Arken Museum of Modern Art, Copenhagen

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#11 of 56 in Museums in Copenhagen
Arken Museum of Modern Art features works of modern and contemporary artists, including eight works of the controversial British artist Damien Hirst. See some of Hirst's most famous works: a dead cow immersed in formaldehyde, a diamond skull, and dead butterflies glued to a canvas. The museum has collected around 400 post-war contemporary art pieces by artists such as Olafur Eliasson, Shirin Neshat, and Wolfgang Tillmans. The building itself is a work of art that takes the distinctive form of a ship stranded on the shore only few meters from the sea. Sit in the museum cafe, which hangs from the side of the building like a giant lifeboat. You can also stroll along the long sandy beach here. To visit Arken Museum of Modern Art on your holiday in Copenhagen, and find out what else Copenhagen has to offer, use our Copenhagen online trip itinerary maker .
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  • The museum is 25 minutes outside of Copenhagen city centre but I think that this is part of the museum's attraction. It is a fantastic building located near the coast of country, I think it would be s...  more »
  • A walk outside Copenhagen unfortunately in overcast skies with a wheelchair. Very accessible and easy to move around. Also the entrance to the museum is easy. Fantastic nice Museum shop with really delicious things. Beautiful surroundings and relatively good price for entrance! But keep in mind map to Politiken plus or Older Case for otherwise there is no discount! May we not asked about the student discount!
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  • Fine art museum located in varied exhibition. Very nice physical environment. Unfortunately, the experience ruined by a particularly officious older male Museum guard, who were harassing customers, almost completely without reason. Very unpleasant manner to interfere with customers on.
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  • Very cool and interesting exhibitions when I was there. One of the best places I've been to for modern art. I loved the design of the building itself and the scenery outside. It was a bit far from Copenhagen - didn't expect that! But it's worth a visit and I spent a little more than 3 hours there! I Liked the museum shop, too!
  • Great place. Topnotch modern art in exciting surroundings. The Cafe is also quite yummy.
  • Perfect place to spend a day exploring various exhibitions of the biggest names in contemporary art from Damien Hirst to Ai Wei Wei
  • Nice place. The exhibition wasn't that good. Perhaps next time is better.
  • World love it if The museum was a bit bigger. Otherwise its a good place to spend 1-2 hours.
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