Outstanding medieval find at Torvet

In order to modernize the center of the town, the main square (Torvet) is currently under renovation. But with the diggings came something absolutely outstanding : a golden ring from the Middle Ages ! The discovery has been made by Martin B. Nielsen, in connection with the Museum Lolland-Falster. The ring carries a figure of…

Czarens Hus – The Tsar House

Named after the Russian Tsar Peter the Great who visited Nykøbing Falster in July 1716, The Tsar’s House is the towns’s landmark. The half-timbered house was built in the 1690′. Some archaeological researches suggested the place was already used in the 1200 to house merchants and servants. The first known owner was Ivar Rosenfeldt, who…

Museum Obscurum – A Dark Cryptid Collection

A secret door, a hidden room… During renovation in 2017, the little Museum of Nykøbing Falster discovered in the building a hidden room, filled with old crates and various notes and drawings. It turned out to be the legacy of the former owner of the old house, Cornelius S. C. Rödder. Be sure to read…

Den Gamle Købmandshandel – The Old Grocer’s Shop

Originally opened in the early 1900′, Den Gamle Købmanshandel (The Old Shop) at Færgestræde 1A is a must see in Nykøbing Falster. It is located right in the heart of the town. It is part of the Lolland-Falster Museum, in the same building as Czarens Hus (The Tzar’s House). At the beginning, the customers could…

Few Words About Nykøbing Falster

Geography Nykøbing Falster (originally named Nykøbing) is a city in Southern Denmark. It is the seat of the commune of Guldborgsund (Guldborg Strait) and it belongs to the region called Sjælland (Zealand). The town lies on the island of Falster, which is connected by the Frederick IX Bridge (295 m long), over Guldborgsund. The commune includes the…

Falsters Minder – Memories Of Falster

In the same building as Czarens Hus (The Tsar’s House) and Den Gamle Købmandshandel (The Old Grocer’s Shop) lies the little museum of Nykøbing, at Færgestræde 1A. Here are some pictures of their main exhibit that lasted several years, about all the memories of the town and the island of Falster : remains from old…