Museum of Southwest Jutland

  • Tangevej 6

    6760 Ribe


Organization profile

Organisation profile

Museum of Southwest Jutland has its head quarter in Ribe and covers the municipalities of Esbjerg and Fanø at the northern Wadden Sea area. The museum has a strong archeological tradition, especially concerning Viking Age Ribe. The museum has a formalized collaboration with Suzhou Museum, China, and close relations to the Museum of the City of New York (concerning social reformator and photo documentarist Jacob A. Riis).

Research profile
Museum of Southwest Jutland has a strong research tradition and publishes the recognized archeological journal By, marsk og geest and the peer-reviewed yearbook Levende viden. The research strategy contains the following themes:
•    Settlement development from late Stone Age till the end of Bronze Age (2800-500 BC)
•    Iron Age in West Jutland – settlements, burials and society
•    Culture, Business and Tourism in the Wadden Sea Region
•    Centre and Town in Southwest Jutland in a Northern European perspective
•    Visual cultural history
•    Heritage Communication and Management
•    Resistance 1940-45

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Research Output

A millennium of population change in pre-modern Danish Ribe

Dangvard Pedersen, D., Tarp, P., Søvsø, M., Petersen, H. C., Milner, G. R. & Boldsen, J. L., Feb 2020, In : Anthropologischer Anzeiger. 77, 1, p. 13-25 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

Copper exposure in medieval and post‑medieval Denmark and northern Germany: its relationship to residence location and social position

Rasmussen, K. L., Milner, G. R., Delbey, T., Skytte, L., Søvsø, M., Callesen, F. & Boldsen, J. L., 21 Feb 2020, In : Heritage Science. 8, 18, 22 p., 18 (2020).

Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

Open Access

Esbjergfiskeriets storhed og fald – og offshore-branchens fremkomst

Byskov, S., 4 Mar 2020, Søfartshistorier.: Danmarkshistorien til søs.. Sørensen, A. R. & Nevers, J. (eds.). Gads Forlag

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingBook chapterResearchpeer-review


27th Media and Technology MUSE Awards - GOLD: Games and Augmented Reality

Kirkedahl, Mikkel (Recipient), 26 May 2016

Prize: Prizes, scholarships, distinctions

Hæderslegat fra Elli og Peter Ove Christensens Fond

Just, Flemming (Recipient), 5 Dec 2019

Prize: Prizes, scholarships, distinctions

Årets offentlige bestyrelse

Just, Flemming (Recipient), 8 Oct 2015

Prize: Prizes, scholarships, distinctions


1000 års mennesker

Morten Søvsø (Speaker)

7 May 2013

Activity: Talk or presentationLecture and oral contribution

1st Millenium Aristocrats on the West Coast of Jutland

Morten Søvsø (Speaker)

31 Aug 2017

Activity: Talk or presentationLecture and oral contribution

1st EAI International Conference on Design, Learning & Innovation

Mikkel Kirkedahl Lysholm Nielsen (Organizer)

2 May 20164 May 2016

Activity: Participating in or organising an eventOrganisation of and participation in conference