Today the house is located in one of the most expensive neighbourhoods, in 1805, however, it was situated in the poorest part of town. Actually, Andersen himself denied ever having set foot in "that hovel". When you stand in one of the small rooms, it is easy to picture just how difficult an existence the young Hans Christian was born into and what an achievement it was, that he ended up an internationally celebrated writer in his own lifetime
Tickets at the Hans Christian Andersen Museum 150 meters down the street.
Hans Jensens Stræde 45
5000 Odense C
10:00 - 16:00