Kroppedal is a cultural-historical and astronomical museum in Vridsløsemagle 20 km (12 mi) from Copenhagen, Denmark. Kroppedal is the national museum of Danish astronomy, has a large archaeological unit, and an ethnological unit specializing in modern society. [1]


Kroppedal was established in 2002 by an amalgamation of the Ole Rømer Museum and the Antiquarian Unit in Copenhagen County. The museum has a permanent exhibition centred on noted astromer and engineer Ole Rømer (1644-1710). Kroppedal is located near the site of Ole Rømer's Tusculanum Observatory. Its collections include his only surviving pendulum clock.[2][3]


  1. "Kroppedal Museum". Retrieved September 1, 2019.
  2. "Rømer, Ole Christensen, 1644-1710". Dansk biografisk Lexikon. Retrieved September 1, 2019.
  3. "Tusculanum". Retrieved September 1, 2019.

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