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GPS: N 57.075606/ E 8.957754

A private art museum with a large collection of drawings and paintings, mainly portraits, by Kirsten Kjær (1893-1985). Side galleries have changing exhibitions of contemporary local, national and international artists, and permanent displays of works of 1-2 resident artists, who use the museum workshops. Sculptures are usually on show in the grounds.

Opening hours:
08 April to 31. October: each day 11:00 – 17:00.
November – March: On appointment only
Admission is free:
Admission is free, voluntary contributions are welcome. Recommended donation: 40 kr
The number of visitors per year is approx. 16.000.

There is a cafeteria with coffee, tea and cake. No hot meals are served.
Visitors can enjoy their own picnics inside the cafeteria or in the grounds.

The museum opened by private initiative on 15 May 1981 in an old converted farmhouse. Kirsten was born in the nearby village of Vester Thorup, and spent her last summers in the neighbouring farmhouse. Since its modest start, the museum complex has developed into an art centre, with workshop facilities for metal, bronze casting, ceramics, and graphics. Classical concerts form part of the museum’s activities, including a yearly classical chamber music “jamboree” in week 30 with 12-16 participants.