M/S Søfart i Helsingør

Art and culture in Elsinore

Photo: Daniel Rasmussen

Helsingør is blessed with many cultural zealots who help to create life and experiences within art and culture in various settings: from art routes in nature to museums and cultural activities around the city.

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Kronborg Castle - UNESCO World Heritage
Photo: Thomas Rafn-Larsen

Kronborg Castle - UNESCO World Heritage

Drama-packed Kronborg is one of Northern Europe’s finest Renaissance castles. 

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The Culture Yard
Photo: Thomas Gundel

The Culture Yard

Helsingør Municipality's central cultural centre for concerts, lectures, debates, film, theatre, family events and festivals all year round. 

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M/S Maritime Museum of Denmark
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M/S Maritime Museum of Denmark

Experience award-winning architecture and interactive exhibitions in the maritime surroundings of Kulturhavn Kronborg in Elsinore.

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HAN
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HAN

The sculpture HAN - in English He - is Elsinore's latest edition and has in recent years' been the most debated work of art.

On the 2nd of June 2012, the polished steel sculpture of a young man sitti...

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Shakespeare Festival
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Shakespeare Festival

Experience Shakespeare's intense dramas with Kronborg Castle as a backdrop. The open-air Shakespeare Festival takes place every year in August at HamletScenen in Elsinore.

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The Danish Museum of Science and Technology
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The Danish Museum of Science and Technology

Does your kid dream of becoming a fighter pilot or perhaps of sitting behind the wheels of one of the very first cars? The Danish Museum of Science & Technology is the perfect playground for curious c...

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Øresund Aquarium
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Øresund Aquarium

Meet the sea creatures in the Sound and become more aware of the mysterious life under the sea. The Sound Aquarium is Denmark’s cosiest aquarium, where you can meet and touch the many marine animals l...

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Marienlyst Palace
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Marienlyst Palace

Marienlyst Castle is located just north of Helsingør with a unique view of the Øresund.

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Elsinore Walk
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Elsinore Walk

Elsinore Walk is a stroll through the town that has become world-famous for UNESCO Kronborg Castle and Shakespeare’s play Hamlet.

The self-guided town walk ‘Elsinore Walk’ is a unique walk through El...

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Elsinore Town Museum
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Elsinore Town Museum

Elsinore's local museum is housed in the former Carmelite Building.

Its collections provide a picture of the town's history from medieval and Renaissance finds via the period of the Sound Dues to our...

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Some more inspiration from the area

Get tips for things to do in Helsingør and the surrounding area here

Oplev maritim kulturhistorie på M/S Museet for Søfart
Hop onboard a piece of world class maritime cultural history
Hammermøllen i Hellebæk
A day in the scenic surroundings of North Zealand
Villa Strand Hornbæk | Daniel Rasmussen
Old school laid back charm abounds in Hornbæk
MM/S Museet for Søfart i Helsingør nord for København
A family day in Elsinore