From 1864 to 1920 the Danish area “Sønderjylland” was a part of Germany.
During the First World War the German Imperial Navy operated Zeppelin airships from Tønder city. The base was placed a few kilometers north of the city. On July 19, 1918 the Royal Navy carried out an air-raid on the base in Tønder. It was the first ever successful air raid launched from an aircraft carrier. The remains of the bombs used by the Royal Navy Sopwith Camels can be seen at the museum.
The Zeppelin- and Garrison Museum in Tønder opened in 1999. The museum is situated in the vicinity of the old base and among the exhibits are the original propellers from of the airships.
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Number of exhibited items
Cars & Automotive: 1-25
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Available in the following languages:
English, Danish, German
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Getting to the Museum
Address: Gasværkvej 1, 6270, Tønder, Denmark, Europe
Coordinates: 54.960881, 8.867144
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Main emphasis is on the history of Danish flying and aircraft production, both civil and military, and is in constant development with new exhibitions and planes.
Cars from 1914 up to a Danish electric car from 1990. Bugatti Brescia Type T13, 1923; Hispano-Suiza Type 64, 1932; Jaguar SS100, C-Type, D-Type.
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