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Moesgaard Museum

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Henning Larsen, Arkitekt Kristine Jensens Tegnestue
 
location Hojbjerg
function museum
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The Moesgaard Museum is a place where the nature and landscape, architecture and culture meet. Skåde, the hilly area south of Aarhus gives this museum its unique position, visible from the sea. The green roof stretches out from the landscape and is a place where the summer weather can be enjoyed to the fullest. The heart of the building itself is the foyer where the ticket sales, the museum shop and the public café are situated. From here, one can enjoy the impressive view of the Aarhus Bay through great glass walls. The building and the exhibition work together as the building gradually slopes down into the ground, like an excavation of the different layers of earth and time. The permanent exhibition is a time travel to the Viking era of Aarhus. But there is also enough room for temporary exhibitions and events.

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Moesgaard Museum
Address
Moesgaard Allé 15
Denmark
http://www.moesgaardmuseum.dk/en/
Project is public!
Opening hours Tuesday, Thu - Sunday: 10.00 - 17.00 h, Wednesday 10.00 - 21.00 h, Monday: closed
How to get there? City bus 18 Mejlby/Elev – Moesgård leaves from Downtown Aarhus (Park Allé). Regional bus no. 100 stops near the museum. Exit the bus on Oddervej/Moesgård Allé and walk about one kilometer on beautiful Moesgård Allé to the museum. There is plenty of (free) parking space.
Completion 2014
Floor area/size 16000 m2
Main designer, Architect, Interior architectHenning Larsen
Landscape architectArkitekt Kristine Jensens Tegnestue
 
Project ID 20253
Latitude/Longitude 56°05'19N 10°13'24E
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