Defence and Garrison Museum

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The Aalborg Defence and Garrison Museum in Aalborg, Denmark, covers all components of the Danish Total Defence organization. All the exhibitions tell the story on development within the Army, the Air Force, the Home Guard, the Police, and the Rescue Services with emphasis on the period since the Second World War.

Furthermore you will find comprehensive exhibitions on the occupation period in Denmark 1940 - 1945 and on Aalborg as an important garrison city since 1779.

The museum is located in a historically interesting building in the western part of Aalborg - a huge hangar with side buildings, erected by the German occupation forces at the seaplane base - Seefliegerhorst Aalborg - they established at Aalborg in 1940.

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Coordinates: 57°3′22″N 9°52′58″E / 57.05611°N 9.88278°E / 57.05611; 9.88278