It is almost invisible. From a distance it looks just like another white sand dune. But, when you get closer, you will see a magnificent glass building almost hidden in one of the dunes. Tirpitz is the name of the museum that, back in January, the American TV station CNN named as one of the 13 most anticipated buildings to open in 2017. “The idea of the architects was that the museum had to be something in direct contrast to the unfriendly colossal bunker that’s located right next to it. We wished to create an open and welcoming democratic space – not an obstacle but an enrichment of the landscape,” says Claus Kjeld Jensen, museum director at VardeMuseerne, which Tirpitz is a part of.

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