Kerteminde Town Historical Archives

At the Kerteminde Town Historical Archives, you can find the answer to almost everything about the local area's culture and history.

You don't have to have a specific question to use the archives. If you want to browse through our collections, for example to read old newspapers or look at old photos from the town, you're welcome to spend a couple of hours in the reading room.

Contribute to local history

Our collections consist of donations received by the archives since they opened in 1955, and the collecting never ends! You can help us collect; any items that add to our knowledge of the community are of interest.

Opening hours

The archives are open on Mon.-Thurs. from 1:00 - 3:00 PM.

The archives are closed between Christmas and New Year.

Calendar

Family workshop: Seafolk and landlubbers
Sunday, April 30, 11 AM-3 PM
The Johannes Larsen Museum

Come and get inspired, it will be creative and fun!

Sewing Sunday: Try it out
Sunday, April 30, 2017, 10 AM-3 PM
The Viking Museum at Ladby

Learn to embroider using the Bayeux stitch, with inspiration from the Ladby Tapestry.

Easter holiday: We prepare for raiding
April 10-12, 2017, 11 AM-3 PM
The Viking Museum at Ladby

Activities for the whole family

Faith!
April 7 - October 31, 2017
Nyborg Castle

Special exhibition about Nyborg’s leading role in the drama of the reformation in Denmark.

News

New light on the past
4. April 2017
Landscape & Archaeology

Data from several thousand detector finds will now, for the first time, will be gathered and studied to throw new light on the transition from the prehistoric period to the historic period.

Eastern Funen well-represented at the Danefæ* exhibition
4. April 2017
Landscape & Archaeology

An amazing 40 finds from eastern Funen, located by metal-detector searching, are on display at the Danish National Museum’s Danefæ exhibition

Rare find of weapons from the Stone Age
4. April 2017
Landscape & Archaeology

Handsome medalion found at Nyborg Castle
4. April 2017
Nyborg Slot

A small but extremely handsome medalion made from an antler was found in January by Hans Ulrik Riisgård from Kerteminde