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Attractions in Herning and Ikast-Brande

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Attractions

In Herning and Ikast-Brande you will find many interesting attractions. Visit our historic museums, where you can learn more about life in this area 50 and even 100 years ago. The whole area has been shaped by the textile industry, which exploded in the 1950es. People started small factories in their basements and rear buildings - and new conditions of life arose.  

Museums

Buildings and townscapes

Churches

Monuments

Castles and manor houses

Galleries

Crafts

Zoological gardens

Amusement and theme parks

Family attractions

Explore new adventures as a family at Skovsnogen, where you can experience art in nature. It is free, always open and you are always welcome. Want to play, jump and laugh, then you should spend a day in Baboon City, where kids can try bouncy castles, slot machines, miniature golf, trampolines, karaoke, bumper cars, obstacle course etc. 

Skovsnogen - Deep Forest Art Land

Welcome to the Skovsnogen- Deep Forest Art Land. A forest that is truly out of the ordinary Skovsnogen – Deep Forest Art Land is an exhibition area o...

Baboon City

Take the whole family for a fun day at Baboon City, Denmark’s biggest all-year amusement park.

AQUA Aquarium & Wildlife Zoo

AQUA Aquarium & Wildlife Park is a family-friendly discovery centre featuring northern Europe’s largest freshwater aquarium and a nature park with wil...

Visit a factory for children

At Tekstilmuseet – the textile museum, both children and adults will get an insight into an industry that has clothed people across the world. This sa...

Art

Use 24 hours in Herning and Ikast-Brande and explore the inspiring art palet. The small neighborhood of Birk is packed with big art. The internationally recognized area combines art, architecture, landscape, education, and business in an interesting collaboration. Start at Angligården and move on to the sculpture park, the geometrical gardens, and the art museums HEART and Carl-Henning Pedersen & Else Alfelts Museum. 

Birk - The white city in Herning

Taking a trip around Birk reveals a fantastic world of beautiful buildings, works of art and landscapes.

Free art experiences in open spaces

Art in the public space is a special characteristic of Herning and Ikast-Brande. Mural paintings, spectacular sculptures, and art in nature can be experienced for free all over our area 24 hours a day.

Cronhammer and Elia

The Herning-based artist Ingvar Cronhammer is the man behind the giant sculpture Elia. It is Northern-Europes largest sculpture and in Herning you have the opportunity to see and climb this creature. You will find Elia in Birk - The White City, in the Eastern part of Herning.