Hans Wegner chair in Vandtårnet art museum in Tønder

Museum Sønderjylland

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Museum Sønderjylland’s exhibition venues, museums and cultural environments provide great experiences and a wealth of knowledge within archaeology, art, history and natural history. 

At Sønderborg Castle, you’ll learn about the dukes, the wars and the Reunification.

In Tønder, you can experience northern European art in a fascinating interaction with the finest handicrafts from the 17th century up to the present day, as well as being able to sit in Wegner chairs in the former water tower, Vandtårnet, where you can enjoy views of the town of Tønder and the surrounding marshes.

In Aabenraa, you’ll meet art produced by local artists and artists that have an affiliation with Sønderjylland in Sønderjylland’s smallest and cosiest castle.

In Gram, you can take the family on a hunt for 10-million-year-old fossils. We also encourage you to visit our other exciting museums and participate in their numerous activities.

Welcome to great experiences, exciting activities and a wealth of knowledge throughout Sønderjylland.

Did you know that...

Sønderborg Castle is one of Sønderborg’s Top Attractions? If you have a combi-ticket for Sønderborg’s Top Attractions, you’ll be able to visit each of the five attractions – Universe Science Park, History Centre Dybbøl Banke, Sønderborg Castle and the iconic windmill at Dybbøl Mølle – once during the course of the season. The combi-ticket costs DKK 449,- for adults and DKK 289,- for children between the ages of 5 and 15. The ticket is valid from the day you buy it until 20 October 2024 – so you’ve got plenty of time to visit all four attractions. The combi-ticket can be bought online or at tourist office in Sønderborg.

Experiences for the whole family

Each year, Museum Sønderjylland puts on more than 100 activities in the form of lectures, city walks, trips into the marshes, guided tours, etc. On all holidays, children are the key area of focus, with a variety of indoor and outdoor activities. See which activities and where at msj.dk.


Further information about all the places to visit as part of Museum Sønderjylland

Senior citizens at Sønderborg Castle enjoying the game about the famous Sønderjysk Kaffebord

Sønderborg Castle

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Much more Sønderjylland...

Sønderjyske soldater i skyttegraven under 1. Verdenskrig - måske Verdun
World War I in Sønderjylland
Oversigtsbillede i Frøslevlejren i Sønderjylland
The Frøslev Camp and the white busses
Historiecenter Dybbøl Banke - engelsk
History Centre Dybbøl Banke
Andholm Batteri - intact bunker in Defence Line North
The Northern German Defence Line 1916-18
Stock photo: Zeppelins outside the hangar at the Zeppelin base in Tønder
Zeppelinbasen by Tønder
Barnacle geese in Tøndermarsken in frosty weather
World Heritage in the Wadden Sea

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