The national Museum

Visit Denmark's largest cultural history museum

The National Museum in Copenhagen is one of Denmark's most popular and important cultural institutions. The museum has an impressive collection of art, history and cultural history spanning several thousand years.

the national museum
©The National Museum

10 reasons to visit the National Museum

  1. History: The National Museum has an impressive collection of historical artefacts spanning a period of more than 10,000 years. Visitors can explore Denmark's rich cultural heritage through exhibitions and interactive experiences.

  2. Art: The museum also has a large collection of Danish and international art. Visitors can see works by famous artists such as Vilhelm Hammershøi, Jens Juel and Bertel Thorvaldsen.

  3. Archaeology: The National Museum has one of the largest archaeological collections in Europe, with thousands of objects from Denmark and all over the world. Here you can explore the ancient civilizations and learn about life in the past.

  4. The Viking Age: The museum has an impressive collection of Viking objects that give an insight into the life and culture of the Vikings. Visitors can see everything from weapons and jewelry to ships and household items.

  5. Ethnography: The National Museum has an extensive collection of ethnographic objects representing different cultures and societies from around the world. Visitors can learn about the traditions, rituals and everyday life of different communities.

  6. Child-friendly: The National Museum is also child-friendly and offers a range of fun and interactive activities for children. There are also special exhibitions and events designed especially for children.

  7. Free admission: The National Museum offers free admission to their permanent exhibitions. This makes the museum accessible to everyone, regardless of budget.

  8. Beautiful surroundings: The National Museum is located in a beautiful, historic building in the middle of Copenhagen. The museum also has a large courtyard where visitors can relax and enjoy the surroundings.

  9. Special exhibitions: The National Museum also has a number of special exhibitions and events that change continuously. These exhibits allow visitors to learn about different topics and cultures in a deeper and more interactive way.

  10. Unique experiences: The National Museum offers a number of unique experiences, including workshops, lectures and guided tours. These activities allow visitors to learn more about specific topics and interact with experts in various fields.

©The National Museum

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Ny Vestergade 10
Copenhagen 1471 DK
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June - September All days: 10.00 - 18.00 October - May Monday: closed Tuesday - Sunday: 10.00 - 17.00