The Frederiks Værk Museum of Industry

A copper rolling mill, and a metalworker, water mills and steam power: Frederiksværk has it all, and the city's museum of industry tells the story of the nation's first and most striking factory town - a story that focuses on Denmark's industrial development from the 1700s to present time.

Powder Mill

The Powder Mill is a key part of Frederiks Værk Museum of Industry. At the unique open-air museum you can explore the history of a mill that has produced gunpowder for military and civilian purposes throughout 200 years. In a number of different buildings, you can see the old machines in action and get a glimpse of gunpowder - and see how dangerous the work was for the employees.

The famous polar explorer Knud Rasmussen's House
When visiting Frederiks Værk Museum of Industry, you can also go out to the beautiful fort area northeast of Hundested. Here lies one of the city's main attractions: Knud Rasmussen’s House. The house is furnished as a memorial to Denmark's famous polar explorer, and there is ample opportunity to learn more about Knud Rasmussen's scientific expeditions in Greenland, and his extensive literary output. In the house you can see a number of works of art from Greenland, painted and drawn by some of the great contemporary painters.

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The Frederiks Værk Museum of Industry
Torvet 18-20
3300 Frederiksværk
Telephone: +45 47 72 06 05
Email: The Frederiks Værk Museum of Industry

Opening hours
September to June
All day 11 AM - 4 PM

July and August
All day 10 AM - 4 PM

Closed 22-26, 31 December and 1 January


Adults 50 DKK
Children under 18 free