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For more than 200 years, from its foundation in 1758, the Gunpowder Works in Frederiksværk was the principal supplier of gunpowder and explosives to the Danish armed forces. This open air museum offers a unique glimpse into the history of the...more
This unique museum dates back to the mid 17th century and powder has been produced here for more than 200 years both for military and civilian purposes. You get a fine impression of how the work was done and how dangerous it was. The ticket...More
Date of experience: August 2016
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Niklas B, Museumsassistent at The Gunpowder Mill Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 29 August 2016
Thank you for the review and the rating.
It is fitting that you should mention the uniqueness of the Powder Mill Museum in Frederiksværk. It is indeed one of a kind. The state of preservation of the buildings and the machinery is equal to none....More
Interesting industrial site showing production of gunpowder. The buildings and production equipment are well kept and make an educational setting for families. It's easy to get engaged in the history just watching the different buildings, functions and equipment. Some are in movement showing how the...More
Date of experience: July 2016
Niklas B, Museumsmedhjælper at The Gunpowder Mill Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 18 July 2016
Thank you very much for your review. We are happy that you enjoyed your visit to The Gunpowder Mill Museum. The degree to which the buildings and machinery are preserved is what makes the museum unique.
If it were possible, we would increase wheelchair accessibility....More