Night Watchmen & Haderslev Night Watchmen's Museum

Guided tour with the night watchmen

During the 13th century various night watch guilds emerged in many Danish towns. They were meant to upkeep peace and order in the streets of the city at night, as well as to extinguish fires.

You can experience the night watchmen in Haderslev on their evening tour through the old streets of the city in june, july, august and september every tuesday and thursday. The night watchmen walks starting from the cathedral at 8.30pm and the entire tour takes about 1 hour. The night watchmen wear a uniform and weapons, which have been modeled on a night watch uniform from 18th century. Adults DKK 30,-

There is a guided tour with the night watchmen October 16th at 8.30pm and October 18th at 5.00pm-6.00pm.

Denmark's first Night Watchmen's Museum

On selected dates you can get a special experience in Haderslev. At Højgade 6, in the basement of the city's old police station there is a little museum where you can discover the story of Haderslev Night Watchmen. In the exhibition there are various props that tell the history of a Night Watchman's life, and you can see some of the tools that have been used to torture and mutilated prisoners over time.  



Admission Price


30.00 DKK

Børn under 14. år


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Højgade 6
6100 Haderslev


+45 20 16 46 68


  • Type

    • Historical museum



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