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. It couldn't be easier to arrange your visit to National Museum of Denmark and many more Copenhagen attractions: make an itinerary online using Inspirock's Copenhagen attractions planner .
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  • Would that all countries feature such detailed national museums that make you feel as if you really understand the people and the place where you're visiting. Having visited so many Asian and European...  more »
  • The Museum is not too large, which allows other rides on the same day. Tells the story of the country from prehistory to the present day. Interesting!
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  • The National Museum of Denmark is huge and filled with ancient European, Asian, African, and American artifacts. I've never seen so many different cultures represented in one museum. The building itse...  more »
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  • Fantastic museum with so much on offer to see. Charting all the coursebook Danish history. Brilliant exhibition on show here. Need to allow plenty of time though if visiting. I only had 2 hours and managed less than half so would say half day is probably minimum. Some great interactive displays too on show.
  • Great exhibits, definitely a must see in Copenhagen. The restaurant (Smor) is also excellent, with a selection of Smørrebrød that is excellent and extremely well prepared and presented. Great service too!
  • Superb museum with friendly staff. Most of the exhibits in English too. Could easily spend a full day here.
  • Nice history of Denmark and some great artefacts on show. I thought it was worth the 85 DKK entrance fee.
  • Super coool! There are English tours included in the entrance often and the guide is really pro explaining the history of Denmark.
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