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Thorvaldsens museum

Denmark’s most famous sculptor is Bertel Thorvaldsen. Being the son of an Icelandic wood craftsman, Thorvaldsen left for Rome at a young age to try his luck. He would become known as one of history’s most important neo-classical artists whose statues...

Statens Museum for Kunst

The Statens Museum for Kunst cherishes a beautiful collection of European art. Danish painters, such as Christoffer Wilhelm Eckersberg and both Anna and Michael Ancher from the Golden Age, are especially well represented here. Works by the grand mast...

Ordrupgaard Museum

The Ordrupgaard art museum is situated in a magnificent park close to Dyrehaven, the Royal Deer Park. The museum’s collection consists of 19th and early 20th century French and Danish art. The French collection is one of the most exceptional collecti...

Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek

Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek has a collection of more than 10.000 world-class works of art among which Greek and Roman sculptures, Egyptian art and Etruscan items. The museum also houses beautiful Danish paintings and sculptures from the Golden Age as well...

Nationalmuseet

This four story museum houses thousands of years of Danish history and its corresponding objects. The Nationalmuseet also has items on display from other parts of the world. In the 18th century the building served as the official residence of the Roy...

Livgardes Historike Samling

They are among the most familiar symbols of Copenhagen: Den Kongelige Livgarde. These Royal Life Guards can be recognised by their red uniforms and bearskins. Every day, the changing of the guards attracts many people to Amalienborg Slot. The daily p...

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