Attractions


ARoS

your rainbow panorama ARoS

With its 20.700 m2 spread across 10 floors, ARoS is one of Northern Europe’s largest art museums.
Both the art and the architecture is of international class and offers high quality experiences.
Above ARoS’ roof floats the permanent artwork by Olafur Aliasson called Your rainbow panorama, a 150 meters long and 3 meters wide, circular panoramic path built in glass in all the colors of the spectrum. Here you get an unique, 360o view of Aarhus city and bay painted in rainbow colors.

ARoS Allé 2
8000 Aarhus C
http://www.aros.dk/

Den Gamle By

Den Gamle By Aarhus

Consisting of 75 historical houses from 24 cities across Denmark, it’s like entering a smaller Danish market town in the 16-, 17- and 18-century with houses, shops and workshops once you enter Den Gamle By – “The Old Town”.
Den Gamle By is a 3-star attraction in the Michelin Guide and is an unique world class exhibition.
So come by and meet the people of the past, visit their living rooms and kitchens or enjoy the smell in the old bakery. Play games from days past or explore the big exhibitions of the museum.

Viborgvej 2
8000 Aarhus C
http://www.dengamleby.dk/

Moesgaard Museum (Momu)

Moesgaard Museum Aarhus

Moesgaard Museum offers an experience in cultural history in unique surroundings with archaeological and ethnographic exhibitions.
A visit to Moesgaard Museum gives you the opportunity to get to know the people behind the displayed items through dramatized stories. The permanent exhibitions at the museum offer a new view on the past and its people, as well as an anthropological look on societies of the world. In addition, Moesgaard hosts temporary exhibitions, showcasing the world’s most astounding cultural heritage.

Moesgård Allé 15
8270 Højbjerg
http://www.moesgaardmuseum.dk/

Natural History Museum

Naturhistorisk Museum Aarhus

Go to the Museum of Natural History in Aarhus and meet a rich collection of exciting animals. Experience giant mammoths or tigers as well as all the cute animals seen in their natural habitat. Here you get the chance to explore the great universe of animals you didn’t even know existed.
Biologists and nature experts at the museum are always ready with exciting stories about animals and nature. You can also go explore the museum and discover the answers to many interesting questions.

Wilhelm Meyers Allé 210
Universitetsparken
8000 Aarhus C
http://www.naturhistoriskmuseum.dk/

Steno Museet

Steno Museet Aarhus

Take the family out for the day and go explore the fascinating development of natural and medical science on Steno Museet.
In the museum’s planetarium, you can see shows about galaxies, planets and other exciting sky phenomena. In the nice-smelling, medical herb garden, you can relax and enjoy your own packed lunch.

C. F. Møllers Allé 2
8000 Aarhus C
http://sciencemuseerne.dk/steno-museet/ 

Marselisborg Palace

Marselisborg Slot Cees van Roeden

Located in Aarhus is Marselisborg Palace which is the summer residence for Queen Margrethe and Prince Consort Henrik. Surrounding the palace is a park with small lakes, a rose garden and different works of art.
The palace is not open for the public, but the park is open when the royal family isn’t residing at the palace. When the Queen is staying at the palace, there will be changing of the guard by the Royal Guard at noon every day.

Kongevejen 100
8000 Aarhus
http://kongehuset.dk/

Marselisborg Deer Park

Dyrehaven hjort

In Marselisborg Deer Park you can experience various types of deer, ducks and boars up close.
The animals may be fed with fresh fruit and bread. Entrance is free from sunrise to sunset. But remember that even though you can walk freely among the animals, they’re not pets and in certain situations they can be dangerous.
You find the Deer Park south of Aarhus in Thors Skov, which is part of Marselisborg woods.

Ørneredevej 6
8270 Højbjerg
http://www.aarhus.dk/

Greenhouses and Botanical Garden

Vaeksthus Botanisk Have Aarhus

In the greenhouses in the heart of Aarhus, you can go exploring in 4 different climate zones with beautiful flowers and impressive plants. The Botanical Garden is one of Aarhus’ biggest and most visited parks and it offers experiences for all the senses. The garden consists of vast lawns with big, freestanding trees, as well as small closed green spaces. A stream runs through the entire garden where it creates three lakes before it runs further down through Den Gamle By.

Peter Holms Vej
8000 Aarhus C
http://sciencemuseerne.dk/botanisk-have/

The Latin Quarter

Latinerkvarteret Aarhus

The Latin Quarter is the oldest part of Aarhus. Some of its buildings dates back all the way to the 16th century. The narrow cobblestone streets and beautiful houses offers a special scenic experience. In the Latin Quarter you find a perfect mixture of the things offered by the many specialty shops, the many craft workshops and the tempting menus of the cafes and restaurants.

Covers the streets:
Mejlgade, Guldsmedgade, Badstuegade, Klostergade, Volden, Studsgade, Borggade, Rosensgade, Graven, Pustervig Torv og Kloster Torv
8000 Aarhus C
http://latinerkvarteret.dk/


Activities


Tivoli Friheden

Tivoli Friheden Aarhus

Tivoli Friheden is Aarhus’ amusement park, placed in walking distance from the city center in the beautiful Marselisborg forest. With 4 rollercoasters, 40 rides, stalls, games, playgrounds and lasergame, it is filled with entertainment for both children and adults.
During the season, Tivoli Friheden offers everything from concerts with both Danish and international artists to exciting events for the whole family.
In Tivoli Friheden, there are several different dining places, but also the opportunity to bring your own food and barbeque in one of the idyllic barbeque areas.

Skovbrynet 5
8000 Århus C
http://www.friheden.dk/

Aarhus Aadal Golf Club

Aadal Golf Aarhus

If you wish to spend your time on an unique golf course in the middle of a beautiful nature area with view of Ådalen and Aarhus itself, then Aarhus Aadal Golf Club might be for you.
In addition to its 18 hole championship course and a challenging Pay & Play course, Aarhus Aadal Golf Club also have lots of exciting things to offer, like a putting green, chipping and pitching greens, as well as a sheltered driving range for use in all kinds of weather. This means there is something for everyone, no matter skill level, so you only need to get going!

Brydehøjvej 35
8462 Harlev
http://www.aadalgolf.dk/

Pinds Mølle Put & Take

Pindsmølle Put & Take Aarhus

Pull on an old sweater and go fishing at Pinds Mølle Put & Take.
Pinds Mølle is open for fishing 24 hours in the day, all year around. So come and enjoy the beautiful nature and wildlife. In the lakes you can fish for rainbow trouts. There is a great chance for catching something as Pinds Mølle releases fish into the lakes several times a day.
So grab your fishing equipment and bring friends and family to enjoy a couple of wonderful hours at Pinds Mølle Put & Take.

Pindsmøllevej 35
8362 Hørning
http://pindsmoelle.dk/

RaceHall

RaceHall Aarhus

At RaceHall, you get speed and ferocity in Europe’s biggest indoor Go-Kart center. Here you get experiences for both children and adults.
Kids down to 90cm can get a ride in a twin go-kart while kids taller than 120cm can drive a go-kart with a speed of 70 km/h.
RaceHall also offers the chance to go skiing. Here you get to try both skis and snowboards.
This is a place for both beginners and the more experienced, and at RaceHall you find a strong team of instructors who can help and guide you all the way through.

Hasselager Centervej 30
8260 Viby J
http://racehall.com/

Legelandet.dk

Legelandet Aarhus

At Legelandet.dk, they have 5.000 m2 of activities for all ages. Here you can do everything from a 18 hole round of golf to a “swim” in the ball pit. Among other things, you find bouncy castles, an obstacle course, a megaslide, giant building blocks, a huge jungle gym and much, much more.
So bring along your lunch basket or buy your lunch at the cozy family café and enjoy a lovely day at Legelandet.dk.

Holmstrupgårdvej 18
8220 Brabrand
http://www.legelandet.dk/

Aarhus Music House

Musikhuset Aarhus Symfoni

With an area of approx. 35.000 m2, the Music House is one of the North’s biggest cultural centers. With six halls and nine stages, this building hosts approx. 1.500 events with everything from small children’s theatre acts to concerts with both promising new artists and international stars, as well as musicals, comedy, dancing, opera and symphony concerts.
So spend an evening in the Music Hall in Aarhus and enjoy one of the many great shows.

Thomas Jensens Allé
8000 Aarhus C
http://www.musikhusetaarhus.dk/

Attractions and Activities

Updated on 2017-05-24T11:21:40+00:00, by ml.