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National Gallery of Denmark

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Address: Soelvgade 48-50, Copenhagen 1307, Denmark
Phone Number: +45 33 74 84 94
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Tue 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wed 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Thu - Sun 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours

The National Gallery of Denmark is a living museum - located in Copenhagen...

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. When you purchase a one-day ticket, you get unlimited access to all permanent displays, special exhibitions, the Bookshop, the Café. Visiting the Children's Workshop will cost an additional fee of DKK 30. Adults: DKK 110 Under 30: DKK 85 Under 18: Free 1 adult + 1 child: DKK 90 Annual pass holders: Free Groups (10+): DKK 100 per person

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Enjoyable visit to a beautiful gallery

We enjoyed wandering around this gallery and there was lots to see. Their cafe overlooks the palm house, which is really gorgeous. W only had cold drink but the food looked really... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We enjoyed wandering around this gallery and there was lots to see. Their cafe overlooks the palm house, which is really gorgeous. W only had cold drink but the food looked really good.

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Phoenix, Arizona
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The collection here has some nice highlights - Rubens, Bruegel, Matisse, Munch, Modigliani, but to be honest if you only have a few days in Copenhagen I would not put this on my must-see list. (We've been here almost 3 weeks and only just got around to this museum). It has a nice layout, although the map does not accurately... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We enjoyed our wander through this gallery. You probably need 90 minutes to wander around. Some sign posts on street corners to help you to find these places would be very helpful. It was good to see the works of some Danish artists, none of whom I was familiar with.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Me and my brother visited this museum on our last day in Copenhagen and I am glad we did. The museum hosts a large collection of Scandinavian paintings and sculptures but also other European art. If you like paintings then you can spend an entire day here.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I like the museum because everything was written in both English and Danish so I didn't have to worry about someone translating things for me. The museum told the history of the Danish people and people of th surrounding area. They had a great gift shop too!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Lots to see here. I could have stayed for much longer unfortunately they were closing and I had to cut the visit short. Would visit again

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A fantastic collection of art works from 1300 to current which covers some of the classics and many Danish artists! A cafe is available on site for lunch or a snack. The kids were given an activity sheet to complete on their way around the gallery, as well as there being activities for them in some of the sections.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This museum's collection is quite large, much more than I expected. There are several rooms dedicated to every century, so you will have many examples of art from many European countries during each art period, from Baroque to Modern. The artwork is well laid out so that you can walk in a circular path through the museum and see the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was focused on discovering modern and contemporary Danish art and was very satisfied with all exhibits. The new extension is also impressive. There are several video installations, so plan accordingly to be able to watch them. The only negative was the fact that 15 minutes before closing time we were being chased out of the museum. Not only told... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Loved the complete collection of Danish art. Really helped me with my Danish history, too. The European collection is put together in a way that you can really follow the movements in art history - and there are some real gems. The top floor chronicalizes the newer art movements - not my taste - but still very interesting.

Thank Kelly K

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Home to the largest number of embassies in Copenhagen, Inner Oesterbro has Østerbrogade and Nordre Frihavnsgade streets where shopping for clothes and modern Danish design is a must, particularly if you're not on at budget. There exists a great array of cafés and restaurants, from the reasonably priced to pricier Michelin ones. Fælledparken, one of the largest recreational areas in Denmark, is a park home to the Copenhagen Carnival as well as one of the world’s largest relay runs, with thousands of teams competing over several days.