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Nationalmuseet

National Museum of Denmark

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History Museum and Art Museum
Indre By, København K
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  • Tony
    "anyone interested in viking history or history"(7 Tips)
    Francesco M.
    "best prehistorical Danish museum section"(5 Tips)
    Hans-Henrik T O.
    "Danish history, not least the iron age and viking age..."(2 Tips)
    Jenny L.
    "Free postcard with your Copenhagen card"(2 Tips)
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  • Fred A.
    Great exhibitions. They have a huge amount of artifacts and we spent a good 2 hrs walking through the museum. I recommend the Copenhagen Card, as admission is free.
  • Joe C.
    Joe CooperMarch 22, 2015
    Been here 5+ times
    The international section upstairs is amazing. The old display cases and just right lighting is something straight out of a Wes Anderson movie. You could spend hours looking through it all. 👍
  • Steen S.
    Steen SchønOctober 30, 2011
    Been here 5+ times
    As for the collection, it is outstanding, so please go. The pre-historic part has just been brought up to date and is of internatinal standard. For kids, visit Børnemuseet at the ground floor.
  • Tony
    TonyFebruary 20, 2016
    Could spend an entire day here - the most comprehensive museum in the city and a must for anyone interested in viking history or history in general.
  • Jakub S.
    Jakub SMay 15
    There is a photo booth with clothes from 1700-1900 which you can use and create your own style :) . Booth is open till 4:30 pm . Exhibitions start to close at 4:45 pm from the bottom.
  • Oumou N.
    Oumou NDecember 11, 2016
    You will need to go there early, there are many things to see. 3 hours minimum! (at least for me, as I like to take my time reading everything).
  • oliver
    oliverJune 3
    avoid, if the outside temperature is above 25 degrees. they lack air condition. the nationalmuseet is great though. many different stories are told and ages are shown.
  • Linde J.
    Linde JMay 12, 2015
    We visited with two kids (2 & 4 yo) and had a good time. The children's wing is really nice and interactive. And: this museum is free!!
  • Morten A.
    Morten AastadFebruary 15, 2013
    Very interesting. It's free and there's free Wi-Fi. Tons of unruly kids, people who can't understand you don't leave through doors marked EXIT and constant alarms drags it down a bit.
  • Martin S.
    If you wish to know more about Denmark and its history, it's a must in Copenhagen, even if you don't like museums, you will like this one!
  • Dubravko J.
    Dubravko J.September 19, 2012
    Prepare for lots of walking... I'd recommend splitting your visit in two days, or even more, if you really want to see everything. Great place to spend your day!
  • Niels
    NielsAugust 29, 2011
    Been here 10+ times
    First time visitors and tourists shouldn't miss the 'Danish Prehistory' exhibition and the 'Stories of Denmark 1660-2000' exhibtion. Begin your visit just to the left of the entrance hall.
  • Airplanemodeon
    AirplanemodeonMay 27, 2014
    The best museum I've been to! The way they display the historical facts is really intuitive and it makes you want to read everything!
  • Olly N.
    Olly NewportFebruary 5, 2017
    Admission isn't free any longer. 75DKK for adults, free for under 18s.
  • Christian F.
    Christian FriisOctober 4, 2012
    The old ceremony hall (Festsalen) on the upper floor above the main entrance is great for conferences. Beautiful setting and good acoustics!
  • Jerome R.
    Jerome RodrigoOctober 7, 2016
    The exhibits on display are very extensive. You'll need more than a day to go through everything the museum has to offer!
  • Burcu U.
    This is a huge museum. You can spend 3-4 hours easily. The Children’s Museum on the ground floor is great for kids.
  • Lover of Life
    Lover of LifeMay 31, 2016
    very beautiful and informative museum. spend as much time as you can. it close at 5pm.
  • Francesco M.
    Francesco MinciottiAugust 24, 2010
    Hey've got The best prehistorical Danish museum section I've ever experienced. Medieval section rather old and decay, need improvements. They use Twitter and foursquare actively, though: really cool!
  • Hans-Henrik T O.
    Hans-Henrik T Ohlsen (SU9)May 9, 2017
    Been here 10+ times
    Unfortunately the state museums, including this one, no longer have a free admission. It is free, though, to visit the museum shop and Restaurant/Café Julian.
  • Víctor S.
    Víctor SAugust 17, 2014
    Beautiful, big and free. We loved the recreations of old times scenarios.
  • Lukáš S.
    Lukáš StrnadelJuly 16, 2016
    They are now charging for admission - 75 DKK for adult person, 18 and under still for free.
  • Linda D.
    Linda DertingerJuly 24, 2014
    for you dont have to pay, just walk in and out however your child likes. there is plenty to see also for little children.
  • Edith S.
    Edith SAugust 14, 2014
    Tour (in English) of Stories of Denmark exhibition is great intro to country's history. 50DKK at 11am on Tue, Thu & Sun from Jun to Sep.
  • Sheep
    SheepAugust 27, 2015
    Don't expect a huge Viking exhibition, but learn real history of the pre-history through late Bronze Age people's around here instead on the ground floor.
  • Anna v.
    What a fantastic place to go with kids. We went with our 18 month son and he loved it!!
  • Sidney S.
    Sidney San MartínJuly 1, 2015
    Great collection, beautiful building. Don't miss the unusual glass elevator.
  • Kukkii K.
    Kukkii KoppeeSeptember 28, 2015
    Interesting museum of history. There's so much to take in, it's impossible to do it all in one visit.
  • Amy M.
    Amy MalespinNovember 7, 2014
    There's tons to see so make sure you give yourself plenty of time.
  • Travis C.
    Travis ColeJuly 30, 2013
    Be sure to check out the 20th century Danish history section on the 3rd floor.
  • Hans-Henrik T O.
    Hans-Henrik T Ohlsen (SU9)May 9, 2017
    Been here 10+ times
    Danish history, not least the iron age and viking age sections - see the hall of runic stones!
  • Vladimir P.
    Vladimir PosvyanskiyAugust 31, 2014
    Nice museum with no entrance fee, a great gift shop and phone charges in cafe
  • Greg L.
    Greg LovettApril 29, 2014
    The posh hotdogs from the cafe/kiosk in the main hall are really excellent.
  • Eric P.
    Eric PanFebruary 23, 2015
    Fascinating Danish pre history and onward. Of course, Vikings!
  • Paolo L.
    Paolo LimJuly 1, 2015
    Leave your big bags in the lockers before entering the exhibits. They're free of charge.
  • Nicole N.
    Nicole NewBlackApril 15, 2012
    Be sure to book a table for the amazing brunch! It's award winning and there is a huge variety!
  • Kristee S.
    Lot of random stuff about Asia haha but overall great! Cosplay exhibition
  • Cian M.
    Cian Mac MahonApril 18, 2015
    I got completely lost in this museum. Super interesting - check out the Viking artefacts.
  • Lucia L.
    Lucia LuFebruary 23, 2014
    So much to see! Make sure to have 3 hoots at least to cover all the floors
  • Jakub S.
    Jakub SMay 15
    Takes around an hour to see just one out of three floors so be prepared to spend there at least three hours.
  • Atsuo S.
    Atsuo SugiuraMay 25, 2016
    Fantastic and so amazing museum
  • Xenia M.
    Xenia MelchakovaOctober 11, 2012
    The Children's Museum is suitable for kids aged up to 12. Opening hours: Tuesday - Sunday from 10.00-16.30 pm
  • Sabina
    SabinaDecember 29, 2014
    A very forward-thinking museum, they embrace social media and encourage your photography and selfies.
  • Volker R.
    Volker RachoMarch 22, 2013
    There is a lot of stuff from Greenland also. worth a visit.
  • Timothy M.
    Timothy MöhleNovember 13, 2015
    The ancient history exhibit is exceptional.
  • Andreea T.
    Andreea TanuJanuary 23, 2013
    Huge place, but totally worth seeing!!
  • Marcos B.
    Marcos BrocJanuary 24, 2017
    If you've been in important museums (Paris, Rome, Madrid...), skip this one. Too expensive for what you get. Things throw in and lots of text to read. Zero interactive displays or audiovisuals.
  • María l.
    María la PandoJune 26, 2014
    Totally worth it! Their viking collection is impressive
  • Charlotte
    CharlotteAugust 16, 2016
    Great changing exhibitions. Worth a visit.
  • Mathilda L.
    Mathilda LarssonJune 5, 2017
    Good museum! Interesting exhibition on WW2.
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