The Hans Christian Andersen Museum

The fairy tale writer's birthplace is situated in the old precinct. The Hans Christian Andersen Museum opened in 1908 as a museum of the poet's life and work, making it one of the oldest poet museums.

The exhibitions will take you back to the time Hans Christian Andersen's works originated from. You are presented with the man Hans Christian Andersen, his distinctive appearance and his mind. The poet's creative range is shown through his drawings and art.

The museum contains all modern facilities and you can explore Hans Christian Andersen's universe, leaf through his books via PC and hear his tales at the many listening posts.

The museum shop has a comprehensive selection of books in several languages about and by Hans Christian Andersen.

Short film about Hans Christian Andersen's Museum on Vimeo

Opening hours
02/01/2015 - 28/06/2015 Tuesday - Sunday10:00 - 16:00
29/06/2015 - 31/08/2015 Monday - Sunday10:00 - 17:00
01/09/2015 - 30/12/2015 Tuesday - Sunday10:00 - 16:00
Young people (-18 years)
Free of charge: 0.00 DKK

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5000 Odense C


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  • City / Area

    • Odense
  • Classification

    • Saint Hannes Cross
  • Discounts

    • Free entrance with sightseeing card
    • number of persons for group pricing (10)
    • Odense Oplevelsespass
  • General facilities

    • coach/truck parking
    • Restaurant/Cafe
  • Museums, Galleries and crafts

    • Biographies
    • collection
    • cultural history
    • ethnography
    • History
    • local history
    • museum
    • museum shop
    • photography

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  • Coordinates

    Longitude : 10.390362947
    Latitude : 55.398241740