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Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek

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Address: Dantes Plads 7, Copenhagen 1556, Denmark
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11:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Tue - Sun 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
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NY CARLSBERG GLYPTOTEK - EXPLORE 6000 YEARS OF ART This beautiful museum,...

NY CARLSBERG GLYPTOTEK - EXPLORE 6000 YEARS OF ART This beautiful museum, founded in 1888, invites you to discover Northern Europe's largest collection of Ancient Mediterranean art and visit the leading collection of French Impressionist paintings in Denmark. The wonderful buildings are filled with atmosphere and every corner offers a new experience. The heart of the museum is the classic 1906 sub-tropical winter garden with tall palm trees, a fountain and a fish pool. The museum was founded by the renowned brewing magnate Carl Jacobsen, who made Carlsberg beer known world wide. Address:Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek,Dantes Plads 7,1556 Copenhagen V

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Amazing collection with Edgar special sculpture show

We spent half night here during late closing thursday. The collection are precious and rare , from Roman, Greek, Egypt and Denmark. we have seen the ancient mummies in AD and BC... read more

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed today NEW via mobile

We spent half night here during late closing thursday. The collection are precious and rare , from Roman, Greek, Egypt and Denmark. we have seen the ancient mummies in AD and BC , very unique experience. Moreover, a collection of Edgar Degas sculpture originally for his own painting purposes were exhibited as well, was a bonus to us. Full of... More 

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Sofia, Bulgaria
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

It was a very nice and interesting museum. Consider that the Impressionism part of the museum will be opened only after March because of works!

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Oslo, Norway
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Fantastic place learn the history of the Jacobsen Family who founded Carlsberg , and stands for a lot of cultural institutions in Denmark

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

wonderful paintings and sculpture here, yet you don't walk your feet off to see it all. the degas and rodin sculptures are well worth seeing and Tuesdays are free.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This museum is a fine collection, mainly of sculptures, piece in marble, bronzes and others. Seems to cover all sorts of periods and there is also some French art collections which we were really Hoping to see but this bit was closed during our visit. There's a good collection of Danish art as well and the details are bilingual. Usual... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

An art gallery with lots of interesting content spread around the rooms of this building. It's not the largest of the gallery's in Copenhagen but the central winter garden or palm court makes an impressive centre piece.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Okay, so the French painting part was closed, but the collection of sculptures is fantastic. Also enjoyed the Danish painters exhibited and the bits of history I gathered. Very nice.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Situated in the very neighbourhood of my Copenhagen address, I had the opportunity to pass by it couple of times but had little time for such an important exibition site. Unfortunately. Next time.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A good way to spend a couple of hours, they don't actually brew carlsberg here anymore but you can see the old equipment and learn about how brewing processes have changed over time. Part of the tour includes seeing the draught horses in the stables. You get 2 free drinks with admission, or can opt for a drink and a... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I love all things ancient so I was pleasantly surprised by the wealth of Greek, Roman and Egyptian artefacts the museum houses. The highlight of this collection are the Egyptian sarcophagi, mummies and wooden models. They were just breath-taking. Another excellent feature of the museum was the atrium that you enter as you go into the main part of the... More 

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Inner Vesterbro
This neighbourhood is home to Tivoli Gardens, a world famous amusement park and beautiful garden always worth a visit. Just west of Tivoli, you’ll find Copenhagen Central Station, from where you can reach just about every part of Denmark within 5 or 6 hours, or you can reach Copenhagen Airport in less than 15 minutes. Next to the Central Station, you’re in the middle of “old” Vesterbro, where several cultures and hundreds of languages are spoken in an area not more than one square mile. This neighbourhood is considered one of the most trendy places to live in and to visit in Copenhagen. For a real treat, visit Kødbyen ("meat town"), home to several restaurants, cafés and nightclubs, all within a short walk of each other.
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