More information about the upcoming Art Exhibition 'Nå her står jeg så' (well here i stand) will be revealed at a later date.Read more
Visit Boerglum Abbey in February
Experience the Abbey’s many historical exhibitions. Among the many exhibitions, you also find Santa’s Workshop and Santa’s Living room from the Danish Christmas Tv-Series ‘Ludvig and Santa Claus’.
take part in the different activities for children.
Entrance Adults 85 dk.kr.
Entrance Children (7-16 years) 40 dk.kr.
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Join us on a journey back to The Middle Ages for three days when we host a medieval market with knights, archers, noble ladies and medieval musicians.
Experience a taste of The Middle Ages this summer!
Meet brave knights, shoot with a bow and arrow like Robin Hood, listen to music from The Middle Ages, taste the food and drink from the time and get drawn into the show when a real Showman from The Middle Ages entertain the children.
Explore the many different shops with arts and crafts. Experience the blacksmith create medieval necessities like knives, scissors and mail armor.
Shop around in other handmade crafts like clothing, shoes and bags. Have a taste of the gastronomy of the past to the lively tune of live music from the medieval band 'Ramashang'.
On Saturday and Sunday The showman 'Master Peder' will perform exiting plays for the children.
Friday June 21, 12.00-17.00
Saturday June 22 and Sunday June 23, 10.00-17.00
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Experience our new exhibition about the resistance fighter captain Michael Rottbøll.
Called 'MIk' by his close friends and family, Christian Michael had a short but eventful life that brought him to first to Argentina, then Finland as an volunteer in The Finnish Army and finally to England where he was trained as a special agent before he returned to Denmark to lead the danish resistance. He was killed the 26th of September 1942 06:12
On the first floor, you may see an exact copy of the famous Bayeux Tapestry, made by local women.
You may see the tapestry up close, experiencing the vibrant colours that resemble the original colouring of the tapestry in Bayeux and the incredible craftsmanship put into the woven fabric, presenting us with the history of the Battle of Hastings; a battle wherein the local Vikings was very much involved.
The tapestry is more than 70 meters in long and took 9 local women 15 years to recreate.Read more
High Necklines, low cuts, short or long?
Women’s fashion has changed a lot throughout the last 100 years, going from one end of the spectrum to the other, and them back again. The Art of Fashion is a entirely new fashion exhibition at Børglum Monastery, where you are able to experience the changes of fashion throughout the last 100 years.
To be fashionable and modern has meant many different things throughout the last century, as fashion evolved through upturns, economic crisis, world wars and cold wars. The iconic fashion designers have through this century affected the fashion of their time in their own way, as the female role in society also changed immensely.
What was deemed fashionable around the first part of the century, which was greatly inspired by the Art Nouveau style? How should you dress in the roaring twenties? What was the latest trend in Paris during the 1940s? What was “elegance” in the 1960s?.
What effect did the Second World War have on women’s fashion and their role in society?
The answer to all of these questions you may discover by visiting our new exhibition, which brings you on a journey through fashion of the last 100 years.
The exhibition showcases dresses and other fashion items that represent the main fashion tendencies of their time, making it possible to discover what was deemed beautiful and aesthetically pleasing throughout the 20th century.
The exhibition will be open for visitors from Saturday the 29th of April 2017. The exhibition will become part of the Monastery’s 15 other permanent exhibitions and may be visited during the normal opening hours.Read more