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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  • This gallery houses the national collection of paintings. It is essentially European painting since 1400-1500 with the strength being in Danish art. Vilhelm Hammershoi has its own room with lots of...  more »
  • Considering this is the national gallery we were surprised at the relatively small number of pieces of art. The staff greeting us was welcoming, but inside they were much less helpful. The gallery is....  more »
  • I used the hop on hop off bus on the last day of my stay. Having visited the Little Mermaid (along with 100’s of other visitors), I boarded the bus and a few stops later I was at the National...  more »
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