Land of Legedens Lejre

The Land of Legends Lejre is a uniquely beautiful, exciting destination with houses and settings from the Stone, Iron and Viking Ages, in addition to living history workshops and domestic livestock of the past. Land of Legends literally lets you experience the past hands-on..

Only 40 min. by train and 30 min. by car from Copenhagen

Land of Legedens Lejre

Slangealleen 2
4320 Lejre

A fantastic day for the entire family

Experience 13,000 years of Danish history in 43 hectares of beautiful glacial landscape that looks much as it did eons ago. Fun, challenging activities for the kids include sailing in dugout canoes, lighting a fire with flintstone, grinding flour, living history workshops and more.

In the historical weaving, pottery and smithy workshops, knowledgeable museum staff demonstrate the old crafts.

Guided tours, picnic tables, benches and rental pushcarts are available.

The Land of Legends Lejre is located in mid-Zealand 7 km southwest of Roskilde.


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Find more attractions and museums in Fjordlandet.

Frederikssund Museum

Learn about the evolution of how human beings have used Roskilde Fjord throughout history.

Tadre Mill

The last of 13 historic water mills that once dotted the landscape in Elverdam Valley near Aastrup Manor Estate.

Land of Legedens Lejre

Land of Legends Lejre is a unique, beautiful and exciting excursion destination with houses and environments from the Stone Age, Iron Age, Viking Age and working workshops and old animal breeds. Here you can literally become part of Denmark's history.

Experiences in and around Lejre

Find more experiences in and around Lejre

Stensbølgård farm shop

Choose from a large variety of delicious organic items in the farm shop.

Mannerup Møllegård farm

The farm produces fresh organic milk sold from an automatic dispenser.

M/S Svanen bike tour – Guided tour

The author, the fjord and the beautiful country life.
Nice guided tour with M/S Svanen and Bikerent


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