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Elverhoj Museum

1624 Elverhoy Way, Solvang, CA 93463-2704
+1 805-686-1211
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Lovely

For a small museum, this packs quite a punch. There is a video, and of course, several rooms to... read more

Reviewed 8 October 2015
A TripAdvisor Member
Very helpful and courteous staff.

The volunteers at the Elverhoj Museum were courteous, helpful, and knowledgeable, and the displays... read more

Reviewed 12 September 2015
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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.
  • Excellent58%
  • Very good37%
  • Average5%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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1624 Elverhoy Way, Solvang, CA 93463-2704
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Reviewed 8 October 2015

For a small museum, this packs quite a punch. There is a video, and of course, several rooms to view of the way things once were. We spent much more time here than we initially expected because of how interesting it was. There was an...More

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Reviewed 12 September 2015 via mobile

The volunteers at the Elverhoj Museum were courteous, helpful, and knowledgeable, and the displays and art gallery were very good.

Thank davidmillerfineart
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Reviewed 10 September 2015

Elverhoj is a fascinating museum! Displays and restoration of old photos are top notch. Some information was repeated quite a lot. Nonetheless well-worth visiting!

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Reviewed 26 August 2015

Very well done, and the photography exhibit was amazing. Good overview of how the village began and its history.

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Reviewed 11 August 2015

Solvang, a quaint Danish village, is a tourist mecca known for its Danish inspired architecture, aebleskiver's, and shopping all on the main drag and town center. However, off the beaten path is the Elverhoj Museum of History and Art. Originally a private home, the rooms...More

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Reviewed 3 August 2015

This is a beautiful little museum that used to be a home. We learned about Danish history in Solvang. Very peaceful and clean. Friendly and helpful staff.

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Reviewed 26 July 2015

We spent 2 hrs here and really enjoyed it. The quality of the exhibits is very high. Really first class small town museum.

Thank Simon T
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Reviewed 22 July 2015

This is a museum in what used to be a private home, built in 1950, and filled with exhibits that commemorate the founding of Solvang in 1911 and life in the Old Country. There are many artifacts and some period rooms. We came across a...More

Thank tudomany
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Reviewed 17 July 2015

This unique museum is very interactive and is within the walls of a home, built in the 50's to replicate an 1800's Danish farmhouse from the Island of Jutland. The artist/craftsman family that built this home incorporated many examples of ironwork, woodcarving, and architectural features...More

1  Thank suzannesuz
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Reviewed 17 July 2015

The museum is quite small, but there are lot to see and hear about! We spent an hour with two lovely ladies who showed us around, answered our questions, and went out of their way to give us all the information about Solvang they knew!...More

Thank Michael A
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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.
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