Tickets for National Museum of Denmark

Get immersed in the cultural history of one of the world's happiest countries

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What's included
Access to the National Museum of Denmark
Access to permanent exhibitions
Guided tours, depending on the day booked
Temporary exhibitions
Visit the Victorian Home (Sat, Jun-Aug, 12:00), We Will Survive! (Sat & Sun, Jun-Dec, 13:30), and Meet The Vikings (daily, Sep-Dec, 11:30). Tickets available at the information desk at the main entrance)
Instructions

Show your smartphone ticket at the reception desk in the entrance hall.

Changing or cancelling your ticket
  • Cancellations are not possible for this ticket
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Overview
Opening hours
Today:  10:00 - 17:00
Tomorrow:  10:00 - 17:00
Saturday:  10:00 - 17:00
Sunday:  10:00 - 17:00
Monday:  Closed
Tuesday:  10:00 - 17:00
Wednesday:  10:00 - 17:00
Highlights
  • Embark on a journey of discovery into the cultural history of Denmark and the world and opt for guided tours on arrival
  • Delve into ethnographic treasures, Viking lore, colonial history, medieval artefacts and more
  • Kids can learn while they play at the Children's Museum - sail a Viking longboat, attend school in the 1930s, and defend a medieval castle from attack!
Description

Deep dive into a vast tapestry of Nordic (and international) cultural history at the National Museum of Denmark. Turn back the clocks with amazing exhibitions, and discover the treasures and people that played a starring role in Danish history. There's even an entire Children's Museum, where kids can absorb a healthy dose of history while they play.

Opt for a guided tour around the museum on site to get a flavor of Danish life and the values that shape Danish culture and society. Find out why Danes are so famously happy and liberal-minded, and just why there are so many bikes everywhere!

Kids can play their way through history aboard a Viking longboat at the Children's Museum, or attend a school class from the 1930s. Make a snack in a medieval kitchen, before bracing the castle for attack - you can't withstand a siege on an empty stomach!

Meanwhile, you can voyage back in time at the Classical and Near Eastern Antiquities exhibition to meet Egyptian mummies, and marvel at Persian ceramics, Roman utensils, Greek sculptures, and other amazing artefacts and treasures of the ancient world.

Don't miss out the incredibly preserved 2,000-year-old Woman from Huldremose, who looks surprisingly well for her age!

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Address
National Museum of Denmark
Ny Vestergade 10, 1471, Copenhagen
Key info
Wheelchair accessible
Live guide
Guided tours in August - December: Saturday & Sunday, free with your ticket
Additional info

Guided tours in English:

Visit the Victorian Home:

  • Saturdays at 12:00 from June to August
  • Price: 95 DKK
  • Tickets are for sale at the information desk, located at the National Museum's entrance

We Will Survive!

  • Saturdays and Sundays at 13:30 from June to December
  • Price: 50 DKK
  • Tickets are for sale at the information desk, located at the National Museum's entrance

Meet The Vikings

  • Daily at 11:30 from September to December
  • Price: 50 DKK
  • Tickets are for sale at the information desk, located at the National Museum's entrance
Insider tip

The National Museum of Denmark has come up with a novel solution to keep things interesting - The Boredom Button! Find it, give it a push, and see statues come to life, paintings talk, and secret chests open to reveal their treasures. The Boredom Button is hidden at various points around the huge museum building.

Oscar
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Ratings & reviews
Sep 27, 2019
Fabulous experience, so much to see!!
Sep 17, 2019
It was great! It was easy to get to And although it was fairly crowded when we showed up, we had no issue with the crowds as we went around. The museum is well laid out to lead you from one section of the museum to the other and you don't feel like you are missing stuff as you go along. Very educational and beautiful exhibits. I would definitely go there again.
Jul 21, 2019
A unique and thoughtfully curated museum that’s well worth a visit to satisfy your interest in Danish history and culture.

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