Fossil and Mo-Clay Museum

The Drying Barn

Beautiful Nature Trail | History of the Mo-Clay Industry

After visiting the Fossil and Mo-Clay Museum or Skarregaard, consider taking a stroll along the beautiful nature trail to the restored drying barn at the old Skarrehage Mo-Clay Plant. In 2013 Museum Mors was granted a considerable sum by the A. P. Møller Foundation for the restoration and presentation of the large drying barn, measuring roughly 190 by 9 meters, which was used from the late 1940s until 1977 to wind-dry mo-clay bricks from Skarrehage Mo-Clay Plant in the northern part of Mors. The largest of its kind in Denmark, the drying barn is located just south of the Damolin factory complex and is surrounded by Limfjorden and a large bird sanctuary. Originally one of many in the area, it now remains the only one still standing.

Visitors to the drying barn will, through text and photos, learn the history of its use and the mo-clay industry on Mors from its humble beginnings in the early 1900s and all the way up to present day.

The drying barn is not accessible by car, so instead take a brisk stroll through the beautiful nature from Skarregaard and experience a unique history in unique surroundings. Feel free to pack a lunch and a thermos for the trip as the drying barn has two lunch rooms with tables and benches and a beautiful view of the bird sanctuary. The drying barn is free to visit and open all year round.


Fossil and Mo-Clay Museum

Skarrehagevej 8

7900 Nykøbing Mors 

Phone: +45 97723421

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