will run from the 22nd of April - 11th of September 2016.

A museum experience for everyone
Staged settings, dramatized storytelling, and state-of-the-art research all combine to make the exhibitions at the new museum appeal to visitors of all ages while also creating a sense of bonding, fellowship and shared experience across generations.

Free guided tours every wednesday
Do you want to know more about Moesgaard? Every wednesday you will have the extraordinary opportunity to join free guided tour at 6 p.m. or 7 p.m. at Moesgaard Museum.
The guided tours are free of charge, but you will have to be quick because there is a limit of 20 participants only. 
Meeting place: Behind the ticket check in.

Special opening hours at the Moesgaard Museum
Monday closed (exept week 53, 7,8, 13 and 42)

The museum is open for audience on the following Danish bank holidays: Easter holidays the 24th, 25th, 27th and 28th of march. The 22nd of April, 1st and 5th of May and the 5th of June 2016

The Museum is closed on:
24 & 25 December
31 December and 1 January 2016

When presenting a grand exhibition at the museum, there will be a small extra charge to the entrance fee.


Opening hours
02/01/2016 - 30/12/2016 Tuesday, Thursday - Sunday 10:00 - 17:00
02/01/2016 - 30/12/2016 Wednesday 10:00 - 21:00
110.00 DKK - 130.00 DKK
90.00 DKK
90.00 DKK

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Moesgård Allé 15
8270 Højbjerg


+45 87394000


  • Classification

    • Saint Hannes Cross
    • Accessibility - Easy access
  • Discount

    • AarhusCard (30% rabat)
  • Facilities

    • Packed lunch permitted
    • Restaurant/Cafe
    • Activities for children
    • Coach park
    • Museum shop/News stand
  • Subjects of the collections

    • Cultural history

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  • Coordinates

    Longitude : 10.221293384
    Latitude : 56.088013449

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