Lindholm Høje Museet


This museum adjoins the Lindholm Høje Viking burial site and explains its history, and has displays on archaeological finds made during its excavation. Murals behind the exhibits speculate on how the people of Lindholm lived.

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1. Lindholm Høje

0.08 MILES

The Limfjord was a kind of Viking motorway providing easy, speedy access to the Atlantic for longboat raiding parties. It’s not surprising, then, that the…

2. Waterfront

1.92 MILES

The Aalborg waterfront promenade, extending east from Limfjordsbroen, is a great example of urban regeneration, taking what was a scruffy dockside area…

3. Jørgen Olufsens House

2.03 MILES

Jørgen Olufsen’s house was built by a wealthy mayor in 1616 and now operates as a cosy Irish pub.

4. Helligåndsklostret

2.05 MILES

An alley off CW Obels Plads leads to the rambling Monastery of the Holy Ghost, which dates from 1431 and is home to some fascinating frescoes. The…

5. Aalborghus Slot

2.06 MILES

An anachronism among all the waterfront development, the mid-16th-century, half-timbered Aalborghus Slot is more an administrative office than a castle,…

6. Utzon Center

2.08 MILES

This impressive 700-sq-metre design and architecture space, with its distinctive silver roofscape, sits pretty on the waterfront. It's the last building…

7. Aalborg Historiske Museum


Just west of Budolfi Domkirke is the town's history museum, with artefacts from prehistory to the present, and furnishings and interiors that hint at the…

8. Jens Bangs Stenhus


This five-storey Renaissance edifice was built by a well-heeled merchant in 1624. Today there's a jewellery store at ground level.