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

King Christian II and the Crusade to Greenland
4. april - 31. oktober
The Mayor's Yard

Come and see the exhibition about Christian II and the Crusade to Greenland.

Henrik Saxgren: From Tønder to Thule
16. maj - 30. august 2020
Johannes Larsen Museum

Photo-artwork of Nordic landscapes

Danehof 2020
3.-5. juli 2020
Nyborg Castle and city

Medieval market, knights and much, much more. In the first weekend of July each year, we uphold the tradition from the Middle Ages and gather in Nyborg to celebrate Danehof.

Alfio Bonanno
5. september - 6. december 2020
Johannes Larsen Museum

The first retrospective exhibition with this major artist

News

A new bird from Larsen’s hand
10. January 2020
Johannes Larsen Museum

Newly acquired Larsen drawing shows the painter’s pleasure over a little bit of indoor nature.

Hollow tree trunks gave Nyborg residents clean water
10. January 2020
Nyborg Castle

The water supply of olden times in Nyborg has revealed itself under the town square.

The lords and ladies of the castle were not vegetarians
10. January 2020
Nyborg Castle

Deer, elk, fish, pork and beef: they lived well at Nyborg Castle, back when it was inhabited by feudal overlords and kings.

Tiles with coats of arms indicate a high-status environment
10. January 2020
Nyborg Castle

Shards of tiles with family crests reveal that King Christian lll established his jousting ground in a town with rich and influential citizens.