Welcome to Nature Bornholm

- the only museum in Denmark with dinosaur footprints

Nature Bornholm - a natural history museum with a lot of scientific information.


It is placed in the middle of Bornholm, an island in the eastern part of Denmark, south of Sweden.

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The first activity is a first hand experience with the four classical elements:

    • Earth
    • Water
    • Air
    • Fire

We are looking for the dinosaurs, so lets go down the hallway.

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The dinosaur section opened in 2016, so it is quite new.


Some years ago some found dinosaur footprint in sandstone on the western part of Bornholm.


Several footprints are found but only a few small dinosaur fossils.

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This dinosaur model shows what kind once lived on Bornholm.


It had a relative in CHINA. It has been named after the Huayang-province in China.

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This is a smaller dinosaur, that once lived on the western part of Bornholm near Hasle – it is a megalosaurus.


From front to tail it was about 3 meters and weighed about 200 kg.

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This is the big dinosaur. Notice that it has some feet in the brown mud.

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It stepped in the mud, and soon after the place was flodded and a layer of sandstone came on top.


The clay can be used for making red tiles. Years back the sandstone was removed to get down to the clay.


The sandstone and the dinosaur footprint was thrown down a cliff down on the beach of western Bornholm south of Hasle. Here a scientist found the positive foodprints 20 years ago.

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Some of the tiles ended up on the floor of the Central Station in Copenhagen. Notice the beautiful red tiles.


If you go for a walk on these tiles, you walk on clay that the dinosaurs once experienced - you walk on Bornholm.


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Back at Nature Bornholm we see the artificial dinosaur footprint in the red clay in the top of the picture to the right. >


In the middle of the picture you see a series of pictures. The text is missing.


The man responsible for the museum told that too much text is not wanted here. When the guide comes by, you can hear the story.

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Patiently I waited, took some pictures and made my own story about a tsunami sweeping over Bornholm, covering the clay with sediments.


Later more sediments were deposited due to a new tsunami. A lot of water as shown in picture no. 2.


When the guide came by with some turists, he forgot to tell about the water in picture no 2. They will never get the story about the biblical flood unless we creationists talk about it.

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When you go outside the museum you can learn more about dinosaurs and the size of their eggs.


Actually the eggs were not that big. Oxygen must be able to pass the shell. Therefore the dinosaur egg was not much larger than an egg from an ostrich.

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Take time to visit the old quarry south of the museum.


Here you see the botton of the sea million of years ago.


Or was it the bottom at the time of Noahs flood?

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 Here is a text copied from the official homepage of Nature Bornholm . . .

The Danish dinosaur

Bornholm is the only place in Denmark that was above sea level on the dinosaur era. Therefore, only on Bornholm, one can expect to find traces of dinosaurs that were terrestrial animals. Many have searched for traces of dinosaur, but it was only in 2000, managed to find the first fossils. Since then there have been several discoveries and those we want to show up in our new exhibition called "The Danish dinosaurs".

In the exhibition you go around among dinosaurs in natural size, who has lived on the island. Some are over 20 meters long and some are small as chickens. Here you may be wise in our world as it looked in the Cretaceous and Jurassic period of between 65 and 200 million years ago. The time was Bornholm inhabited by giant dinosaurs, small mammals and strange plants.


This kind of dinosaur walked on Bornholm many years ago. It made footprint as seen in the picture. The footprint must have been quickly buried in order to be preserved. A flood theory is a good match.

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