The Hans Christian Andersen House & Museum

The house where the world famous fairy tale writer was born is located ind the historic quarter in Odense and is part of the Andersen Museum. The Hans Christian Andersen Museum opened in 1908 featuring the poet's life and work, making it one of the oldest poet museums.

The exhibitions will take you back to the time Hans Christian Andersen's works originated from. You are presented with the man Hans Christian Andersen, his distinctive appearance and his mind. The poet's creative range is shown through his drawings and art.

The museum contains all modern facilities and you can explore Hans Christian Andersen's universe, leaf through his books via PC and hear his tales at the many listening posts.

The museum shop has a comprehensive selection of books in several languages about and by Hans Christian Andersen.

Please note that opening hours may differ during holidays, visit website.

Short film about Hans Christian Andersen's Museum on Vimeo

Opening hours

03/01/2017 - 25/06/2017 Tuesday - Sunday 10:00 - 16:00
26/06/2017 - 31/08/2017 Monday - Sunday 10:00 - 17:00
01/09/2017 - 31/10/2017 Tuesday - Sunday 10:00 - 16:00

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Bangs Boder 29
5000 Odense C


+45 65514601


  • Classification

    • Saint Hannes Cross
  • Discount

    • Odense Oplevelsespas
  • Facilities

    • Restaurant/Cafe
    • Service Dogs allowed
    • Museum shop/News stand
    • Coach park
  • Subjects of the collections

    • Cultural history
  • Type

    • Historical museum



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