Danish Heritage Museum of Danevang

Contact Us :  979-578-0808

Email:  danishmuseum4@gmail.com

The Danish Capital of Texas


153 County Road 426, P.O. Box 368, Danevang TX 77432            Phone: 979-578-0808

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Membership Drive Under Way

Consider becoming a Member.

For the small price of $20 a year, you can become a member of Danish Heritage Preservation Society. Your membership include discounts at the gift shop as well as a discount for our Fun Run. You will also receive our newsletter to keep you up to date on all happenings at the Museum.

Contact Suzan at danishmuseum4@gmail.com for membership information.










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Since the first Fun Run the Danish Consulate of Houston has participated in multiple ways. Anna Thomsen Holliday, honorary Consul General, presented our trophies and was a participant in the Run. This year Anna was out of the state but we were fortunate to have the new Consul General of Houston, Jakob Vind, do the honors.

The Danish community of Houston is proud to be hosting the first Danish Consulate General in the South. The consulate

is housed in the Williams Tower in the Galleria in the heart of Houston’s extensive business community. The Consulate will focus on building business partnerships and opportunities for Danish companies throughout the South.

Texas has immense opportunities for trade and growth, Texas being one of the world’s largest economies. The new Consul General and Trade Commissioner is Jacob Vind who was with us at our Fun Run in April. He was previously in California where he was Head of Water, Technology Alliance at the Trade Council in North America.

This new Consulate is now one of three in the U.S. – Chicago, New York and Houston. The Danish Embassy is in Washington, D.C. and there is a consulate planned in Silicon Valley.

As members of the Danish American Chamber of Commerce of the SouthWest, DHPS welcomes Mr. Vind and his staff.

Welcome to New Consul General

June 8 - 10, DHPS and the museum was represented in San Antonio at the Texas Folklife Festival. Under the direction of Cheryl Lucas, Cynthia Priesmeyer and Natalie Hansen, we hosted a crafts tent celebrating Danish crafts. This is the first time we have participated in many years but are happy to be back.

WHAT: Texas Folklife Festival

WHERE; Institute of Texas Cultures

TIMES: June 8 5 P.M. to 11 P.M.
June 9 11 A.M. to 11 P.M.
June 10 12 noon to 11 P.M.
COST: $12.00

Texas Folklife Festival

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