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The Sea Captain's House at Romo

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Just Fine

The house looks very nice, the home exhibit missed English texts (at least the ones I saw). But it... read more

Reviewed 6 May 2017
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Interesting and educational

This beautiful whale captain's farm sits beautiful located on Rømø and is well worth a visit. Here... read more

Reviewed 3 September 2016
Bonn, Germany
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Visit the beautiful Sea Captain's House on Romo. The house is an intact whaler's home from the 1700s. Here, you will find both a huge sperm whale skeleton, a unique view of the Wadden Sea and elaborate decor from the period. It is open for visits at...more
Juvrevej 60 | Toftum, Toender, Roemoe 6792, Denmark
+45 74 75 52 76
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This old house holds some very detailed explanations ( in English too) of not only the life of the sea captains, but of their families and the entire communities on these islands. Very informative and worthwhile. Entrance is 50 DKK

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Reviewed 1 August 2017 via mobile

This is a tiny museum but it provides a fascinating insight into life on Rømø for generations of whalers. The highlight for our kids was a whale skeleton; one of a group of whales beached on Rømø in the 1990's. There is a nice cafe...More

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Reviewed 6 May 2017 via mobile

The house looks very nice, the home exhibit missed English texts (at least the ones I saw). But it was pleasant way of imagining the life back in the days. The whale skeleton was cool! Entrance costs 50dkk (~5€ in current rates) for adult and...More

Thank MirjaE19
Reviewed 8 September 2016

We have visited Kommandørgården many times over the years and always bring visitors to see this great local attraction. Beautiful and well kept sea captains house where you can see the interiors and imagine the life they led. Great display of whales stranded on Lakolk...More

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Reviewed 3 September 2016

This beautiful whale captain's farm sits beautiful located on Rømø and is well worth a visit. Here you'll learn more about the whaling done by Danish captain's and the life they and their families led. The farm is a gorgeous building and one in which...More

1  Thank 586ceciliem
Reviewed 29 August 2015

There is a lot of information here about the lives of the whaling ship commanders and their families and in lovely old farmhouse

Thank reallywrenchit
Reviewed 4 August 2015 via mobile

Worth the visit It's not really big,but a beautifull piece of history. Includes a real full size sperm whale skeleton And the admission is free !

1  Thank Icesaxo
Reviewed 29 April 2014

This is a beautifully restored house that used to belong to a Whaling captain. It feels like stepping into a period that is long gone. Beautiful decorations all around so it must have been a pretty well of family that used to live here. In...More

Thank JeIvMo
Reviewed 9 October 2013

Unfortunately our schedule wasn't flexible enough, we could not visit Roemoe on other day than Monday. And on Mondays the museums are pretty much closed. However the place is still a little pearl on this interesting island. The house belonged to a captain from a...More

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