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Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek

Dantes Plads 7, Copenhagen 1556, Denmark
+45 33 41 81 41
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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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Dantes Plads 7, Copenhagen 1556, Denmark
Inner Vesterbro
+45 33 41 81 41
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Reviewed July 20, 2015

phenomenal collection of art and sculptures. impressive impressionist collection including several from danish artists.

Thank eurasia010
Reviewed July 20, 2015 via mobile

Every is about 125 kr so it's not cheap. Though it's worth it. This houses the largest collection of sculptures outside of France and it also boasts an impressive collection of French paintings. The winter garden is surprising and really charming. The cafe also serves...More

1  Thank IvanaSydney2010
Reviewed July 20, 2015

The majority of the gallery is taken up with sculptures, mainly Roman antiquities, but there is a recent extension which houses a large collection of Impressionist paintings, particularly about 30 by Gaugin, which is a rare treat.

Thank heatheruth
Reviewed July 20, 2015

This is a super museum if you are interested in antiquities, well laid out and fascinating to explore. We also very much enjoyed the special exhibition on the work of the artist Man Ray

Thank gardenhistorian
Reviewed July 20, 2015

We would wish ourself to have such patron of art like Carl Jacobsen. The museum based on his collection, when it opened in 1897. It was enlarged twice. The building itself is an art object. It is a sculpture museum, more than 10.000 pieces, Egypt,...More

Thank 545medva
Reviewed July 19, 2015

This museum has a superb collection of French Impressionist works and sculpture. The collections are displayed beautifully and there is an amazing tropical solarium in the middle of the museum. Finding your way around is a little challenging, but once you find the collection you...More

Thank cellapink
Reviewed July 18, 2015

Not a general art museum but reflecting the personal collection of the son of the founder of the Carlsberg brewery, the Glyptotek has a magnificent collection of late 19th century French naturalist, impressionist and post impressionist painting (including several early Gauguin's that I had never...More

1  Thank DowntownAby
Reviewed July 18, 2015

Stunning building with a beautiful winter garden and pleasant tea room. Calm and gentle way to spend a few hours.

Thank londonfluff
Reviewed July 17, 2015 via mobile

Smallish museum with a great collection of ancient and modern statuary, including Egyptian, Greek, Roman, and modern French. A decent Antonius, a few good Hercules, and some good Rodin copies. Missed the paintings. Very nice, with good signage, but, holy moly, needs moving air (here...More

Thank burrowbk
Reviewed July 17, 2015 via mobile

A gem not to be missed. The French paintings and the room of Degas sculptures are worthy of any museum in the world. Coupled with the views from the roof top bar- an oasis in the center of this magnificent city! Saw a remarkable special...More

Thank josef v
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
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August 15, 2017|
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Response from Ottawagal62 | Reviewed this property |
If you go on a Tuesday, the admission is free. Double check in case they changed the free day.
April 17, 2017|
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Response from John K | Reviewed this property |
Yes they are.