Hans Christian Andersen's fairytales
From June 27th to August 13th
Activities all days from 10am-3.45pm - saturdays 12-3.45pm
Meet Clumsy Hans, the Princess on the Pea, the vain emperor and other characters from Hans Christian Andersens world famous fairy tales from the 19th century. During the day there will be short plays and the fairy tale characters will mingle with the audience.
From June 29th a self-guided-tour for children will be available for free at the entrance: Once Upon a Time There Was a Boy - Seven stops in Hans Christian Andersens childhood, where the author's poor upbringing can be experienced through the old houses and historical gardens at the Open Air Museum, only 30 minutes from central Copenhagen.
While you are there you can:
- shop in the 1930s Coop-store
- visit the early 19th century in the house from Stenstrup, where there will be cooking on the open fireplace, pumped water, churned butter and other activities every day
- take a horse carriage ride (30 DKK per person)
- visit old houses, farms and mills from all over Denmark, northern Germany, Sweden and the Faroe Islands