The Danish Railway Museum

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Attractions
Museums
Address

Dannebrogsgade 24

5000 Odense C

Contact

Email:info@jernbanemuseet.dk

Phone:66136630

Nostalgia and memories at the Danish Railway Museum

In the middle of Odense, just besides the railway station, the museum houses an authentic roundhouse building from 1954. Here you can experience the history of the railway in Denmark up close. We have 21 train tracks with iconic locomotives and carts. Take a peek into the royal wagons, experience 1st class travel and see Denmark's oldest working steam engine from 1868. You have access to many of the museum's locomotives and carts. You can sit on the wooden seats in the two-story Klampenborg wagon, stand in the cab on the steam locomotive from 1954 and enter the postage wagon. You can also visit exhibitions about H.C. Andersen's train travel and rail safety. Or experience the Coupe of Dreams, which is a poetic and sensual exhibition about Interrail and Wagons-Lits, where staged environments and coupes tell the story of the Dane's train journeys to foreign destinations.

Especially for the kids

The big locomotives fascinate children of all ages. You may touch, play and explore our many cars and locomotives. The smallest guests will love the Children's Train Station, which is a children's railway station. Outdoors, we have a new, large, learn and play area with a huge steam locomotive and a water tower from which you can slide. Every day you can take a ride on our mini train, either inside the museum or out doors. Outdoors we have a brand new mini train plant, staged with child-sized historical railway environments. You start the trip at Copenhagen Central Station. Along the way, you drive over the old Little Belt Bridge, through a Great Belt Ferry and a small railway town. The mini trains are modelled from a real train such as the MY locomotive and the MY jet train.

All activities are free once the entrance fee is paid. Children under 5 years are free of charge.

Address

Dannebrogsgade 24

5000 Odense C

Opening hours

02 Jan 19 / 23 Dec 19

Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun

10:00 - 16:00

26 Dec 19 / 30 Dec 19

Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun

10:00 - 16:00

24 Dec 19 / 24 Dec 19

Tue

10:00 - 13:00

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