Danish Museum of Hunting and Forestry

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Danish Museum of Hunting and Forestry
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Part of the buildings
Established 1907
Location Hørsholm, Denmark
Coordinates 55°52′33″N 12°30′08″E / 55.8757°N 12.5023°E / 55.8757; 12.5023Coordinates: 55°52′33″N 12°30′08″E / 55.8757°N 12.5023°E / 55.8757; 12.5023
Director Ditte Baagøe
Website Official website

The Danish Museum of Hunting and Forestry (Danish: Dansk Jagt- og Skovbrugsmuseum) is a state-owned museum in Hørsholm exhibiting objects connected with the history of hunting and forestry in Denmark

History[edit]

The museum was established in 1942. It is based in the former farm buildings of Hirschholm Palace.[1]

Exhibitions[edit]

The exhibitions consist of three collections:

  • The Hunting collection illustrate the history of hunting in Denmark from ancient times until the present day.
  • The forestry collections focus on tools and used in forestry before c. 1850.
  • An exhibition about modern forestry with machines used in recent times and equipment used by workers in the industry. Children can try it on and enter the machines.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Dansk Jagt- og Skovbrugsmuseum" (in Danish). Gyldendal. Retrieved 2010-01-04. 

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