The culture-historical Museum Østjylland was founded in 1872, making it one of the oldest and biggest local museums in Denmark.
There is changing special exhibitions, fascinating digital exhibitions and activities for children at the museum. The permanent exhibitions tell the story of life in the area from the first inhabitants around 100,000 years ago up to present day.
FROM RUNIC STONE TO "BUHLSKE STUER"
See the runic stone from Mejlby which tells the dramatic tale of a voyage across the sea with images and lights. You can also see paintings in the "Buhlske Stuer", a collection of rooms belonging to an art collector dating from the 1900s with 334 works of art, including 48 etchings by Rembrandt.
A NEW PREHISTORIC-AGE IS ON ITS WAY
And the the museum is ready with a whole "new" prehistoric exhibition, which opens on October 7th this year!
The museum's guests will be able to enjoy 125,000 years of local history about the Randers region and its inhabitants living there during this period. The exhibition is titled "life by the fjord" and comes with amazing scenography, digital delivery and inspirational storytelling
DENMARK'S MOST MODERN MEDIEVAL EXHIBITION
Be sure to visit Denmark's most modern Medieval exhibition, where kids can dress up as nuns, monks, noblemen, knights or cobblers. Try your hand at a Medieval game or explore what lies behind the exhibition's computer screens!
There is free access to the museum, and the special exhibitions and events can be seen at the website.