M/S Maritime Museum of Denmark

Iconic architecture underground awaits at the M/S Maritime Museum of Denmark built by star architects BIG - Bjarke Ingels Group. Sloping floors, interactive and atmospheric exhibitions give a fascinating look into Denmark’s role in a global world – then and now.   

Discover an underground world of maritime and award-winning architecture at the M/S Maritime Museum of Denmark built by the world renowned architects from BIG – Bjarke Ingels Group. The museum is built around the old dry dock from 1892 next to Kronborg.

At the museum you can experience numerous interactive exhibitions, which tells the story of Denmark as one of the world’s leading maritime nations in an atmospheric and dramatic manner. You learn about early globalization, the personal stories of sailors navigating the oceans and the technology and global society of today. In the interactive games you can control world shipping and learn about your own consumer habits – and you can get a real sailor tattoo.

Explore M/S Maritime Museum of Denmark’s 400 m2 maritime play world THE DREAM SHIP with the whole family. On the play ship there is plenty of space to play, sense and experience seafaring up close.

Appease your hunger in M/S Café with home made open sandwiches, salads and different options for children. Visit the museums shop where you will find carefully selected quality items – Danish design, books, toys, fashion and decorative art – all with a maritime touch.

M/S Maritime Museum of Denmark
Ny Kronborgvej 1
3000 Helsingør

 +45 49 21 06 85


Opening hours

Special opening hours

January - June: Tuesday-Sunday 11-17
July - August: Open every day 11-18
September - December: Tuesday-Sunday 11-17


Closed from 22nd December to 1st of January.

Opening hours are indicative. Please visit the museum’s website to be sure.


Adults: 120 DKK
Children: (below 18 years): Free
Groups: (min. 15 persons): 20% discount

Prices are indicative. Please visit the museum’s website to be sure.

Facilities, etc.

Disabled Access
Copenhagen Card