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Address: Solvgade 48-50, Copenhagen 1307, Denmark
Phone Number: +45 33 74 84 94
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The National Gallery of Denmark is a living museum - located in...

The National Gallery of Denmark is a living museum - located in Copenhagen - with a unique collection of Danish and international art. It is the only museum in Denmark where you can enjoy a tour of 700 years of art history and also experience the nation's largest collection of Danish art from the eighteenth century to today's cutting-edge contemporary art. The museum provides guided tours, workshops for children, live performances, concerts and much more.There is free admission to the permanent collection and to the exhibitions featured in x-rummet. Admission applies to the major special exhibitions.

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This museum consists of the old building connected with a new part. Lots of beautiful art from Europe and Denmark specifically. Some rooms have the paintings hung too high to be... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 6 days ago
Amsterdam, The Netherlands

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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218 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This museum consists of the old building connected with a new part. Lots of beautiful art from Europe and Denmark specifically. Some rooms have the paintings hung too high to be truly admired. This is a pity, especially as the new wing is hardly used. The cafe is situated nicely with a view of the park but service is very,... More 

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Kongens Lyngby, Denmark
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228 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

World art free of charge, both Danish and European paintings and sculpture. Besides there is a good bookshop and a fine cafeteria

Thank Birte L
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27 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited the national gallery specifically to see the 'What's Happening' exhibition back in June. It was a great stroke of luck to be in Copenhagen when this brilliant feminist exhibition was taking place. Our experience of the gallery was very positive, The gallery is nice, the staff helpful, they have cloakrooms to use, good toilets and a nice shop.... More 

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South East England, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We were cycling around Copenhagen (great way to get around) and stopped by the National Gallery. My daughter is an art buff and she was very impressed, particularly as they had one of her favourite Matisse paintings. Quiet, well laid out and free!

Thank JNAL29
Calgary, Alberta
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28 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a very nicely laid out art museum with pieces from the 1300's up. The curators have made a serious attempt to make art accessible to everyone, of all ages, and have a number of hands-on activities which I though were really cool. All the explanations are in Danish and English which is very nice to those of us... More 

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Zagare, Siauliu Apskritis, Lithuania
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53 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

No other museum in Denmark shows such a rich and varied selection of art – from the European classics of the Renaissance to the overwhelming diversity of modern and contemporary art. The SMK is especially famous for its beautiful collection of Danish Golden Age art, the country’s most comprehensive collection of Danish contemporary art – and one of the world’s... More 

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Kitchener, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was doing a bike tour of Copenhagen when I drove by and decided to visit. This gallery has the expected variety of art works by various masters over the years - what "got me" for the first time is a painting by Charles Bloch that made me feel like the people in the painting were staring at me. Another... More 

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Northampton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Effectively surrounded by three city parks, this is a surprising museum which has two distinct sections - old and new wings - containing pre and post ?? 1900 art. The older element of the collection is interesting artistically and historically. The newer element is fresh and almost totally new to anyone familiar with galleries in non-Scandi countries. They seem over-proud... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a wonderful Museum with beautiful old part and a striking new part together enclosing the finest collection of Danish painters and painting . It is surrounded by a great park and it is next to the Botanical which also a great place to visit .The restaurant in the museum can be highly recommended .

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A little out of the way but worth checking out for its large collection of Danish and Nordic art, as well as a modest but interesting collection of early 20th century French artists. And it's free...

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