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Museums in Denmark

Aalborg Defence- and Garrison Museum

In the largest garrison city of Denmark you find the only museum, which shows exhibitions on all services of the Danish Total Defence. Furthermore, there are comprehensive exhibitions on the occupation period 1940 – 1945 and on the city of Aalborg as the most important garrison in Denmark through many years. In the 10000 square meters of exhibitions guests are welcome to touch most of the exhibits.

Armoured Vehicles and Fire Truck Museum

The museum includes the world's largest collection of Triangel fire vehicles as well as horse and hand drawn fire vehicles dating back to around the year 1700. The collection also contains everything in firefighting equipment over the last 100 years. Among other helmets, uniforms, emblems, ray tubes and hand extinguishers. Furthermore, a large collection of model fire trucks. The other part is devoted to armoured vehicles: "The museum is Denmark's largest collection of military armored vehicles and other effects that are connected to the development of the armor in the Danish defense.

Danish Motorcycle Museum

In 1977 a museum of veteran motorcycles was inaugurated in Stubbekøbing. Today it is one of Northern Europe’s biggest collection of veteran motorcycles. The exhibition starts with the first primitive machines at the close of the 1800’s, and works its way through the 1900’s with its World Wars and the Rock icons of the 60’s up to the breakthrough of the Japanese bikes in the 80’s. We have more than 200 motorcycles in the collection – 11 of which are machines built in Denmark. There is also a radio museum.

Danish Museum of Science and Technology

The Danish Museum of Science & Technology was established in 1911 by Danish Industry and the Crafts Association of Copenhagen. However, the museum's collection reaches further back. Among other things, the museum has scales from the 17th century and a collection of objects used by the famous Danish scientist H.C. Ørsted to discover electromagnetism in 1820, a discovery that made him world famous.

Danish Police Museum

In Copenhagen there’s an old police station from 1884. Over time, the old Station 6 has housed arrested persons, the station managers and unmarried officers who lived in the house big apartment. Today the building is the setting for The Danish Police Museum. The museum is the only one in the country describing the history of the police force. Visitors get a unique insight into a number of criminal cases and the museum also gives an impression of how the Danish police have handled different types of crime and detection methods. Obviously there is a nice selection of police motorcycles as well.

Egeskov Castle

For more than 450 years, Egeskov has stood in its beautiful location in the landscape of Southern Funen. The name Egeskov originally stems from an estate of the same name and, today, Egeskov is famous for being the best preserved moat castle in Europe. Founded in 1967, the Classic Car exhibition houses an outstanding collection of aircraft and motor vehicles. Among the many exhibits on display you can see eight aeroplanes and one helicopter, their ages spanning over a period of approximately 50 years.