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Elverhoj Museum

Open Now: 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Open today: 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Good wat to understand

Its a little history lesson on how Solvang came to be, doesn't take long and if you are in the area... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Neil R
Ascot, United Kingdom
Beautiful museum

Absolutely worth the visit. This old house is beautiful and well taken care of, the displays are... read more

Reviewed 16 October 2018
Daniel M
São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil
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Housed in the former home of a Solvang family, this musuem is devoted solely to Danish culture and the Danish-American experience.
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1624 Elverhoy Way, Solvang, CA 93463-2704
+1 805-686-1211
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Its a little history lesson on how Solvang came to be, doesn't take long and if you are in the area worth a pop in.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Neil R
Reviewed 16 October 2018

Absolutely worth the visit. This old house is beautiful and well taken care of, the displays are very well organized and the history of the Danish immigration and settlement in Solvang is very well told.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Daniel M
Reviewed 16 October 2018

We went to the Elverhoj Museum on Saturday 10/13 and were very impressed. Having gone to Solvang many times i knew some of the history but it was very informative to actually hear about how it was founded and what it has gone through over...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Hans T
Reviewed 30 August 2018

this little time capsule is gorgeous and well kept. it is maintained by donations they don't charge but ask for a small donation like 5 dollars it is like walking back in time to and old village and they also have a small art gallery...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank RNA_13
Reviewed 29 August 2018

It's a short walk from downtown Solvang. The museum is free but donations is generously accepted. It's not a big museum, it's actually a house donated to the city to be the repository of the history for the community. Take a guided tour only in...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Renato L
Reviewed 7 August 2018

We love visiting Solvang, but it took us a few trips to finally get around to visiting the Elverhoj. It's a decent sized house built by early residents of the area. The architecture and construction details were fun to examine. There's a good selection of...More

Date of experience: December 2017
1  Thank James W
Reviewed 2 August 2018

When you come to the town of Solvang be sure to visit this museum because the docent had volumes of history. Also we learned our way around from here after renting a four passenger bike earlier. The art work of Nancy Yaki was on display...More

Date of experience: July 2018
2  Thank Joestuffsda
Reviewed 11 July 2018

My family of four visited Solvang on July 1, we stopped at the visitor center for some advice on what to see, the woman there directed us to the Elverhoj Museum as they were only open until 4pm that day. We walked the 3 blocks...More

Date of experience: July 2018
2  Thank Julie T
Reviewed 7 July 2018

This is a gem you shouldn't miss. It is small but has a lot of interesting times from the early days of the Danish settlement in Solvang. They also have a small art gallery. The docents were great and very quick to show, and explain...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank fungramma51
Reviewed 12 June 2018

We spent a delightful time meandering through this former home, now museum. The other reviews give insights into the amazing craftsmanship that went into building this former home in the traditional Danish style. Having recently been to Denmark we loved seeing the detail & historical...More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank Catherine H
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Hanh N
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It's open Wednesday through Sunday. All details can be found on the Elverhoj website. Trip Advisor does not allow the posting of websites here, but if you Google Elverhoj Museum you will find it.