National Gallery of Denmark, Copenhagen

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Containing impressive displays of both foreign and Danish art across the centuries, National Gallery of Denmark will transport you through the major periods of Denmark's art history, ranging from Medieval to Renaissance to contemporary. The gallery is home to more than 9,000 paintings and sculptures, plus 300,000 works of art created on paper. Early exhibits includes works by Titian and Rembrandt. Modern exhibits include works by Picasso and Matisse. Entry is free for the permanent collections of Danish and Nordic art, European art, Danish and international art, and French art. Check the website for more information about the guided tours, workshops, performances, and concerts that also take place here. Lockers and strollers are available at no charge. For travelers who use our world travel planner, Copenhagen holidays become easier to arrange, with trips to the National Gallery of Denmark and other attractions mapped out and timetabled.
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  • If you are in Copenhagen. must visit SMK (staten museum for Kunst) ie National Gallery of art. beautiful collection of art inside. will make you feel money well spent. we got limited time to go round ...  more »
  • Denmark, Copenhagen .. not good enough, I have visited museums throughout Europe, the SMK is in comparison dirty, worn out and lacking the class that should be present, it is not enough that there is ...  more »
  • It's the little things that add up to make this a fantastic museum. For example, there are art books throughout the museum for patrons to look at as they sit and look at the art. Even in the lobby! Th...  more »
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