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Arken Museum of Modern Art

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Address: Skovvej 100, Copenhagen 2635, Denmark
Phone Number: 43-54-02-22
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Tue 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wed 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thu - Sun 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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contemporary art!

If you are interested in contemporary art, this museum will show a lot of it. There are art works from international as well danish artist. a visit that will take you 1 or 2... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 14, 2015
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Teddington
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35 reviews 35 reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015 NEW

This is one of the best art galleries i have ever been to (and i have been to a lot) Focusing on contemporary art the building itself is worth the trip alone. The exhibition space is well lit and the galleries full of the best from around the world. The cafe has superb views over the sea and the shop... More 

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Copenhagen, Denmark
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31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

This 20 years old modern art museum south of Copenhagen has had several interesting and very good special exhibitions during the years. The reason for our last visit was thus a very good exhibition with the Skagen-painters P.S.Krøyer and M. Ancher. The permanent collection has contemporary art from 1990 - today by Danish/Scandinavian and some international artists, among other Damien... More 

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Alsager, United Kingdom
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43 reviews 43 reviews
6 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

Some great exhibitions including a permanent Damien Hirst gallery. Specially enjoyed the exhibition of the Skagen artists, Michael Ancher and PS Kroyer.

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denmark
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14 reviews 14 reviews
8 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Take a trip to Arken in Ishøj. Enjoy the art . Go to their excellent cafe. And take a walk in the wonderfull surroundings.. Look at the internet site to find out which artist are on the program. After the visit go to the nearby town Koege.

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Fribourg
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45 reviews 45 reviews
14 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015

If you are interested in contemporary art, this museum will show a lot of it. There are art works from international as well danish artist. a visit that will take you 1 or 2 hours. beautiful museum shop at the entrance. unfortunately the museum is located outside of the city centre of Copenhagen, took me about 45 minutes to get... More 

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Guildford, United Kingdom
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15 reviews 15 reviews
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13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

Arken is relatively easy of access from Copenhagen main station on the S line to Ishoj. At Ishoj there is the choice of taking a short taxi drive (my choice in winter), walking or waiting for a local bus (about one per hour). We fell foul of bus timings on the return journey and found the route marking on the... More 

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Valencia, Spain
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13 reviews 13 reviews
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

We were there to see the Hundertwasser exhibition and it was beautifully set up. Location is good even if you use public transport.

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Tetbury, United Kingdom
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39 reviews 39 reviews
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27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

This modern - ultra modern! - museum of contemporary art, built in the Ishhoj suburb of Copenhagen close to the seashore, looks from the outside like some kind of futuristic ocean liner, and holds within a host of striking and memorable exhibits. It has works by Scandinavian and other internationally recognised artists, including Damien Hirst, but for me its most... More 

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London
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59 reviews 59 reviews
24 attraction reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

We went having tried Louisiana but this is for hardened modern art lovers - we genuinely didn't get some of it - some of it was quite upsetting too but I guess this is what it's meant to do. It's a great building but it's quite expensive so again go if you're a fan not if you're passing by.

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Cape Town
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11 reviews 11 reviews
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

The Arken is a fabulous place to visit, followed by a short walk to the beach and/or lake on a sunny day. It's a little bit complicated to get there from Copenhagen central but we managed just fine. The Hundertwasser exhibition was a highlight of our entire visit to Copenhagen. A gorgeous space and fabulous art. We really enjoyed our... More 

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