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Roskilde Museum

The town museum of Roskilde tells the story of one of the most important towns of Denmark and of the area around Roskilde and Lejre from prehistoric times to the present day.

The museum received a Nordic award for the exhibits of the rich collections which were made in collaboration with the famous Danish artists Maja Lisa Engelhardt and Peter Brandes.

They include a.o.:
- The auroch of Himmelev
- Lejre - the medieval town of kings and bishops
- Costumes, textiles, earthenware, silver and topographic paintings from
  more modern times
- A unique collection of toys

Roskilde Museum has a number of branches: The Lützhøft's Købmandsgård, The Craft MuseumThe Butcher's shop, The Tadre Mill and The Skt. Laurentius church ruins an tower

Furthermore, the museum is in charge of the museum of the Roskilde Cathedral.

Opening hours

01/01/2016 - 31/12/2016 Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday, Sunday 11:00 - 16:00
01/01/2016 - 31/12/2016 Wednesday, Friday 11:00 - 21:00

Admission Price


25.00 DKK



Pensionister og Studerende

15.00 DKK

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Sankt Ols Stræde 3
4000 Roskilde


+45 46316529


  • Discount

    • Copenhagen Card - discount
  • Facilities

    • Museum shop/News stand
    • Possibility for active participation
  • Subjects of the collections

    • Viking period
    • Arts and crafts
    • Textiles
    • Cultural history

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Longitude : 12.083797964184
Latitude : 55.642290321556