The Art Museum in Tønder exhibits the best art from the North from approx. 1880 until today. The museum shows, moreover, special exhibitions with works from the rich design tradition in the North. All exhibitions are presented in large, light and sensuous rooms, which in themselves strike a Nordic note. The building is from 1999.
Today the Water Tower houses a museum for the famous furniture architect Hans J. Wegner's present from year 1995. The present consists of 37 chairs, which he meant would represent his design in the best way in his hometown Tønder.