Museums in Denmark
Gentofte Fire Museum was opened on May 17 in 1987 – on the 85th anniversary of the Gentofte fire brigade. The museum is located in a unique building inside Gentofte municipality’s old fire station from 1909. The Collection shows the development of the fire brigade from the mid 19th century until today. You can see the hand syringes from the old spraying houses and motor fire engines – including Northern Europe’s oldest Danish-built automobile spray from 1919, Triangle syringes from the 1930s and an officer wagon from the 1946.
Hjallerup Museum of Mechanics is a historical museum that collects and stores tractors, cars and motors, MC’s, air planes, farming equipment plus other mechanics and mechanical equipment. Even some of the first Danish made electric cars are displayed.
At Jysk Automobilmuseum 160 vintage cars, motorcycles, lorries and fire trucks are exhibited. A wide selection of the Danish fleet of vehicles from 1900-1960, an exciting period with models from the Bonnie and Clyde and Al Capone era. 80 different car brands, representing both known and rare European and American cars and motorcycles.
A local collection of fire trucks and fire engines
The Danish Nimbus Motorcycle Association rented a small building on the premises of the National Industry Museum, where it hosts an exhibition on the history of Nimbus motorcycles.
Local fire museum with a few fire engines.
This is a private collection of cars, motorcycles, mopeds, agricultural machinery, aircraft etc. There are also recreation of small workshops, small shops and the main street of Præstø from the 1950s.
Local fire museum with a few fire engines
PanzerMuseum East is Scandinavia's largest private collection of military vehicles from the Warsaw Pact. Here you will find tanks , Armored Personnel Carriers, Infantry Fighting Vehicles, self-propelled and towed artillery, ground-to-air missile system, field hospital, trucks, jeeps, uniforms, medals, awards and technical equipment such as engines, fire control, radio communications, as well as motorcycles.
The exhibition at the Reersø American Car Museum contains about 40 vehicles from 1939-1995. Here you can experience a journey through the "dollar grind" development, greatness and settlement through the many models through the 50's with fun details and big wings. The 60s with even bigger and powerful engines, as well as new trends with muscle cars and playboy models. The 70s, despite a good start, were quickly characterized by the oil crisis and environmental demands, which put a brake on earlier times resource scarcity.