Are you curious about our shared history and what has shaped Denmark as we know it today?
Then, you’re at the right place.
Get to know the Coastal Land through unusual museums, historic buildings and crazy stories from the distant and recent past.
Visit the Prison ("Fængslet") and feel what life behind bars has been like over the years.
Attractions with a presence of history
The Prison Museum
At the Prison Museum in the old Horsens State Penitentiary, you can experience what it was like to be either imprisoned or employed in the prison system throughout the years. The museum has won awards for its exciting and engaging way of disseminating knowledge and facts – it is worth a vi...
The Industrial Museum (Industrimuseet)
The amazing story about how the industrialization shaped our society and the way we live. It is for everyone and you can experience all of life’s stages. You have stepped back in time and now it is easy to get an impression of what life was like for your parents, your grandparents and thei...