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Kulturhistorie omkring Thorsminde - Thyborøn

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Storm. Forlis. Død. Katastrofer. Vores historie er skrevet med barsk blæst og har til alle tider handlet om livet med det store hav i hovedrollen. Her skete 1. Verdenskrigs største skibsslag. Ingen familie her er gået fri. Men i kontrasternes land møder du også liv, havblik og nærvær.

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Døeshøjene
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Døeshøjene

The cluster of mounds northwest of Holstebro consists of 25 protected and 10 partially levelled mounds from the Stone and Bronze Ages.

Tventy-three mounds were already protected in 1885.

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Stubber Kloster
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Stubber Kloster

The remains of the Stubber Convent are on a small peninsular on the west bank of the Stubbergård Lake.
In the Middle Ages, it was a Saint Benedict convent. The precise age of the convent is unknown. I...

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Tvis Monastery
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Tvis Monastery

On 24th March 1163, Buris Henriksen was seated in his farmstead in the company of distinguished guests. In addition to King Valdemar I of Denmark the company included two bishops, three Cistercian abb...

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Tvis Mølle - Watermill
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Tvis Mølle - Watermill

Tvis Mill is an old watermill, which is located near the ruins of Tvis Monastery, approx. 4 km from Holstebro.

The mill has been here since Prince Buris' time.

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Klosterruten - Pilgrimages around Holstebro
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Klosterruten - Pilgrimages around Holstebro

Pilgrimages used to be a kind of creed where you walked in the footsteps of Christ, but the two routes arranged around Holstebro offer only a chance to hike or wander in the hilly country of history, ...

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Aa-Mølle
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Aa-Mølle

Aa-Mølle – A rare gem by the Limfjord

Aa-mølle (a water mill) is approximately 500 years old. It began working in 1495. The mill has now been restored and has been working since 1999.

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Store Ryde Mølle
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Store Ryde Mølle

Store Ryde Mølle near Vinderup is hundreds of years old and is idyllically situated in hilly terrain.

The distinguished old mill consisted of both farm, mill, bakery and grocery trade and has belonge...

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The Brickworks Museum - University Extension Skærum Mølle

The brickworks museum at Folkeuniversitetscentret Skærum Mølle by Vemb is the first of its kind.

The brickworks museum is housed in the old smithy from 1875 on the site where Vosborg Teglværk / Skæru...

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Sevel Kalkværk - Lime works
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Sevel Kalkværk - Lime works

Sevel Kalkværk (Lime Works) is part of an exciting industrial adventure, where the geology in the form of 60-65 million year-old limestone has created jobs and history.

The oldest limestone graves in...

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Hike - Sir Lyngbjerg Plantation
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Hike - Sir Lyngbjerg Plantation

Sir Lyngbjerg Plantage at Holstebro is an attractive natural area rich in cultural and geological heritage, which the place still bears.

Enjoy the view from the view tower at the highest spot in the ...

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Gjellergaard - Homestead farm
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Gjellergaard - Homestead farm

The restored building stands as a representative of the West Jutland fisherman's building style. The old part of the farm is arranged as a hometown museum, where there is an exhibition and sale of han...

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Open Air Museum Hjerl Hede - Architecture
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Open Air Museum Hjerl Hede - Architecture

 

The open-air museum Hjerl Hede is one of Denmark's finest open-air museums. Here you can explore and see how people lived 100-200 years ago.
There is also many opportunities to study the beautiful o...

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Rydhave Slot
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Rydhave Slot

The beautiful castle is mentioned for the first time in 1300.

The ghost of the castle, the holy Birgitta, is said to still be wandering around.

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Landting Hovedgaard
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Landting Hovedgaard

The history of Landting Hovedgård can be traced back to before 1200, where it was inhabited by Tyge Kabbi and Mrs. Ide.

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Nørre Vosborg Manor
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Nørre Vosborg Manor

Nørre Vosborg is a unique manor house with a history of 700 years. With this quote,

Hans Edward Nørregaard-Nielsen has pinpointed the special atmosphere of Nørre Vosborg:

“Nørre Vosborg is the place w...

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Pallisbjerg Manor House
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Pallisbjerg Manor House

Palisbjerg, former manor near Staby by Nissum Fjord.

The place is presumably named after Court judge Palle Juel, whom acquired the estate Padbjerg in 1560 from the Crown. He made it the core of sever...

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Experience the Iron Coast
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Experience the Iron Coast

The west coast of Jutland was feared by seamen for centuries. In stormy weather the sea was rough, and erratic current conditions easily led a ship on a catastrophic course. The west coast of Jutland ...

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Bovbjerg Lighthouse
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Bovbjerg Lighthouse

Bovbjerg Fyr today functions as a cultural center and is run by 160 volunteers who come up with crazy, fun and fun events, where the community is a major driver.

You can experience everything from cl...

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Flyvholm Redningsstation
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Flyvholm Redningsstation

Flyvholm Redningsstations beskedne bygning med de karakteristiske korslagte Dannebrogsflag på den grønmalede port ligger lige inden for diget mellem Langerhuse og Vrist. 

Redningsstationen ved Langer...

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Jernstøberiet
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Jernstøberiet

Jernstøberiet i det gamle Holstebro åbnede i 1852 og blev i 1880 ombygget, som var tegnet af Randersarkitekten Frits Ulddall.

I 1914 og 1916 tegnede arkitekt Thorkild Andersen nye tilbygninger til je...

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Gæstgivergården Phønix
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Gæstgivergården Phønix

In 1904 the old inn in Holstebro was bought by Niels Chr. Breinholt and rebuilt into the building that stands there today. Now the Giestgivergaarden Phønix serves as a historic restaurant in the old H...

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Traktormuseum Vestjylland
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Traktormuseum Vestjylland

It is pure nostalgia for tractor nerds when Anders Poulsen in Nørre Nissum near Lemvig invites you inside his Tractor Museum.

Connoisseurs will swoon over the exhibited tractors and agricultural impl...

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VW & Retro Museum Ulfborg
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VW & Retro Museum Ulfborg

VW & Retro Museum Ulfborg is a family museum in West Jutland, which guarantees memories of "the good old days"

- here is everything the heart desires within VW cars and accessories, as well as a larg...

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Gørding Fjord House and Bird Tower
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Gørding Fjord House and Bird Tower

In Gørding you will find a bird observation tower with a great view and the small fjord house with finder du et fugletårn med en god udsigt og det lille fjordhus med fishing gear from the fjord.

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Dragonmuseum - The Historic Collection of the Jydske Dragonregiment
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Dragonmuseum - The Historic Collection of the Jydske Dragonregiment

The Dragon Museum, Jydske Dragon Regiments Historical Collection is located at the Base in Holstebro. 

The museum contains historical effects from "The Randers Dragons" until today with main emphasis...

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Danish National Guard Museum
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Danish National Guard Museum

The history of the Home Guard is the history of all of Denmark.

At the Home Guard's historic center in Holstebro, you come back to the brave Danes in the resistance movement, to the post - war years ...

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Sea War Museum
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Sea War Museum

Sea War Museum Jutland in Thyborøn tells the story of the naval war in the North Sea during the First World War with emphasis on the largest naval battle in world history - the Battle of Jutland, whic...

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Strandingsmuseum St. George
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Strandingsmuseum St. George

In 2019, Strandingsmuseum St. George received the European Museum Award "The Silletto Prize" for its strong local anchoring and dissemination in a captivating way.

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Holstebro Museum
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Holstebro Museum

Holstebro Museum displays natural and cultural history for the Holstebro region:

Collections and exhibitions tell the story from ancient times to the present. Here you can immerse yourself in the Sto...

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Lemvig Museum
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Lemvig Museum

Lemvig Museum shows the development of life in the countryside, fishing on the sea and fjord, shipwreck of rescue services.

The exhibitions include works by the local artists such as the poet Thøger ...

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Jens Søndergaard's Museum
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Jens Søndergaard's Museum

Right on the slope by the North Sea and the impressive nature, you get the opportunity to get both a nature experience and an art experience by visiting Jens Søndergaard's Museum.

Here you will find ...

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Sneglehuset - The snail house
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Sneglehuset - The snail house

The snail house in Thyborøn is completely unique. - lined with thousands of snail shells and conch shells both inside and out.

Fisherman Alfred Pedersen was a true artist with a great deal of patienc...

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Museum - The Old Post Office
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Museum - The Old Post Office

The Old Post Office is a little museum in Holstebro.

Sale of new stamps, stamping and first stamping of stamps with the post office own day stamp.

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The Old Town Hall
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The Old Town Hall

The Old Town Hall in Holstebro, courthouse and jail from 1846, is culturally interesting and listed in 1960. Woman on Chariot by Alberto Giacometti usually stands in front of the Old Town Hall. She wi...

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Holstebro Railway Station
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Holstebro Railway Station

Holstebro Railway Station was built in 1904 after blueprints by chief architect of the Danish State Railways (DSB) Heinrich Wenck, who among other things has built the Central Railway Station in Copen...

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Odd Fellow Brotherhood
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Odd Fellow Brotherhood

The Odd Fellow building in Holstebro was designed by the well-known architect from Holstebro Kr. Jensen. The mansion-like style of the house has since been widely admired, and has been the ideal setti...

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The Tvind Mill
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The Tvind Mill

"The Tvind Mill is a 54 meter high wind turbine. It is an impressive building, constructed by the pupils of the school with the advice of experts.

The construction of the mill started in 1975, and toda...

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Hike - The History Course through Holstebro
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Hike - The History Course through Holstebro

Find your way in Holstebro, The History Course and experience the historical buildings and sights on the approx. 3.5 km route.

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Culture Backpacks - Holstebro Bibliotek
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Culture Backpacks - Holstebro Bibliotek

Experience Holstebro in a different way with a culture backpack from Holstebro Children’s library.

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