Ballerup Museum is part of the charming village community in Pederstrup. The museum consists of two farmshouses, two small townhouses and historic gardens. The museum shows exhibitions focusing on the localhistory of Ballerup.
The exhibition “Destined for Ballerup” tells the story about Grand Duchess Olga Alexandrovna, who escaped the Russian Revolution in 1917 and settled down in Ballerup. It also tells the stories of Russian immigrants in Copenhagen during the interwar period, and the individuals, who through the ages have moved to Ballerup from other countries or other parts of Denmark.
The exhibition about the history of Ballerup shows the development of the city. In the exhibition you can among other things experience a classroom from the year 1900. In the farmhouse of Lindbjerggaard you can experience the living quarters of a farmer as they looked like in the eighteenth and nineteenth century. An old grocers shop and forge is established in Lynsmedens Hus where the smith often lights the fire in the forge.