In the early years of this century Johannes Larsen, painter and millowner, created his own paradise at Møllebakken in Kerteminde. 

The old mill still turns, the many beautiful, rare trees of the park still blossom each spring, the view of Kerteminde and the great Belt is as lovely now as it was then - and all of this can be enjoyed by all those who visit Møllebakken.

No matter whether you are interested in mills, art, architecture, rare trees or cultural historyh, the Johannes Larsen Museum are well worth a visit. The painter's house remains unaltered, with the original furniture and effects. Drink in the atmosphere of a cultural era of Danish life, where daily life and natural beauty were the focus of interest. 

And pay a visit to the new exhibition buildings, which has 20 exhibit rooms arranged accordings to themes and with more than 50 painters represented. 

The permanent collection is not the only attraction at the Johannes Larsen Museum; every year there are at least three special exhibits and a series of concerts is also offered to the many guests at the museum.



John Olsen 80 years old
March 23, 2018 and the year out
The Johannes Larsen Museum

Easter for kids, with eggs on top!
March 27 and 28, 10 AM to 3 PM
The Johannes Larsen Museum

Grete Jensen – the Funen painters’ unknown potter
June 23 - August 26, 2018
The Johannes Larsen Museum

GREEN – Christine Swane, the Modernist
May 19 - Sept. 9, 2018
The Johannes Larsen Museum

Welcome to the green world of Christine Swane


The Coffee House will be temporarily closed
6. February 2018
The Johannes Larsen Museum

The Coffee House at the Johannes Larsen Museum is closing on Feb.1, 2018 due to rebuilding and expansion.

The Ladby Tapestry will be extended
5. December 2017
The Johannes Larsen Museum

The beautiful Ladby Tapestry will be on display at the museum for another two months.

Read the private letters and diaries of the Funen painters
5. December 2017
The Johannes Larsen Museum

Thousands of private letters to and from the Funen painters and their circle are now available to the public.

The Coffee House will be expanded and restored
5. December 2017
The Johannes Larsen Museum

Now museum visitors can look forward to an even better experience in this historical setting.