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The Royal Danish Arsenal Museum

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The Royal Danish Arsenal Museum houses permanent exhibitions about war, defence and weapon technology, and presents Danish military history from the 1500s until today. Experience the exhibition "Denmark's Wars" in the museum's large Rustkammersal...more
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Tojhusgade 3, Copenhagen 1220, Denmark
Indre By (Inner City)
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I have to be honest - this was a husband choice and I wasn’t expecting to enjoy it. However, it was really interesting and the staff were so friendly.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank LynnM159
Reviewed 1 week ago

being interested in history, we got an excellent summary of all the scandinavian conquerer wars of the past centuries. highlight: the walt-through-army-camp of danish troops in afghanistan!

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Adrian B
Reviewed December 28, 2018 via mobile

I don't like wars. I don't like guns. I don't like the army. I don't care about all those battles. But. Two hours of wondering around those two floors was not enough. And I only left because I had to as they were closing for...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank forpix
Reviewed October 24, 2018

Unless you re really into military stuff, I probably would skip this museum. Having the Copenhagen Card fortunately let me drop in without a paying an entrance fee or I would have felt disappointed. I was amazed however at how many wars Denmark fought and...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank spiegs882016
Reviewed October 18, 2018

The museum is also known as the Krigsmuseet or the Danish War Museum. It is over 2 levels. On the ground level there are 2 sections. The first is in relation to artillery, being cannons and early examples of 20th century artillery. The second part...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Jack V
Reviewed October 11, 2018

The museum is amazing and there is so much information and military items. It is interesting to walk through time with the different military items as you walk down the room downstairs. Upstairs there is the navel section; included within this there are a few...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Ecbj
Reviewed October 6, 2018

This museum is terrific. Two large floors of military items. The ground level has cannons and artillery from ancient times to modern day. The upstairs contains uniforms and swords as well as dioramas of Copenhagen and exhibits that discuss key battles and moments in Denmark's...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Double64Double
Reviewed October 5, 2018 via mobile

The museum consists of 2 floors. The first seemed to act more as a storage room for cannons than as a coherent display of weaponry, but the second floor was very well done. It’s one long floor where the exhibits are laid out in a...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank amandagN3165EB
Reviewed September 18, 2018

In the old armory building,a good collection of arms,models and uniforms from history.From vikings to the German invasion 1940.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank drullputt
Reviewed September 17, 2018 via mobile

If you like your military history this is a must. With lots of displays, uniforms, models and weapons/artillery pieces; it is easy to spend several hours here. As someone who spent 20 years in the British armed forces, I was hugely impressed with the ‘Distant...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Indre By (Inner City)
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architecture, broad avenues and tiny streets as well
as picturesque canals and a modern harbor. The inner
city is home to the Royal Danish Theatre, which
consists of three buildings, two of which are new and
situated on the harbor front. The streets, squares and
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