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Knud Rasmussens Hus

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Visit the home of a famous Danish explorer

The great thing about Danish attractions is that on the whole they let you roam free and allow you... read more

Reviewed 5 August 2016
Richard P
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Bristol, United Kingdom
Outstanding sea-view from home of great arctic explorer

Knud Rasmussen (1879-1933) was among the greatest arctic explorers after the generatíon of Amundsen... read more

Reviewed 3 August 2016
Gunnar G
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Copenhagen, Denmark
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“Visit a beautiful house owned by a famous old danish explorer”
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The house was built in 1917, while Knud was away on The 2nd Thule Expedition. Rather than being a traditional summer residence for the family, the house came to be a place for Knud to immerse himself in his work away from the bustle and social...more
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Knud Rasmussensvej 9, Hundested 3390, Denmark
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Reviewed 3 September 2018 via mobile

This is so stunning - U must go there. His 🏠 is fascinating - but the surrounding is breathtaking so close to the see! U must sit there in tranquility and let the view conquer you brain and mind. This is Zen 😀😀😀🙏More

Date of experience: September 2018
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helleelisabethc, Museumsmedarbejder at Knud Rasmussens Hus, responded to this reviewResponded 4 September 2018

Thank you very much for the kind words and the rating. We are glad you found the house of Knud Rasmussen fascinating and also that you had a pleasant and interesting time here. Great that you took your time to enjoy the breathtaking view too....More

Reviewed 29 July 2017

Enjoy a moment of beauty and history by visiting Knud Rasmussen's House. It is a beautiful old house, home to one of Denmark's great Arctic explorers. There is a great view of the small city of Hundested, and the fjord.

Date of experience: October 2016
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Reviewed 21 December 2016

Our ship was the first cruise ship into Hundested, and we were treated royally by everyone. This visit to the house was free for all us cruisers. The locals were very informative. For our visit they wore jerkins with the words 'Ask me, I'm local',...More

Date of experience: May 2016
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Reviewed 9 August 2016

We visited Knud Rasmussens Hus whilst walking along from Kikhavn to Hundested. It is very interesting, with plenty of information on the explorer's life. Well worth a visit to discover about this arctic explorer. For info there is also a lighthouse nearby.More

Date of experience: August 2016
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Niklas B, Museumsassistent at Knud Rasmussens Hus, responded to this reviewResponded 29 August 2016

Thank you so much for the kind words and the rating. It is a beautiful walk from idyllic Kikhavn, past the Lighthouse and the House of Knud Rasmussen to the vibrant summer atmosphere of Hundested Harbour. We are glad you found time to visit the...More

Reviewed 5 August 2016

The great thing about Danish attractions is that on the whole they let you roam free and allow you to touch things and really enjoy the experience. This house is no exception - it is really well done (exhibits with English explanations) and gives a...More

Date of experience: August 2016
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Niklas B, Museumsassistent at Knud Rasmussens Hus, responded to this reviewResponded 29 August 2016

Thank you for the review and the rating. It is good to hear that you have such positive experiences with Danish museums in general. We all do our best. At the House of Knud Rasmussen specifically, we have gone to great lengths to ensure the...More

Reviewed 3 August 2016

Knud Rasmussen (1879-1933) was among the greatest arctic explorers after the generatíon of Amundsen et. al. He made seven major expeditions to Greenland and the Arctic, the fifth (1921-24) being the most important reaching as far as the Pacific Ocean (18.000 km). In this house...More

Date of experience: August 2016
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Niklas B, Museumsassistent at Knud Rasmussens Hus, responded to this reviewResponded 29 August 2016

Thank you very much for the review and the rating. We are very pleased that you have taken to the history of this great arctic explorer. An arctic trailblazer, Knud Rasmussen led a short but eventful life comparative to the likes of Amundsen, Nansen, and...More

Reviewed 27 July 2016

Beautiful house and interesting museum with relics from Greenland and other arctic areas, located only a few steps out of the interesting Hundested Harbour

Date of experience: July 2016
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Niklas B, Museumsassistent at Knud Rasmussens Hus, responded to this reviewResponded 29 August 2016

Thank you for the kind words and the rating. We are proud to be numbered among the many interesting sites and activities in the wonderful port town of Hundested.

Reviewed 16 June 2016

Went into this house/museum when on a cruise visit to Hundested in May this year. There was very little there and most of the few information signs that were there were only in Danish. I do not think it waranted the admission charge of almost...More

Date of experience: May 2016
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Niklas B, Museum Assistant at Knud Rasmussens Hus, responded to this reviewResponded 18 July 2016

Thank you for your review. We are sorry to hear that your visit to The House of Knud Rasmussen did not live up to your expectations. We have striven to make the house appear as it did when Knud Rasmussen was alive, electing not to...More

Reviewed 7 June 2016 via mobile

We enjoyed Nature here. Simply a stunning view to the Kattegat Ocean👍Unfortunately, we came to late for entering the house/museum, but we'll do that another time.More

Date of experience: June 2016
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Niklas B, Museumsmedhjælper at Knud Rasmussens Hus, responded to this reviewResponded 9 June 2016

Thank you so much for the review and the rating. We are happy that you enjoyed the scenery. It is indeed picturesque. It's no wonder, Knud Rasmussen picked this particular spot for his Hundested house. Do come back another time and visit The House of...More

Reviewed 29 May 2016 via mobile

The home of Demarks greatest Explorer. Lovely pictures and photos from hvis mand trips to Greenland. The House is situated in a beatiful spot.

Date of experience: May 2016
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Niklas B, Museumsmedhjælper at Knud Rasmussens Hus, responded to this reviewResponded 1 June 2016

Thank you so much for your positive review and rating. We are happy that you enjoyed your visit. Have a wonderful summer.

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Response from Niklas B | Property representative |
Thank you for your question. During the previous cruise ship visits there have shuttle buses from the harbour to The House of Knud Rasmussen. They were arranged not by us but by the Harbour Management and a cooperative of... More
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