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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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  • To have our children with on 16 and 19. We "" fallen "" over it and Oh well then we could then go in and experience it, and Whoa we forgot everything else we had planned and agreements. We went right so quiet around the national museum and we had to read and see everything and every corner, Wick everything we should have with and it requires real something to a museum that can entertain two young people who were just happy with your phone but actually couldn't get enough and wanted to see more. Wonderful experience, it must take all your families with from young children to great grandparents.
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  • Very extensive about prehistory, nice change between culture and beautiful rooms. Apart from Danish also Egyptian culture, among others, But striking and disappointing little about the Vikings.
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  • The National Museum of Denmark has an entire section dedicated to children - the Children's Museum. It is completely hands-on and walks the children through about 300-400 years of Denmark's history. T...  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.