Bymuseet. The town museum of Aarhus has been closed down, to be a part of “Den Gamle By” edit Den Gamle By (The Old Town), Viborgvej 2, ☎ +45 86 12 31 88, . Collection of 75 original Danish buildings dating from 1597 to 1909 moved to create an open-air museum village; there are shops and restaurants, some true to the period.
Kvindemuseet (Women’s Museum), Domkirkepladsen 5, ☎ +45 86 18 64 70, . Tu-Su 10-16, except W 10-20. 40 DKK.Moesgaard Museum, Moesgård Allé 20 (Take bus 6 South), ☎ +45 89 42 11 00, . Apr-Oct 10-17,
Nov-Mar Tu-Su 10-16. The museum reopened in new buildings by architect Henning Larsen in 2015. The bulding itself, as well as the surrounding park, forrest and beach landscape makes for a nice daytrip in themselves, but it is the experience-oriented exhibitions that make this ethographic and archeological museum stand out. The main attractions are two finds from the Iron Age – the Grauballe Man, the only completely preserved bog body, and the impressive sacrifices of weapons from Illerup Ådal. 110 DKK, under 18’s free.
Rådhuset (The Town Hall), Rådhuspladsen 2, ☎ +45 89 40 20 00, . by the famous architect Arne Jacobsen is one of the highlights of Danish architecture. Don’t miss the Grisebrønden statue (the well of the pigs) with the drooling and peeing pigs, located in the Town Hall Square.
The University Park by C.F.Møller, Kaj Fisker,(buildings) and C. Th. Sørensen (landscape) is another noteworthy piece of architecture. Here you find the State Library, a Natural History Museum and the Steno Museum with collections on science and medicine.