There are many attractions and sights in Aarhus. Not least, there are several museums in the city. But Århus also offers some very special Viking attractions that are definitely worth a visit. Here you get a list of the most important.
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Hikuins Blood revenge!
Become the main character in a Viking drama. There has been a murder in the center of Aarhus – 1000 years ago! And the main character in the drama is you!
The corpse is located at the Viking Museum
You have probably never experienced this before. An AudioMove Drama is a listening drama experienced through the mobile phone. The offer is for everyone! You get to experience history, Aarhus and theater in a whole new way. The drama starts at the Viking Museum where you find a corpse. It is not difficult to see that the body has been subjected to a crime. And if you are brave enough, you can go back to the Viking Age and solve the mystery of who the killer was. Contact the Tourist Office for details.
The Old City
This attraction allows you to meet daily life as it was in the 16th century. Here are more than 75 houses and shops that look the way they did back then, and where you can shop and eat what you did in the old days. The Old City is truly a living museum. The address is Viborvej 2 and you can take bus no. 3, 14, 25 and 55 to the museum.
On Skt. Clemens Torv 6 you will find the Viking Museum in a basement. This is exactly the place where the Vikings founded Århus, or Aros, in the 800s. Here you will find Viking objects such as clothing, weapons, ornaments, as well as models of the Viking city of Århus during Harald Blåtann’s time. Open weekdays from 1000 to 1600, except Thursdays where it closes 1730. The museum is free!
Everyone needs some peace of mind, and then there are hardly better places to visit than a botanical garden. The edition you find in Aarhus is one of the city’s oldest parks and also very popular. All plants are described and named with the help of signs, so you probably learn something too. The park is open year-round.
If you are interested in archeology and ethnography then this is the place for you. The biggest attraction is arguably the Brauballeman who is an Iron Age man, and with it more than 2000 years old! The address for the Moesgård Museum is Moesgård Allé 20, (Højbjerg, south of Aarhus).
ARoS Art Museum
All art and design enthusiasts should take a trip to ARoS in Aros Allé 2. There is good quality in the collection which consists of art from virtually the world. In many ways, this is an adventure house that offers a lot for both children and adults. And from the top floor you get a top view of Aarhus on the purchase.
Danish Poster Museum
This museum is fun to visit, otherwise the only museum of its kind in Denmark. You can see almost half a million posters from almost every country in the world. The Danish Poster Museum is located in Den Gamle By, (see above) and is open every day of the week from 1000 to a minimum of 1700. Entrance tickets about NOK 100 for adults.