IJzertijddorp in Lejre

This museum, not far from Roskilde, tells the story of 10,000 years of Danish history. The buildings here are life-sized reproductions set in a historic landscape, consisting of prehistoric monuments and houses from the Iron Age, the Viking period and the 19th century. Living history re-enactors bring history to life, showing how people lived in the distant past.

The museum stands on a large site measuring 43 hectare (over 400,000 square metres),where visitors can take a stroll through history.


Sagnlandet Lejre
Slangealleen 2
4320 Lejre

Lejre museum. Map Google Maps

For more information see http://www.sagnlandet.dk/en/

Reconstructed dolmen
Iron Age House
Living history in the Iron Age house
Many schoolchildren visit the museum
A reconstructed sacrificial site
A glimpse inside a mesolithic house
A reconstructed megalithic monument from the Viking period
And of course there is a shop!

Text                 Harrie Wolters

Translation     Alun Harvey

Vorig artikelRolverdeling in de Prehistorie
Volgend artikelValerie Trouet ‘Wat bomen ons vertellen’
Harrie Wolters is algemeen directeur van het Hunebedcentrum.


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