Museums Copenhagen

Museums Copenhagen

During your sightseeing tour in Copenhagen you will have plenty of opportunities to visit one of the museums in the city. At the National Museum and the Copenhagen City Museum you will learn everything about the history of Denmark and Copenhagen. Would you like to discover some great Danish art? Then you should visit Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek or the National Art Museum. Copenhagen also doesn’t forget its youngest visitors. In the city you can find some fantastic museums that are perfectly suited for children, like the Zoological Museum Copenhagen and the Experimentarium.

National Museum

The Nationalmuseet or National Museum is one of the most important museums in Copenhagen, especially if you would like to learn more about the history of Denmark and its capital. The museum contains a lot of historic objects that will give you a good impression of the history of the country. The Nationalmuseet is also the place to be if you are interested in the history of the Vikings. Although the museum mainly concentrates on the national history you will also find here some very interesting artifacts from other countries. The most important foreign show pieces of the museum are a traditional Bedouin tent and some Egyptian mummies.
Address: Ny Vestergade 10

Copenhagen City Museum

The Copenhagen City Museum can be a nice first stop during your citybreak Copenhagen. At this museum you learn everything about the history of the city from the Middle Ages till now. The extraordinary artifacts, paintings and pictures are organized in wonderful expositions. The Copenhagen City Museum is also responsible for some amazing excavations and archeological finds at important historical sites in the city. This museum is also the place to be if you want to know more about famous people who once lived in Copenhagen such as the philosopher Søren Kierkegaard (1813 -1855).
Address: Vesterbrogade 59

Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek

Would you like to know more about Danish art? Then the Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek will be a perfect museum for you to visit during your citybreak Copenhagen. Here you can watch the work of famous Danish painters from the 19th and 20th century, such as Eckersberg, Købke, Lundbye and Philipsen, who gave an important impulse to the development of the art of painting in Denmark. Are you more interested in sculptures? Then the collection of sculptures of the 20th century Danish sculptor Kai Nielsen will definitely surprise you in a very pleasant way. But at the Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek you can also admire impressive ancient Egyptian, Greek and Roman art.
Address: Dantes Plads 7

National Art Museum

The National Art Museum or Statens Museum for Kunst is a wonderful museum with the most beautiful paintings of the best national and international artists ever, such as Christoffer, Eckersberg, Bruegel, Rembrandt, Rubens, Matisse and Picasso. The National Art Museum also has a special area just for children.
Address: Sølvgade 48-50

Zoological Museum Copenhagen

A visit to the Zoological Museum Copenhagen will be an amazing experience for the whole family. At this museum you can discover everything about the origins of different animals. The main attractions of the museum are a skeleton of a gigantic mammoth and an enormous whale. In total, the collection of the Zoological Museum Copenhagen contains more than 10 million specimens.
Address: Universitetsparken 15


Copenhagen is an excellent destination for a citybreak with children. They will not only enjoy the entertainment parks like Tivoli and Dyrehavsbakken, but they will also have a lot of fun at a museum like the Experimentarium. Here they will enjoy themselves with great science, technology and nature orientated experiments. The Experimentarium houses in a former brewery.
Address: Tuborg Havnevej 7

Guinness World Record Museum

One of the museums you shouldn’t miss in Copenhagen is the Guinness World Record Museum. In this great museum you will get a nice overview of the most spectacular, extraordinary and funniest world records ever. You can have a look at amazing video’s and pictures of people trying to break all kinds of records. This museum will be a lot of fun for the whole family.
Address: Østergade 16

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