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National Museum of Denmark, Copenhagen

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Travel through 14,000 years of history at National Museum of Denmark, which narrates the stories of the many different cultures that once thrived in this and other parts of the world. The museum's eclectic collection includes everything from Viking coins and Bronze Age coffins to Egyptian mummies and African masks. Offering a kind of crash course in Danish culture, the museum stores a vast collection of prehistoric archeological treasures unearthed from Denmark's soil over the last few centuries. The easiest way to see the most representative exhibits quickly is by guided tour. Stop by the information desk at the entrance to sign up for one, or visit the website for downloadable guides and leaflets. Admission is free. To visit National Museum of Denmark and other attractions in Copenhagen, use our Copenhagen vacation generator.
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  • We spent a few hours here earlier today. There is a vast array of exhibits ranging from bronze age and earlier through to far eastern and Egyptian. I enjoyed much of it, but there were times where it ...  more »
  • I visited this Museum, well done but a little cold in historical, my advice if you are convey feelings more than three days you buy cards to turn to public transportation, visit museums and attractions without having every time hope they're up to it, spending more than makes up for it. Anyway to see
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  • 我去的時候還來得及不用收入場費,現在進去應該要付費了。博物館內詳細展出不同時期丹麥皇族、平民的東西。要不是要趕飛機回家,說不定我還會多溜一會。 另外,我媽行太久會累,幸好館內還有不少座椅,也有Cafe  more »
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  • There is a surprising amount of historic items included in this museum. The rooms are of varying quality, the pre-historic rooms are very well presented with central "wow" pieces, with less smaller pieces in-between. The middle ages has many items of interest, but the rooms and their presentation feels very dated. Indeed, there is renovation work going on in some of these rooms. Give yourself at least 2 hours to get around everything in the museum.
  • Really cool museum that takes you from the start of civilization through the modern era. I'm not usually a huge fan of museums but the plethora of ancient artifacts kept me enthralled for hours. You can easily spend an entire day here
  • A very comprehensive history of the Danes. Do check out the top floors - Modern times. It's actually quite good. Better than what the museum staff tell you.
  • Fantastic museum with lots of great exhibits. There are lots of artefacts relating to Danish history but also world history. Around 50 kroner for entry. We were not travelling with children but there seemed to be lots for children to do. There is a cafe and a gift shop.
  • Really interesting museum with a lot of difference stuff from a very long timeline. You can pass from the different age in a smart way, there is a lot of explanation in english and it is really easy to explore it. Unfortunately there is few rooms about the Vikings' period.