COVID-19 info

Open to read more:

Requirement for test-documentation and facemasks has been abolished.

We ask you to still take care of your fellow human beings:

Keep a safe distance to people

Wash your hands often or use hand sanitizer

Cough or sneeze into your sleeve.

Please pay attention before entering a gateway or a narrow path.

Please contact our staff if you have any questions.

Hours of opening

Oktober 1st – June 14th
Tuesday – Sunday 10 AM – 5 PM
Open Monday 18th of October
Closed on: 24/12, 25/12, 31/12 + 1/1

All opening hours

June 15th – June 30th
Daily, 10 AM – 5 PM

August 1st – August 31st
Daily, 10 AM – 5 PM

September 1st – September 30th
Daily, 10 AM – 5 PM
*H.C. Andersen’s Childhood Home and Møntergården Museum are closed on Monday, September 20th and 27th.

We give you a 50 % discount on your ticket until 31 October – and on your next visit!

– Because parts of the museum have yet to be completed – and because we are still testing and working on installations.

– Our headsets – an important part of the experience – are not yet in rotation.

What can you experience?
– An architectonic masterpiece offering a unique visual experience.
– Your visit will give you a taste of the final result.
– The Memorial Hall with its beautiful murals.
– “Deilig” – our eatery – is open.

What is missing?
– The H.C. Andersen Garden opens soon.
– Look forward to visiting Ville Vau – the children’s universe.


Your ticket also gives you access (on the same day)
to H.C. Andersen’s Childhood Home and Møntergården, a museum about Odense and Funen.

How to find us

Find your way to the here.
Our entrance is right next to H.C. Andersen’s Birthplace,
on Hans Jensens Stræde 45, 5000 Odense City.

There are several car parks in the vicinity. NB: You pay to park in city centre car parks. Click into to find the car park you prefer. Odense P car park is closest to the museum.

By bus
Buses stop at Hans Mules Gade. From here, there is less than a five-minute walk to the museum. If you choose to travel by bus to Odense Railway Station, there is no more than a 10-minute walk to the museum. For timetables, see the Fynbus website.

By train
The museum is about 10 minutes’ walk from Odense Railway Station. For timetables, see the DSB website here.

Light rail
Will stop close to H.C. Andersen House. We will update information here when the light rail opens.

Practical Info

The exhibition at the museum is intended to be an all-round creative sensory experience with a constant interplay of sound, light and scenery.

Food and drink
Visitors are not permitted to bring their own food and beverages inside museum. However, you are welcome to enjoy your packed lunch in the museum gardens. Of course, you are more than welcome to drop into DEILIG, the museum’s own eatery. Information about DEILIG here.

You may not bring rucksacks or large bags into the museum.

The museum is a no-smoking area

We regret that pets are not allowed in the museum. Assistance dogs are welcome.


There is easy access throughout H.C. Andersen House for wheelchair users and other disabled people.

The exhibition at the museum is intended to be an all-round creative sensory experience with a constant interplay of sound, light and scenery.

For the hard of hearing
The hard of hearing should expect somewhat less of the experience. It is not currently possible to receive a printed copy of the audio track.

For the visually disabled
The many visual elements of the exhibition represent the lion’s share of the experience. The visually disabled should expect much less of the experience. Even if you are visually disabled, you can enjoy an entertaining tour around H.C. Andersen House, e.g. by listening to the audio track.

Personal care assistants at work get free admission to the museum. Please show your care assistant ID card

Prams and pushchairs are not allowed in the exhibitions. Parents are welcome to loan one of the museum’s pushchairs (limited number of pushchairs available).

There are lifts and accessible toilet facilities.

Contact details | +45 6551 4601
The lines are open: Mon-thurss 9:00-15:00 og Fri 9:00-12:00

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