What can you experience at the museum?

Below you can see an overview of what you can see at the museum – both indoors and outdoors.
Besides the many exhibits that are already on display at the museum, we offer a programme packed with events: everything from tours of the sand flats, theme weekends, pop-up exhibitions and much more. You can always check the event calendar on our web site to see what is coming up.
Near the information desk you will also see our large information display, showing the day’s programme of events and other useful information.

Sealarium

In our Wadden Sea-inspired sealarium you can study our two common seals, Pebbles and Arn, and two grey seals, Rasmine and Else.
Feeding times for the seals:
The seals are trained and fed daily at 11:00 and 14:30. Our educators have a host of great stories, facts and knowledge to share with you about the seals.

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Aquarium

Welcome to Denmark’s finest touch pool, where you can glide your hands over a ray or a lesser spotted dogfish.
Here in the aquarium you’ll find lesser spotted dogfish, thornback rays, halibut, cod, conger eels, bream, and sea trout.
Through the windows – which measure 3m x 8m – you will get a close-up view of the fishes’ underwater world.

Come beneath the surface

Playground

Ahoy – landlubbers in sight!
Children and the young at heart can explore in the harbour playground. You can board the ships, slide down, hop on the trampolines, balance on the fenders and take a rest at the tables and chairs under the shelter nearby.

Visit the playground

Offshore

The exhibition “Energy from the Sea – Danish offshore in the North Sea” takes you to the platforms out at sea, beneath the platforms on the sea bed, deep below ground level and up into the air, where the North Sea can be viewed from a helicopter.

The last chance to see this exhibition is October 30th 2022. The exhibition Mysteries of the Sea will open in early 2023.

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Denmark’s Incredible Fishing Venture

Our exhibition on Denmark’s Incredible Fishing Venture presents the fishing captains’ testimony of their extraordinary experiences as a tribute to their home town. The fishing industry that shaped the city.
Here you will get eye-witness accounts and an understanding of local destinies.

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Friland

In our spacious grounds next to the playground you will find the open air exhibition. Step into the world of the coastal fishing villages, the tiny harbours and the wooden shipbuilding yards at the time of the Second World War. Children and the young at heart can explore in the harbour playground, take a look at the craftsmen’s workshops and listen to the engine of an old fishing cutter starting up every Wednesday.

Experience the harbour

The Wadden Sea Pavilion

In the Wadden Sea Pavilion you can see living specimens of the sea birds of the Wadden Sea.

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Museum shop

Here you will find a fine selection of souvenirs, clothing, cuddly toys and foodstuffs.
The products in our museum shop reflect our focus on sustainability and are climate-friendly, so you will notice that many of the products we sell also support good causes, such as the fight against child labour and nature conservation.
You will also find a wide selection of books about cultural history and natural history.

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Cafe MS Smag

In our café, MS Smag, you can enjoy a fine meal with a splendid view of the beach, the sculpture “Man Meets the Sea” and the Wadden Sea.
In MS Smag we strive towards sustainability in the way we work and the food we serve.

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Aquarium

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Sealarium

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Museum

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