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Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek

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Address: Dantes Plads 7, Copenhagen 1556, Denmark
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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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Really beautiful museum

This museum had a wonderful collection of Impressionist art as well as Danish art, sculpture, Egyptian artifacts and a beautiful winter garden. It is free on Sundays which was... read more

Reviewed September 10, 2014
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Bronx, New York
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Bronx, New York
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63 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed September 10, 2014

This museum had a wonderful collection of Impressionist art as well as Danish art, sculpture, Egyptian artifacts and a beautiful winter garden. It is free on Sundays which was great. However, it was a heat wave when I was there and it was beyond hot inside (no AC)except for the Impressionist section. I was so relieved I stayed in those... More 

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Barbados
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
Reviewed September 10, 2014

The chicken was freshly cooked and the sauce and parmesan were perfect, also very good value. The tables look into the Winter Garden, a Victorian atrium with palm trees. The art and classical sculptures in the Glyptotek are very good too.

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South Salem, NY
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
Reviewed September 9, 2014

This is a very attractive museum with a good collection well displayed., My rating is colored a bit by the fact that the main floor sculpture collection was not air conditioned and we were there on a sweltering hot day. We were debating leaving when we discovered that the paintings and sculptured busts were in fact in air conditioning. The... More 

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New York City, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
Reviewed September 3, 2014

Nothing to dislike, very friendly environment, helpful and nice staff, one of the most beautiful winter gardens we have ever seen, and a great etruscan collection, a small but interesting Gauguin collection and a wonderful terrace!

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed September 2, 2014

What i remember seeing in art history books, they have an incredible collection of French master paintings - Claude Monet, Toulouse LeTrec, Vincent VanGogh, etc. The main focus of the gallery is the sculptures from Roman and Egytptian period.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed September 2, 2014

The museum was great and there is a great collection there. However the museum get very crowded on the weekends, so go there during the week.

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Malta Europe
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Reviewed September 2, 2014

Peaceful setting and an abundance of treasures. Need a few hours if you want to see it all. Heaven for the archaeology buff.

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Copenhagen, Denmark
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Reviewed September 1, 2014

I have been here twice and it is always a nice visit. There are a lot of different sculptures and other things from Roma, Egypt, etc. It is not huge, you can visit it in 2-3 hours and it is free on Sundays!

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Lisbon, Portugal
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Reviewed September 1, 2014

Liked everything from the inner garden to the Egyptian Collection. Also visited the conservators room, as a professional (researcher). Enjoyed also excellent catered cocktail party.

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Copenhagen
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Reviewed September 1, 2014

If you go to Copenhagen, then take some time to visit Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek. It has a very nice area with palms and trees inside the building, and the ambience is fantastic walking around looking at alle the the different sculptures and art. I would definitely recommed this.

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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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