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Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek (Glyptoteket)

7 Dantes Plads, Copenhagen DK-1556, Denmark (Indre By)
33-41-8141
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Ranked #4 of 205 attractions in Copenhagen
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Type: Art Museums, Museums
Traveler Description: Hours: Tuesday-Sunday 11-17; Monday closed. Jan. 1, June 5, Dec. 24-25 closed.  Admission:  Adults 75 DKK. Children free. Sunday free. Non-Flash... more »
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Finedon, Northamptonshire
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23 reviews 23 reviews
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26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014 NEW

A magnificent museum with many sections dedicated to a fantastic collection of scultures from all over the world by the best sculptors in the world. Rodin's Kiss was my favourite but many of the others pushed my button's too.

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Dallas, Texas
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014 NEW

This is one of my favorite museums in Europe. So many different things to see. Roman busts, greek sculptures, eqypgtian mummies. I loved this place.

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Farum, Denmark
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014 NEW

Always amazed by this place and its beauty. This time I realized that it is a mess of architectural styles. Like putting all you like into one building. Luckily, it looks good, but why mix so much? In fact I prefer the smaller exhibition rooms with the paintings. Here I find focus and silence. Sure the halls with sculptures are... More

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Copenhagen, Denmark
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29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014 NEW

I went with the specific intent to find and photograph a Greek lekythos. While I was able to accomplish this task, the museum brought out more fascination for me than I initially thought it would. For example, did you know that Carl Jacobsen in 1881 trademarked the swastika as the symbol/logo for Carlsberg beer? I didn't, but I sure looked... More

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014 NEW

Lots of sculptures and an excellent central area, however there was a lot of empty space. Impressive that there were Egyptian mummies

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Ottawa, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014 NEW

This museum was really impressive with its collection and the way it is being organized around the place. You need to have a good amount of time in your hands to visit the place as you will have a lot to see and explore. They have varied amount of artists and some of the best works of each one of... More

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Waterloo, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

I visited the Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek during a 5-day stay in Copenhagen. I have visited numerous galleries and museums renowned for impressionistic art, and I was pleasantly surprised at the quality of the Glyptotek collection. Many museums have one or two major works of one or two famous artists, and then the remaining pieces are from less-known artists. The Glyptotek... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

If in Copenhagen this museum should not be missed.It has a very large collection of sculptures in a very beautiful and atmospheric museum.We were there on a Sunday so had free admission.It was a museum like no other, sculptures were very interesting.Museum not huge so could be seen in 2 to 3 hrs.Do not go to Copenhagen without visiting, well... More

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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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108 helpful votes 108 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

Modern, comfortable, wonderful and rich collection of modern art, egytian and ancient art, a nice exposition on Gauguin paintings. Plenty of space to admire everything, even in a crowded day. Excellent option in the city.

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Baltimore, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

The building is beautiful and houses collections of Rodin along with French paintings and incredible sculptures. The building itself is a work of art. It's free to visit on Sunday

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