The best museums in Aarhus in 2022

These are the top 10 best museums in Aarhus, Denmark, ranked by their rating and popularity in 2022. Click a museum for more information about the museum, including visitor information, exhibitions and reviews.

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These are the best museums in Aarhus:

  1. ARoS Aarhus Kunstmuseum1

    ARoS Aarhus Kunstmuseum

    Aarhus
    The ARoS Aarhus Kunstmuseum is an art museum in Aarhus. The museum comprises a total of 20,700 square metres on ten floors, which makes it one of the largest art museums in Northern Europe. The ARoS Aarhus Kunstmuseum features four galleries, the ARoS Focus gallery, a floor with installations. In ea
  2. Moesgård Museum2

    Moesgård Museum

    Aarhus
  3. Den Gamle By3

    Den Gamle By

    Aarhus
    Den Gamle By is an open-air town museum in Aarhus that is focused on illustrating Danish town culture. The museum consists of 75 historical buildings collected from 20 settlements from all over Denmark. The town with its buildings as a whole is the main attraction but most buildings can also be visi
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  5. Aarhus Botanical Gardens4

    Aarhus Botanical Gardens

    Aarhus
  6. Women's Museum in Denmark5

    Women's Museum in Denmark

    Aarhus
    The Women's Museum in Denmark (Kvindemuseet i Danmark) is a history museum in Aarhus that is housed in the former city hall and police station of the city. The museum is dedicated to the cultural history of women in Denmark. The musuem is housed in the former Aarhus City Hall from 1857.
  7. Natural History Museum Aarhus6

    Natural History Museum Aarhus

    Aarhus
    The Natural History Museum Aarhus is a museum in Denmark that is situated in the Aarhus University campus. The museum holds collections of various mammals, birds, skeletons, mollusks, springtails, corral and animal tracks. Only small parts of the entire collection are on display in the Natural Histo
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  9. Viking Museum7

    Viking Museum

    Aarhus
    The Viking Museum is a small history museum in Aarhus that is devoted to the city's Viking Age. The museum is located on the site of the archaeological excavations from 1960 that are on display inside the museum. The excavations consisted of various Viking Age structures, various items, and parts of
  10. Museum Ovartaci8

    Museum Ovartaci

    Aarhus
  11. Occupation Museum Aarhus9

    Occupation Museum Aarhus

    Aarhus
    The Occupation Museum Aarhus (Besaettelsesmuseet) is a history museum that is housed in the former city hall and police station of the city. The museum is dedicated to the history of Aarhus during the occupation by Germany during World War II. The former city hall served as the Gestapo headquarters
  12. Steno Museet10

    Steno Museet

    Aarhus
    The Steno Museum (Steno Museet) is a science museum that is dedicated to the History of Science and Medicine and is part of the Faculty of Science & Technology of the Aarhus University. The museum features scientific instruments and many interactive activities.

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