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National Gallery of Denmark

National Gallery of Denmark is Denmark’s largest art museum and is beautifully situated in one corner of Østre Anlæg overlooking the King’s Gardens. Danish and International art from the early Renaissance to new contemporary art is on display here. With this wide range of possibilities of experiencing, SMK gathers the old and the new, the adults … Continue reading National Gallery of Denmark

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Ordrupgaard Museum

Ordrupgaard Museum houses French Impressionist art and Danish art from the Golden Age with an exquisite collection of paintings by artists such as Monet, Gauguin and Hammershøi. With an extension to the building made by star architect Zaha Hadid in 2005 and Finn Juhl’s house in 2008, the museum has gained a strong architectural profile. … Continue reading Ordrupgaard Museum

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The Viking Ship Museum

The Viking Ship Museum  is very fittingly, set on the beautiful shores of the Roskilde Fjord, where from the Viking invasions of Russia, the British Isles and Northern France were launched. The ancient Nordic capital of Roskilde, where Nordic Kings and Queens are buried, acts as the backdrop to this magical living Museum. Visiting the … Continue reading The Viking Ship Museum

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Natural History Museum of Denmark

The Danish Museum of Natural History is in fact  a part of Copenhagen University and is itself composed of three museums. The beautiful Botanical Gardens set in the middle of Copenhagenm provide a beautiful backdrop for the Botanical Museum & Library, the Geological Museum whilst the Zoological Museum is located further afield next to the … Continue reading Natural History Museum of Denmark

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Danish Film Institute

The Danish Film Institute, DFI, is Denmark’s national agency for film and cinema culture. DFI supports the development, production, and distribution of films and run the national archives. In addition DFI has one of the world’s largest film libraries. In the heart of Copenhagen by the King’s Garden, The DFI Filmhouse is the vibrant meeting place … Continue reading Danish Film Institute

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The Royal Danish Theatre

At the centre of Hans Christian Andersen’s universe, when he arrived in Copenhagen, was the Kongelige Teater – or as it’s better known to tourists, The Royal Danish Theatre.  It’s a little-known fact that his dream was to become a dancer and singer, but I suppose it’s lucky for us that he decided to pursue … Continue reading The Royal Danish Theatre

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The Johannes Larsen Museum

In 1901, Johannes Larsen and Alhed Larsen, both of them painters, built their house on Møllebakken (Mill Hill) in Kerteminde, thereby creating not only an artistic framework for their home togehter, but also a hospitable gathering place for artists, writers and sculptors. With its 16 guest beds, it was a heaven of art and culture … Continue reading The Johannes Larsen Museum

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The Danish Architecture Centre

The Danish Architecture Centre (DAC) is located in Copenhagen and is the main exhibition space in Denmark for architecture. You can experience a broad range of exhibitions, and it is the perfect place to start, if you want to learn more about the world famous Danish architecture and city planning. The goal is to create … Continue reading The Danish Architecture Centre

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Thorvaldsens Museum

In the heart of Copenhagen, snuggled between the impressive Christianborg Chapel and the Parliament buildings, you’ll find a peaceful museum celebrating the artistic genius of one man. Simply know to the Danes as Thorvaldsen. Thorvaldsen was one of the most famous artists in 19th century Europe. Admitted to the Royal Academy of Fine Arts at … Continue reading Thorvaldsens Museum

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The National Museum of Denmark

The National Museum of Denmark is Denmark’s largest museum of cultural history. The museums main domicile is a classical 18th century mansion just a stone’s throw from “Strøget” at the center of Copenhagen. The National Museum is the museum for all of Denmark, where you can follow the history of the Danes right down to … Continue reading The National Museum of Denmark

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The Karen Blixen Museum

Karen Blixen (1885-1962), or as she is sometimes better known internationally, Isak Dinesen, considered one of Denmark’s most significant 20th century writers, was born in Rungstedlund, where she lived most of her life before and after her years in Africa.  From 1914 to 1931, Karen Blixen ran a coffee plantation in the outskirts of Nairobi, … Continue reading The Karen Blixen Museum

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Design Museum Denmark

Designmuseum Danmark offers displays of decorative art, crafts, and industrial designs from the Western world and Asia from the late Middle Ages and up to the present. Earlier, the museum was the first public hospital in Denmark; The Royal Frederik’s Hospital, where Søren Kierkegaard was admitted and died in 1855. Apart from the permanent collection, … Continue reading Design Museum Denmark

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CultureNordic Editions

Our museums are the guardians of cultural authenticity, and as such we have come to expect that their souvenirs and mementos are more than just branded knick-knacks. At CultureNordic we are dedicated to the development of authentic and meaningful gifts, which faithfully express the museums core narrative. CultureNordic assists in the rediscovery of the unique … Continue reading CultureNordic Editions

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Skagens Museum

Skagens Museum was founded in the dining room at Brøndum’s Hotel in Skagen on the 20th October 1908. Pharmacist Victor Christian Emanuel Klæbel, hotel owner Degn Brøndum and the artists Michael Ancher, P.S. Krøyer and Laurits Tuxen were elected to form the first board. The aim was to gather the works of the Skagen painters … Continue reading Skagens Museum

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Museum Jorn

Now that Jorn’s work can be seen in perspective and viewed as a whole, he stands beside Edvard Munch as a major figure in Northern European painting. He was thirty in 1944 when Munch died, and their contributions are, of course, very different. Munch painted picture after picture of the lonely individual searching for companionship … Continue reading Museum Jorn

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The North Atlantic House

Copenhagen was through 300 years the gateway to the North Atalantic, and so it was appropriate that when it was decided to establish a creative centre for the North Atlantic culture, that it was placed in one of the landmark harbour buildings right in the centre of Copenhagen. North Atlantic House is a cultural centre dedicated to preserving, … Continue reading The North Atlantic House

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Brandts

The Museum Until 1 July 2013 Brandts Museum was home to three independent institutions: The Media Museum, The Museum of Photography and Kunsthallen Brandts. On 1 July Kunsthallen Brandts, The Museum of Photography and the Funen Art Museum merged into one big art museum. New director at Brandts is art historian Mads Damsbo. Both vision … Continue reading Brandts