Welcome to Museum Østjylland

Museum Østjylland is a museum focusing on the history and culture of Randers and environs from the earliest times to the present.

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Addresses and opening hours

The Museum is located in different places around Randers and Djursland. 

Admission: The Museum Østjylland is free to all visitors.

Ebeltoft

The old Townhall and The Siamese Collection
In the Townhall you find the guardroom, the courtroom, where the civil weddings since 1972 take place, the old livingroom from Mols and exhibitions dealing with the history of the town. In the basement you still find traces of the dungeons. The Siamese Collection is a considerable ethnographic collection from the old Thailand.

Address:
Museum Østjylland
Juulsbakke 1
8400 Ebeltoft

Open:
1 June - 31 August: Tuesday - Sunday, 10-16.
1 September - 31 May: Thursday - Sunday, 12-15.

Ebeltoft Historical Archives

Ebeltoft Historical Archives collects photos, archival documents, newspapers and more connected to the city and the region's history. The archive covers the geographical area that formed Ebeltoft municipality prior to 2007.

Address:
Ebeltoft Byhistoriske Arkiv
Kirkegade 30
8400 Ebeltoft

Open:
Monday, Tuesday and Thursday, 10-15. Closed throughout July.

Old Dyers Yard in Ebeltoft

In the middle of the busy main street in Ebeltoft, you will find the charming Old Dyers Yard, where farmers in the region had their yarn and hand-woven clothes dyed.

Address:
Farvergården
Adelgade 15
8400 Ebeltoft

Open:
1 June - 31 August: Tuesday - Sunday, 10-16.

Randers

Here you can see Denmark's most modern Medieval exhibition, where kids can dress up as nuns, monks, noblemen, knights or cobblers.

Address:
Museum Østjylland - Randers
Stemannsgade 2
8900 Randers C

Open:
Tuesday - Sunday kl. 10–16.

Crafts Museum

This is the place to get a glimpse of living craft history with fire in the forge, mortar on the trowel and paint on the brush. Some of the workshops are manned during opening hours.

Address:
Håndværksmuseet
Lille Rosengård 16
8900 Randers C

Open:
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday, 12-16.

Randers Cityarchives

Randers Cityarchive collects and preserves archival material from the geographical area that formed Randers before 2007. In the archive you can find personal and family history material, a large collection of photographs, local maps, property records, institution records and more.

Address:
Randers Stadsarkiv
Stemannsgade 2
8900 Randers

Open:
Tuesday 13-16 and Thursday 11-16. Closed throughout July.

Grenaa

Visit the museum in the cosy merchant’s house in Grenaa. Here you can see prehistoric finds from Djursland and interior from the 18th and 19th centuries.

Address:
Museum Østjylland - Grenaa
Søndergade 1
8500 Grenaa

Open:
Tuesday - Sunday, 10-16, Wednesday 19-21.