EXPERIENCE THE LEGENDS OG THE VIKINGS, FACTS ABOUT HISTORY AND RICH ARCHAEOLOGICAL FIDINGS
Lejre was the royal seat and center of power during the late iron age and in the Viking age
Not just for a single king or a short period of time, but for more than 500 years
Excavations throughout the last three decades has painstakingly added new pieces to the overall picture which clearly shows the great impact the dynasty of Lejre has had on the history of Denmark
On the webpage, you can find information about contact and opening hours, so you can plan your next visit to Lejre Museum
NOTE: From April 17th to mid-August 2023, the bridge over Holbækmotorvejen (i.e., on Orehøjvej near Gevninge) will be renovated. Please be aware that this may affect your route to Lejre Museum. During this period, Bus 207 will not operate from Lejre Station to Gl. Lejre.
THE ODIN FIGURINE
This silver-figurine found at the excavations at Lejre shows the mythological god Odin, sitting on his chair with two ravens by his side.
The finding of the figurine gives us a unique insight into how religion and power was practiced in Lejre during the Viking age
You can experience the Odin-figurine among other rich archaeological findings at the exhibition at Lejre Museum.
January – march: Closed; except for week 8 monday – sunday 11 am – 4 pm
April – october: Tuesday – Sunday 11 am – 4 pm, as well as mondays in week 14, 22, and 42, 11 am – 4 pm
1.11 – 31.12: Closed
Adults: 60 kr.
Groups (min. 15 pers.): 50 kr. pr. pers.
Age 0-17 år: Free