About Museum Vestsjælland
Museum Vestsjælland is the state-recognized cultural history museum for the more than 285.000 citizens in Central and West Zealand.
The museum is the result of the merger on 31 December 2012 between Holbæk Museum, Kalundborg Museum, Museum Odsherred, Ringsted Museum og Arkiv and Sydvestsjællands Museum.
The museum's geographical area of responsibility covers Holbæk, Kalundborg, Odsherred, Ringsted, Slagelse and Sorø municipalities. The area of responsibility also includes Arkæologi.
The museum works with prehistory, the Middle Ages, the Renaissance and recent times. Within its area of responsibility, the museum also works with art related to the museum's geographical area of responsibility, where this is important for the understanding of local cultural history.