Contact information


Fiskeri- og Søfartsmuseet
Tarphagevej 2
6710 Esbjerg V

Company reg. no. 45299716


Tlf: +45 7612 2000

Outside the holiday period the museum information desk will reply to telephone calls during working hours.
Due to the pressure of work during the holidays, we cannot always answer calls, so we recommend that you use email to or to personal email addresses.

Other museum staff are best contacted at the following times:
Monday to Friday: 09:00 – 15:00


If you have any questions about cultural history artefacts, or if you want to donate something to the museum, please arrange an appointment with our cultural history curator Richard Bøllund.

If you have any questions about marine life or questions about something you have found on the beach, including stranded animals, please contact biologist and natural history curator Charlotte Bie Thøstesen.

Contact information

for employees

If your business with the museum is administrative in nature or if you are a supplier, simply contact, and we will ensure that you are contacted by the right person.

If you wish to contact us with regard to sponsorships, please send an application to Lotte at
We only sponsor charitable causes for children, young people or the socially vulnerable – and always as a mutual collaboration agreement. We do not offer monetary sponsorships.

For any other matters, please use the employee list to find out which employees are allocated to the appropriate department.

Click here to see the list of employees

Marine mammals

contingency plan

If you find a sick or exhausted seal/whale...

Then do not touch it. Contact the nearest unit of Naturstyrelsen (the Danish Nature Agency) or call us on +45 76 12 20 00. Outside working hours, this number is connected to a duty member of staff from the contingency for stranded marine mammals. It is also possible to contact the Danish Animal Protection switchboard on 1812.



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