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Odd little museum... Worth a visit

Firstly, the location... Underground, below the streets of Aalborg. Then the entrance... Via a coin... read more

Reviewed 3 November 2018
107adriany
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Leiden, The Netherlands
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Interesting stop

This is a little museum we stumbled across in Aalborg. It's underground, and it cost kr 40 to call... read more

Reviewed 30 March 2017
Cristiana H
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The "Gråbrodrekloster Museet" is an underground museum 3 m below one of the busiest pedestrian streets, Algade in Aalborg. In the museum, the history of the Franciscan monastery is told as well as the history of a. o. the market place, the unknown...more
Suggested duration: < 1 hour
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Algade 19 | Underground, Aalborg 9000, Denmark
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Reviewed 3 November 2018 via mobile

Firstly, the location... Underground, below the streets of Aalborg. Then the entrance... Via a coin operated lift. You will need 40 Kr, in coins, to get in. That's 40 Kr for the lift, be that one person or more. Finally the museum... Between the excavated...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Nordjyllands Hi... M, PR-chef at Graabrodrekloster Museet, responded to this reviewResponded 8 November 2018

Thank you for taking the time to review our museum. Unfortunately, we do not have the resources to individually respond to every review, but please be assured that your comments have been read and taken into account in our continued efforts to improve our service....More

Reviewed 22 September 2018 via mobile

Must be the smallest museum of all. But fascinating to see the foundation of supermarket. Some brill exhibits. You need 40 dk in coins. I was lucky, the couple waiting for the lift said just come along. The 20 minutes around was just not worth...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Nordjyllands Hi... M, PR-chef at Graabrodrekloster Museet, responded to this reviewResponded 8 October 2018

Thank you for taking the time to review our museum. Unfortunately, we do not have the resources to individually respond to every review, but please be assured that your comments have been read and taken into account in our continued efforts to improve our service....More

Reviewed 23 January 2018

Well worth the time and kroner! This unmanned museum is an incredible value - 40 DKK for an elevator load. For the 4 of us it was well worth the pocket change and a chance to see what's hiding underneath the modern shopping area of...More

Date of experience: January 2018
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Nordjyllands Hi... M, PR-chef at Graabrodrekloster Museet, responded to this reviewResponded 26 January 2018

Thank you for taking the time to review our museum. Unfortunately, we do not have the resources to individually respond to every review, but please be assured that your comments have been read and taken into account in our continued efforts to improve our service....More

Reviewed 10 October 2017 via mobile

This was the very first time when I visited museum of this type. And I don't mean history museum with ruins and artefacts. I mean, museum without employees. The museum in located underground near the shopping centre. Above the ground there is only glass elevator...More

Date of experience: May 2017
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Nordjyllands Hi... M, PR-chef at Graabrodrekloster Museet, responded to this reviewResponded 24 October 2017

Thank you for taking the time to review our museum. Unfortunately, we do not have the resources to individually respond to every review, but please be assured that your comments have been read and taken into account in our continued efforts to improve our service....More

Reviewed 30 March 2017

This is a little museum we stumbled across in Aalborg. It's underground, and it cost kr 40 to call up the elevator. Once there, you can see the ruins of an old Franciscan friary, and layers of the medieval city in the sediment. It was...More

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank Cristiana H
Reviewed 15 December 2016

You are taken by a lift directly from the vibrant pedestrian street down to the excavated remenants of the monastry and the graveyard around. It dont take long and is well worth the time and money. Entrance fee is 40 kroner per 250 kg transported...More

Date of experience: November 2016
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Reviewed 19 August 2016

The museum is underground and is accessible by an elevator. The 40kr to take the elevator serve as ticket, no matter how many people you are. The information are very interesting and displayed very well, from more general to more detailed. There are small lights...More

Date of experience: August 2016
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Reviewed 11 August 2016 via mobile

Little Nice museum. It does not take long to see. Er took about 30 min. It only cost 40kr Per 250 kilo😂. So it is cheap if you are a lot of Skinny people. You have to have coins on you. You cannot use a...More

Date of experience: August 2016
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Reviewed 13 August 2015

The entrance is an elevator at street level that takes you down to the site. You pay for the elevator to take you down. There are two corridors with excavations of old buildings on the site. Interesting displays and English captions. Allow about an hour.

Date of experience: August 2015
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Reviewed 19 May 2015

I had read about this museum - accessible via an elevator at street level outside a department store - and decided to visit, as it was a Sunday and almost everything else was closed. The price for the lift is actually 40kr, not 20 as...More

Date of experience: May 2015
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