Denmark’s Hans Christian Andersen museum gets fairytale makeover

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Denmark is honouring its most famous writer, Hans Christian Andersen, with a revamped museum that aims to immerse visitors in the fantasy worlds he created. Visitors have expressed delight with the new museum, which reopened in the summer and saw renovation work completed this month before it was shut as part of Denmark’s efforts to fight a Covid resurgence. From “The Little Mermaid” to “The Snow Queen”, Andersen’s works — which the author called his “children” — have inspired countless Disney films, ballets, songs and books. The old Hans Christian Andersen museum in the writer’s hometown of…

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