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Hans Christian Andersens Childhood Home

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This is a small house in which H.C. Andersen lived his childhood. You can imagine their life in... read more

Reviewed 4 November 2018
32Morten
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Finland
A good place to learn more about the Father of great fairy tales

After visiting HC Andersens museum and birthplace, we went to this home. This place is a little far... read more

Reviewed 18 October 2018
LisaWellOz
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Melbourne, Australia
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Andersen recalled his childhood with nostalgic pleasure. From the age of two until he was 14, he grew up in a poor – but also loving – home which provided him with inspiration for many of his fairytales. Come and sense the really special atmosphere...more
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Munkemoellestraede 3, Odense 5000, Denmark
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We really enjoyed our visit. We were in the city to visit the HCA sites and were not disappointed. Recommend

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank organicgirl48
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Two hundred years ago Odense was filled with cobblestone streets. The architecture of the buildings was amazing. Despite coming from a simple family I found this area to be charming and delightful. Worth seeing the area of one of the world's best writers!

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 4 November 2018

This is a small house in which H.C. Andersen lived his childhood. You can imagine their life in this place. Worth to visit.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank 32Morten
Reviewed 18 October 2018

After visiting HC Andersens museum and birthplace, we went to this home. This place is a little far from the 4 other places in HCA trail. Our visit one more time made us love and admire Andersens more, whose humble beginnings created great things in...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank LisaWellOz
Reviewed 15 October 2018

One of the lovely buildings on the HCA trail in Odense. To get the full story, follow the footsteps in the pavement.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Bob W
Reviewed 4 October 2018 via mobile

OK - it was a pretty damp day we were there, and the whole area from here to the centre of Odense was torn up, hoarded off and under construction so we probably didn’t see it at its best. I’m sure it will be fine...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Frank D
Reviewed 20 September 2018 via mobile

We enjoyed walking through the rooms furnished at the time of HC’s life. It is part of the entire HC complex of interesting history exhibits.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Ellen D
Reviewed 14 August 2018 via mobile

Okay if you visit the other places in the guide you get from the museum but not worth doing alone. There is a leaflet with a guide showing the main places to visit in the town if you want to find out about Anderson.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank vrumley
Reviewed 13 August 2018

It was great to view his childhood home (between 2-12 years of age). We knew nothing about his life or upbringing, so it was good to see & learn of this. It gave some ‘insight’ into many of his Fairytales

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Jennie Z
Reviewed 8 August 2018

I might not have bought just this ticket, but because it was part of the 5 & 1 price we did go in and it was informative. It's a very small house and could get crowded, but they did have information to read about his...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Richard A
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