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Can you guess how we used to punish serfs in the 1700s?…

…Whip on a tree horse or a dungeon trip!?! Yikes! Discover how disobedient peasants were punished in this short theatre show. In the midst of the green idyll at Frilandsmuseet, Morten Eisner plays a passionate researcher who will conduct a fair lecture on punishment, kicking, wood horse and justice. But nothing goes as planned … The … Continue reading Can you guess how we used to punish serfs in the 1700s?…

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The Egtved Girl's Brew - CultureNordic

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3300-year-old Danish beer described as summer hit

Thirsty? The National Museum of Denmark has been experimenting with a 3300-year-old Danish recipe for beer and the result is a fruity summer hit. The National Museum of Denmark and Skands Brewery have in partnership made a beer based on a 3300-year-old recipe. The Egtved Girl’s Brew is named after a young woman who was … Continue reading 3300-year-old Danish beer described as summer hit

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In The National Museum of Denmark | VIKINGS - National Museum of Denmark

Vikings still lighting up the Night in York!

Taking place at the end of October, the festival draws more than 50,000 people to the city to experience York in a new light. Cutting-edge technology creates a colourful celebration of York’s unique heritage, from spectacular sites to hidden gems.   Photo: Triquetra, Clifford’s Tower by Kippa Mathews In 2013, Illuminating York will spread right … Continue reading Vikings still lighting up the Night in York!

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Even in Denmarks National Museum they celebrate Halloween – with their very own Day of the Dead! The ancient Viking belief was that a warrior killed in Battle could loook forward to an eternity of battle all day and rinking all night in the halls of Valhalla. Despite this cultural heritage Death is rarely seen … Continue reading Post about the National Museum of Denmark