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TIMELINE

1989

— The starting shot for the Medieval Center - a trebuchet is built in connection with Nykøbing Falster's 700th anniversary.

— Founded as a self-governing institution.

— The big trebuchet is built.

1991

1994

Arbejdsmarkedets Feriefond donates 50 million DKK. 

— Construction of Sundkøbing begins.

1995

— The reconstruction of the Gedesby ship is launched and christened Agnete.

1996

— The restaurant Den Gyldne Svane opens.

— The first Knights Tournament is held.

— The harbor is excavated, and the first houses in the harbor are built.

1997

— Folkeskole's final exam deals with a visit to the Medieval Center with various tasks.

1998

— Reconstruction of a medieval diving suit, and attempts at diving.

— Medieval Center's first website.

2001

— The reconstruction of the Bredfjed ship is launched and christened Sophie.

2002

— The HO project team launches their first experimental archaeological experiment and research in gunpowder production.

2003

— The red merchant's house on the harbor is built.

2009

— The Knights Tournament field is expanded with galleries on both sides.

— The forest is rented from Det Classenske Fideicommis, and the exhibition "The Magic Forest" opens.

2010

— First international knight festival at the Medieval Center.

2011

— The brewery is completed and the construction of a medieval church begins.

2012

— Her Majesty Queen Margrethe and Prince Henrik visit the Medieval Center.

2013

— The Technology Park opens.

2015

— 25th Opening Season.

— Medarbejdere indgår i et Ph.D projektet fra Københavns Universitet, hvor slid på fodtøj blev registreret løbende over sæsonen.

2016

— 25th anniversary as a self-governing institution.

Griffenholm opens.

2019

2021

— Former director and founder Peter Vemming retires, new director Roeland Paardekooper takes over.

2022

— New image and websites for the Medieval Center and the Medieval Academy.

Construction of a medieval merchant's house, at the Medieval Center in Denmark.
Queen Margrete II of Denmark and Prince Henrik visits the Medieval Center in Denmark.
The fanstastic univers of Griffenholm, in the forest next to the Medieval Center in Denmark.
The Technologi Park, with reconstructions of medieval machines, at the Medieval Center in Denmark.
The medieval restaurant "Den Gyldne Svane" at the Medieval Center in Denmark.
Reconstruction of a late medieval diving suit, made at the Medieval Center in Denmark..
Medieval trebuchet reconstruction at the Medieval Center in Denmark.
Reconstructions of late medieval sailing ships at the Medieval Center in Denmark.
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