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Jelling Mounds, Runic Stones and Church

Gormsgade 23, Jelling, Vejle 7300, Denmark
+45 41 20 63 31
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One of the best museums I ever visited

Amazingly good!!! Free admission!! What impressed me most that there is no a lot of artifacts but... read more

Reviewed yesterday
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Well worth the time

The whole site has to be exeperienced to be believed. The mounds are only a small part of what... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
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Gormsgade 23, Jelling, Vejle 7300, Denmark
+45 41 20 63 31
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Amazingly good!!! Free admission!! What impressed me most that there is no a lot of artifacts but there's a lot information, which is given in an interactive way so even for me as none Danish speaking man still was interesting! A must see place!

Thank PetrasLisauskas
Reviewed 2 days ago

The whole site has to be exeperienced to be believed. The mounds are only a small part of what there is to see here.

Thank Dwav H
Reviewed 5 days ago

A beautiful museum, fascinating church and burial mounds. So well presented and laid out. The stones themselves would be enough to warrant a visit.

Thank Carmonaman
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Having read the Trip Advisor reviews we had high expectations. They were easily exceeded. Friendly staff, interactive displays, everything accompanied by English translation in text or by audio earphones. Our highlight - Superb explanation of the succession of Scandinavian Royalty, illustrated with witty captions. Church...More

Thank Hintonwood
Reviewed 1 week ago

Worth a look if coming into Fredericia by ship. Book a shore excursion or take the train (if you are up on your Danish and fancy a bit of hiking from the port to the Fredericia train station and from the Jelling train station to...More

Thank David B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I'd read that the viking museum is worth a visit and it is certainly an impressive, modern museum with wonderful graphics and interactive displays, and it would make the trip to Jelling a must on its own. The wonderful surprise was that, along with the...More

1  Thank peripateticjim
Reviewed 20 May 2017

pros: it's a really nice destination in a south Danish trip, good to look at the cemetery, historical stones ("Denmark birth certification"), renovated medieval church, it takes onlny 15-20 minutes cons: lack of (English) information by the stones

Thank Lliviabp
Reviewed 8 May 2017

This is a very lovely historical site which I would highly recommend. We were very surprised how few people were there given its historical significance. It is very well presented with a lovely visitor's centre and lots of explanation in English and Danish. You can...More

Thank LAW64
Reviewed 28 April 2017

Once you've climbed up there are great views from the top. You must visit the museum next door, very well laid out

Thank stevetupper
Reviewed 20 April 2017

But we were close by so the kids and I went there an afternoon. Visited the museum which is a very good and interactive place, the kids enjoyed it. The surrounds the Stones/ ruins was fun to see and talk about. A big effort has...More

Thank Michael4715
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Ron T
Did you go there from Copenhagen? I mapped it's done it looks to be around 3 hours away. Did you hire a tour guide or go on your own? Thanks for the info!!
7 July 2016|
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Response from Sharyn T | Reviewed this property |
No we were staying nearby,but we did go on our own no tour guide needed
What are the hours the church is open?
15 June 2015|
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Response from Birte L | Reviewed this property |
All day