Gilleleje Shiphalls

➤ 11-16, Thursday – Sunday.

Open 9. May and 20. May.

Open Monday – Sunday:
1. July – 11. August.
12. October – 20. October.

➤ Østergade 20, 3250 Gilleleje, 7217 0240. Call museum host on 6181 5832 in opening hours.

➤ Admission: adults 40 kr. – free for children under 18.

➤ No parking at the museum. Short term parking allowed for disabled guests.

➤ Unfortunately, there is only wheelchair access to the museum cafe, garden and parts of the exhibitions.

Contact us at for guided tours and additional opening hours.

Small museum café serves coffee, tea, soft drinks and cake. You can also bring your own lunch and eat in garden when weather allows.

Giftshop with books, postcards, old style toys and candy.

Visit yesteryear Gilleleje

How did people live, work, go to school and vacation in the fishing village of Gilleleje?

Visit Museum Nordsjælland Shiphalls and see the old fishing boats and learn more about the dangerous life at sea. Experience a mid-1800 house with its low ceilings and earthen floor.
A classroom from 1865 takes you back to school more than a hundred years ago.

Visit the small vacation homes from the 1950’s and 60’s – could you vacation in a 10 m² cottage?

Skibshallerne are located in the middle of old Gilleleje surrounded by a beautiful old orchard. Enjoy cake and coffee in the garden before you venture out to explore the sights.

Attractions and Parking

For directions from your destination, use Google Maps. Walking distance from Gilleleje station.

Nakkehoved Lighthouse: spectacular views, nature, beach and museum. About 30 minutes walk via Fyrstien – a walking/bicycle path along the coast.

Gilleleje Harbour: maritime sights and sounds, restaurants and shopping. Market days during the summer Thursday and Saturday – Farmer’s market, flee market and local shops.
Walk from Skibshallerne through the old parts of Gilleleje, and experience an old Danish fishing village with thatched houses.

Kulturhavn Gilleleje: restaurants, exhibitions, library, cinema, music and VisitNordsjælland Gilleleje Turistinformation.