What you can see in one day - for history buffs
Are you obsessed with history? Do you love exploring how people lived in the past? Then you have come to the right place. The historic quarter sets the stage and attractions such as Møntergården, Train Museum, Odin's Odense and the Funen Village provide insight into Danish history.
Indoor History Attractions
In the city centre, within walking distance of the old town, you can explore Danish railway history and Denmark's (and especially Funen's) antiquity and recent history, visit Kramboden in Nedergade and much more. If you are up for a slightly longer walk, you can also dive into Funen's military history and visit a bunker from the Cold War era.
Odense City Museum Møntergaarden
In the heart of Odense's historic district is Møntergården – a cultural oasis comprising lovely courtyards and beautiful buildings from the 16th century to the present day.
The Danish Railway Museum
In the middle of Odense, just beside the railway station, the museum houses an original roundhouse building from 1954. Here you can experience the history of the railway in Denmark up close.
Kramboden (The old Store)
Kramboden is situated in a listed merchants house from the 16th century. Now as before this museum shop is a real shop with a good range of antiques, NOS (new old stock) or good museum copies.
Museum of Everyday Life in the 20th Century
Tidens Samling is an everyday museum of fashion, design and interior decoration in the 20th century. There are two exhibitions, the permanent one and a special exhibition.
Odense Bunker Museum
Would you like to explore a fully intact 450 m2 nuclear bunker from the 1950s?
This bunker has been restored to pristine condition and includes a majority of the original artefacts from the cold war ...
The Funen Military History Museum
At the Funen Military History Museum, you can dive into the Funen war history, the history of the Funen soldiers, the Funen resistance movement and the Funen Home Guard. The story of the Funen militar...
Open Air History Attractions
Just outside the city centre you will find museum gems like the Funen Village and Odin's Odense that focus on 18th century farm life and the Iron Age in Denmark respectively.
The Funen Village - Open Air Museum
Go back in time to the Funen open-air museum - with rural structures from the 18th and 19th century - a complete village environment has been recreated, with half-timbered buildings, fences, farm anim...
Odin's Odense - Iron Age and Viking Age
Welcome to our history - Discover our living past in a village that shows life in the Iron Age and the Viking Age, which lasted from app. 500 BC to about 1100 AD. In Odin's Odense, you can try for you...