Moesgaard Museum is a museum of international class. It is for sure a top attraction in the Aarhus area. The museum has a strong focus on archaeology. It is located in Højbjerg, a suburb of Aarhus. It is rated 4.5 out of 5 stars on Tripadvisor, so it is worth a visit.
Moesgaard museum has just been renovated in 2015, so it is now one of the most modern museums you can find. It sets new standards for how a museum can display history. You can experience artifacts from Denmark and other parts of the world from the stone age until modern history. You can also get a glimpse of how the Vikings lived their life in Aarhus. The city of Aarhus was founded by Vikings and at that time the name was Aros. Basically it is a journey in time and there are plenty of things to see both for children and adults.
There is a permanent exhibition, but also some special exhibitions that have been remarkable. One of them was a exhibition with real terracotta soldiers from China. That exhibition had enormous success attracting audience from many countries. Find info on moesgaardmuseum.dk for current exhibitions.
Entrance fee: For students the entrance fee is 90 DKK.
How to get to Moesgaard Museum
The Moesgaard museum is outside Aarhus and by bus it is a 24 minutes trip.
City bus 18 Mejlby/Elev – Moesgård leaves Downtown Aarhus (Park Allé).
Moesgård Allé 15, 8270 Højbjerg