Welcome to Sagnlandet Lejre!


Sagnlandet Lejre is an atmospheric and exciting tourist attraction for the whole family. 10.000 years of Danish history brought to life. Houses and settings from the Iron Age, Stone Age, Viking Age and 1800th century, historic workshops and domestic animals, located in the beautiful historic landscape near Roskilde.


A day filled with experiencies for all senses. Many amusing and challenging activities for children and adults the whole season (see opening hours); 43 ha of space and peace to enjoy an excursion in the past; a car park for over 300 cars by the entrance.


At Sagnlandet Lejre you can bring your picnic basket. Your dog and other pets are welcome too, ... just remember to hold them on a leash. If you are on a wheelchair, please contact us before your arrival.


Sagnlandet Lejre was established in 1964 as an experimental center for studies in the field of history and archaeology. All profit goes to research, arrangements and education concerning the past.


We also offer also camp schools, private arrangements and teambuilding.


To see an overview of some of Sagnlandets many activities in 2013, click the picture!
BBC's Mel Giedroyc visited a time-travelling family from the UK this summer, please do click on the image to hear her broadcast on the BBC!
Team building
Watch our videos at Sagnlandet Lejre's channel on YouTube, click on the logo!