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Ruins of an old convent

This place brews beer, like convents do, and has a small shop where you can get souvenirs and... read more

Reviewed 22 February 2017
JesperD62
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Skanderborg, Denmark
Historic monastery ruin but rather unkept.

Øm Monastery Museum is the ruin of a very powerful pre-refomation monastery. The staff (mostly... read more

Reviewed 15 March 2016
John H
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22 Feb 2017
“Ruins of an old convent”
15 Mar 2016
“Historic monastery ruin but rather unkept.”
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Reviewed 22 February 2017

This place brews beer, like convents do, and has a small shop where you can get souvenirs and trinkets aso. Once a year (week 42) you can go to this place at night and volunteers will pretend to be monks, and serve different old-fashioned styled...More

Date of experience: May 2016
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Reviewed 15 March 2016

Øm Monastery Museum is the ruin of a very powerful pre-refomation monastery. The staff (mostly voluntaries) are friendly, but the place is somewhat unkept and there is not much to see. But be sure to go there at the annual beer and food festival in...More

Date of experience: June 2015
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Reviewed 29 October 2013

This is an out of the way place...but worth the time to find. It is basically the remains of a very old cloister from hundreds of years ago. There are outside remains including skeletons under covers, a nice guided walk path and an interesting small...More

Date of experience: October 2013
1  Thank moorerf
Reviewed 28 July 2013

This museum tells about the life of a Cistercian monastery for the period 1172-1560. Left today is a ruin as the monastery around 1560 have been demolished, as the bricks were used to build Skanderborghus. The site contains the history of this monastery as well...More

Date of experience: July 2013
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