The Museum Lolland-Falster is the State-recognized cultural history museum for more than 102.000 citizens in the southernmost isles of Eastern Denmark.
The museum was formed in 2009/10 as the result of a merger between Lolland-Falsters Stiftsmuseum, Guldborgsund Museum and Reventlow Museum Pederstrup.
The Museum Lolland-Falster consists of four exhibitions, which are situated in Maribo, Nykøbing F. and Horslunde. The different exhibitions of the Museum Lolland-Falster give the visitor various glimpses of the local history of the isles of Lolland and Falster from ancient to modern times.
The museum’s administration is located in Nykøbing Falster.
The museum’s geographical area of responsibility covers the whole of Lolland and Falster and thus Lolland and Guldborgsund Municipalities, an area comprising a little over 1.800 km2. The museum works with prehistory, medieval times, renaissance and recent times, furthermore the museum’s responsibility also includes archeology.
The research at the Museum Lolland-Falster focuses on the change, variation and continuity of human living conditions from the Ice Age to the present day on Lolland-Falster and in the Baltic Sea area from a national and international perspective. The museum’s research is largely basic research, applied research and developmental work with an emphasis on validity, transparency and knowledge production. In addition, the museum conducts research-based, reflected data collection with due regard to the overall vision and mission stated in the policies of Museum Lolland-Falster. Strategically, the museum focuses on five areas:
- Interdisciplinary and holistic work with the cultural heritage of Lolland-Falster.
- Relating the museum’s research to national and international research programs
- Relevant research in relation to the current social debate on Lolland-Falster.
- Prioritization of research resources based on the museum’s current focus areas and the museum’s core business strengths and potentials.
- Development of research dissemination
The Museum Lolland-Falster is also part of regional, national and international research projects.