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Stories about the old town in the former railway town Otterup

Hear the good stories about the old railway town and experience Otterup in a whole new way! Saturdays from 10 to 31 July.

Experience the former station town of Otterup and hear the exciting historical stories about the Rifle Factory and the railway station. Hear about Denmark's nicest little museum with special stories and exhibitions from the area, hear the stories from the old inn and look at the local archive's exhibition. You can listen to the guides for free, and you choose for yourself whether you only want to participate in one place or all four places.  Ask the guides for some stories in English, as well.
 
The historical town stories in Otterup are arranged in collaboration with Otterup Local Archives and Otterup Museum.
Each story lasts 15-20 min.

Dates: every Saturday from 10 to 31 July

10.00. At Otterup Rifle Factory.
A story about the Rifle Factory, the ammunition factory, Otterup Pipes and Cementware Factory and the station.
 
11.00. At the intersection of Jernbanegade, Bredgade, Langelinie.
A story about the town center with houses and factories.
 
12.00 At the exhibition at the library at the Local Archives.
There will be an opportunity to see and hear about the exhibition.
 
12.30. The Church and the Museum.
A story about the church and the tombstone with the coffins with the Sehestedt family.
A story about the museum's original function as a hospital for the poor, and subsequent visits to the museum with stories about the exhibitions.
 

Price: Free - entrance to the museum is also free. No registration. The museum visit will take place indoors, if corona restrictions allow. If not, the storytelling takes place outside the museum.