The Tinderbox – Cultural Centre for Children

Kom med i eventyret

Lygtemænd. Troldgubber. Elverfolk. Dødningeheste og talende firben. H.C. Andersens eventyr Elverhøj er fuld af magiske væsner. I Børnekulturhuset Fyrtøjets udstilling på Møntergården bliver du selv en del af historien. Træd indenfor i højen. Her er krogede trærødder, ild under gryderne og fjeldhuler at sove i. Her er smukke og sælsomme kostumer. Elverbutikker lokker, og brætspil står klar.
Du må røre ved alt. Lytte, lege, forandre. Lade tiden gå i stå og være sammen med dem du holder af i en helt anden verden.

 

Let your imagination run wild

In the fairy tale, the old elf king is holding a ball. The goblin chief from Norway comes to attend with other strange guests from folklore. And it ends with a wedding. The fairy tale setting of the Tinderbox is inspired by that tale. On some days you can hear the story being animatedly read out loud. On other days, you can immerse yourself in the fairy tale with your hands when there is a workshop in the studio. But play, immersion and the artistic experience are always at the heart of everything.

“It’s really funny when he starts telling you about what every single thing in the room is thinking and feeling, and gradually it inspires you to think the same way. The other day, when I was weeding the garden, I was suddenly worried about whether the hoe and the rake even like their job of removing weeds!”
Sigurd Barrett, musician and author

For the young and old alike

The Tinderbox communicates Hans Christian Andersen’s fairy-tale world to children from all over the world: Families with children visit at weekends and on public holidays. Schools and institutions come on weekdays to participate in courses. Together with the adults, they are co-creators of storytelling and play, improvisational theatre and visual art. 
They fly on the wings of their imagination. Just like Hans Christian Andersen did.

The Tinderbox Cultural Centre for Children

Møntestræde 1
DK-5000 Odense C
Telephone +45 65 51 46 01

Practical information

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Opening hours

Monday-Sunday 10 am – 5 pm

16/9 – 30/12:
Saturday–Sunday 10 am – 4 pm
and on Danish holidays (*except on December 24th, 25th and 31st.)

The Tinderbox Cultural Centre for Children

Møntestræde 1
DK-5000 Odense C
Telephone +45 65 51 46 01

Practical information

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Opening hours

Monday-Sunday 10 am – 5 pm

16/9 – 30/12:
Saturday–Sunday 10 am – 4 pm
and on Danish holidays (*except on December 24th, 25th and 31st.)

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