Historical collections Farvergården - The Dyer’s Yard

The main concentration of the collections is on country and town life from about 1750 until the present time, with the richest representation from 1850 - 1950. Geographically, the country and the town are about equally represented, but due to the location of the museum, the immediate vicinity (the market town) is weighted more strongly than outlying towns and villages.

Kerteminde Museum, (its former name), was run by a volunteer association for the first 50 years, with the only employee being a caretaker / ticket seller. The museum founders were mostly concerned with preserving objects from the fast-changing way of life in agricultural and market town society. Therefore, the older collections cover mostly traditional areas like crafts and trades including their inventory of tools, etc., housekeeping, handicrafts of various types, though often lacking full descriptions. All in all, the collections consist of 8000 numbers of registered items, though sometimes one number covers several objects. The collections include: 

• Textiles

• Maps

• Town associations, focusing mostly on the guilds and a collection of their special boxes for by-laws, fines and so forth.

• Memorial information and artifacts from the poet Frederik Paludan Müller, born in Kerteminde in 1809. See also the memorial bust and plaque at Langegade 2, his birthplace.

• 31 different crafts and trades are included in the collection, with seven chosen to be displayed as permanent workshops.

• Fisheries

• Toys

• Apothecary collection

• Physicians

Louise bag disken
Høkeren

En købmandsbutik, der bugner af varer af gammelt tilsnit. Find det, du ellers troede ikke fandtes mere!

Butik

Kalender

Jakob and Johanne invite you to come inside
During opening hours
Mayor's Yard

Come along with Jakob and Johanne on an exciting tour in the Mayor’s Yard.

Postcards
October 5-26
The old Customs House (Toldboden)

Postcards as historical sources

Autumn Holidays
October 15-19, 11-15
Johannes Larsen Museum

Get inspired and create installations and funny paintings.

Press apples
Wednesday, October 17, 10-16
Johannes Larsen Museum

Do you like apple cider? Do you know how to make it?

Nyheder

Search for Christine Swane paintings met with great success
26. June 2018
The Johannes Larsen Museum

Our art search was broadcast far and wide with the help of the press, Facebook and by word of mouth. After just a short time, to our great pleasure, we received many responses from people who own artwork by Christine Swane.

The Ladby Dragon launched for a new season
18. June 2018
Vikingemuseet Ladby

The Ladby Dragon was launched along with a demonstration of Viking fighting and special holiday buns.

Theory: The founder of Nyborg Castle died in the Crusades
18. June 2018
Nyborg Castle

Knud Prislavsen, who established Nyborg Castle, may have been the military commander who led a might navy on a crusade to the Holy Land, and met his fate there.

Nyborg Castle was once painted red
15. June 2018
Nyborg Castle

Nyborg Castle has changed its appearance several times since it was built in 1200 AD. New archaeological finds show that it was painted red at one time.