Alhambra, the museum for humor and satire, exhibits the humorous version of the history of the Danes. The exhibit tells the story…
Ballerup Museum is part of the charming village community in Pederstrup. The museum consists of two farmshouses, two small townhouses and historic…
Christiansborg are castles built on top of castles. Here, Danish kings lived, and here you can discover a collection of art by…
Vor Frue Kirke
Vor Frue Kirke is probably best known as the church where Crown Prince Frederik and Crown Princess Mary were married on May…
Both children and adults can enjoy a visit to Copenhagen Zoo and the animals wonderful world.
Danish Museum of Science and Technology is paradise for children and adults, where you can explore a world of technological inventions that…
By the gateway to the more than 400 year old building at Christiansborg in Copenhagen, you find the history of Denmark.
Jacob Fortlingsvej 1
The National Aquarium Denmark (Den Blå Planet, Danmarks Akvarium) is Northern Europe’s largest and most modern aquarium.
1260 Copenhagen Municipality
Designmuseum Danmark is Denmarks largest museum for Danish and international design and a central exhibition forum for industrial design and applied arts…
2450 Copenhagen Municipality
DieselHouse is a wonderland for all with an interest in technology and history. The museum shows the development of diesel technology though…
Explore a hidden piece of Danish History at Esrum Abbey, founded in 1151 by the Cistercian Order and once amongst the largest…
At Flynderupgård Museum you find the story of Danish agriculture in the 1930s. It is the story of farm life, the animals…
Open Air Museum – Old Denmark is one of the largest and oldest open air museums in the world. Old Denmark -…
A visit to Greve Museum shows you 250 years of cultural history from the Hedebo region south of Copenhagen where agriculture, horticulture,…
The Heerup Museum offers a unique experience of being able to observe and enjoy the work and thoughts of visual artist Henry…
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At Elsinore Museum you can experience the city’s long history through exhibitions, city tours, local archaeological finds, the city’s architecture and the…
Most people know Frederiksborg Castle, but few know of the city that surrounds the castle. The old town of Hillerød grew around…
At Hørsholm City Museum you can pry into the 1700s royal affairs and see how a boy looked 7,500 years ago.
J.F. Willumsen was one of the most versatile artists in Denmark. The collections include Willumsens own works, his Old Collections and large…
Discover one of Denmark’s most important cultural and historical sights: the magnificent and impressive Kronborg Castle, which from the outside appears as…
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Kroppedal Museum in Vestskoven (the western woods) links the past with the present, providing an experience that will leave you starry eyed…
Ny Kronborgvej 1
Iconic architecture underground awaits at the M/S Maritime Museum of Denmark built by star architects BIG – Bjarke Ingels Group. Sloping floors,…
Mosede Strandvej 87a
Visit the Mosede Fort casemates and discover the story of neutral Denmark during World War 1. Explore the Great War from the…
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The Furesø Museums consists of three exhibition sites: Mosegaarden, Købmandsmuseet Cornelen, and the Danish Immigration Museum. The museums tells the story of…
The Lighthouse Museum at Nakkehoved describes Danish lighthouse authority’s development from king Frederik 2.s time in the 1500s to the current automation.
At the Vedbæk Finds you can discover unique finds from prehistoric Denmark.
Visit Mothsgården, the Vedbæk Finds and the historical archives of Rudersdal and discover unique finds from prehistoric Denmark and special exhibitions dealing…
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Skibshallerne – the smell of tar and salty sea If you are interested in fishing and old wooden boats, visit Skibshallerne in…
Skibsklarerergaarden offers a unique environment and a well-kept shop from when ships from all over the world were forced to call at…
SMK – The National Gallery of Denmark (Statens Museum for Kunst) is Denmark’s largest art museum, featuring outstanding collections of Danish and…
The museum shows just how versatile the man Storm P. was and shows objects from his work as a cartoonist, painter, actor,…
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Visit Bakkehusmuseet and step right into a piece of Danish Golden Age history. Kamma (Karen Margrete) and Knud Lyne Rahbek’s home on…
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A visit to the Bank and Savings Museum is a look into the history of Danish banking system of the 1800s.
Søren Kierkegaards Plads 1
1221 Copenhagen Municipality
The Black Diamond shows special exhibitions and collections and hosts talks, concerts, lectures etc. The Royal Library – The Black Diamond is…
At The Circus Museum you are introduced to the marvelous circus world with the bearded lady and the graceful circus princess and…
The Cisterns was once a subterranean reservoir, containing the supply of drinking water for the Danish capital. Today the underground cave hosts…
Note: The museum is closed until February 7th 2020.
The Danish Architecture Center (DAC) shows exhibitions focusing on city development and architectural wonders and hosts lectures, talks, city walks etc. DAC…
2200 Copenhagen Municipality
Explore the Danish police exciting and eventful history from the corps formation until today.
1306 Copenhagen Municipality
In the heart of Copenhagen you find a treasure trove of Islamic art. The David Collections grants you insight into the Islamic…
Dantes Plads 7
Glyptoteket presents the largest collection of ancient art, French art and Danish Golden Age art in a frame where even the architecture…
Dramatic hunts on sweaty horses and delightful banquets in the countryside. The Hermitage tells the exciting story of the royal hunts in…
2100 Copenhagen Municipality
The Hirschsprung Collection is beautifully situated in the green parklands of the Østre Anlæg on the old ramparts of Copenhagen. The museum…
Rungsted Strandvej 111
2960 Rungsted Kyst
Visit the site of world famous writer Karen Blixen’s childhood home, and experience the atmosphere of the rooms in which these well-known…
Exploring, understanding and treating the body has always been the job of medicine. At Medical Museion we explore what medicine means for…
Art, culture and history is gathered at king Christian 4.s renaissance castle, which is one of Copenhagen suburban’s finest museums.
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This unique Music Museum offers an exceptional interplay between the practising musicians and the culture-historical musical instruments.
Ny Vestergade 10
The National Museum of Denmark, in the heart of Copenhagen, is the museum where you can experience the story of Denmark from…
North Atlantic House is a new cultural center in Copenhagen that offers art and culture from Iceland, Greenland and the Faroe Islands.
1253 Copenhagen Municipality
Discover all sorts of sculptures and reliefs from collections, museums, temples, churches and public places in the western world. The exhibition is…
Christiansborg Ridebane 18
At Christiansborg Castle, which in the 1700s was the residency of the king, opened a court theater to King Christian 7 in…
Experience five original viking ships and much more.
Travel back in time and explore the historical defence of Copenhagen in a new and unique way.
Experience the daily life of Copenhagen workers. See how the development of the welfare state influenced living conditions. Trace the history of…
Bertel Thorvaldsens Plads 2
Thorvaldsen’s Museum houses the work of the world-famous Danish sculptor Bertel Thorvaldsen.
Carlsberg Visitor Centre is closed for modernisation As a consequence of many years of wear and tear, the ongoing development of the…
The Ruins of Æbelholt Monastery were excavated from the 1930s to the 1950s – and it was no small thing that popped…
The museum guide
A guide to museums in Copenhagen
Every year Copenhagen Museums and Attractions issues a printed guide providing an overview of museums in the greater Copenhagen area - from The Viking Ship Museum in West to Malmø Konsthall in East. The guide is issued in a Danish and an English version, and can be found at museums, libraries, exhibition venues and tourist informations in the greater Copenhagen area.