KunstCentret Silkeborg Bad

Central Jutland

This former spa dates from 1883 and is now a beautiful, modern art space, with permanent works and changing exhibitions of art, sculpture, ceramics, glassware, design and architecture. It's surrounded by parkland (always open) featuring contemporary sculpture. It’s about 2km southwest of town; catch local bus 10.

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