Skagens Museum, Skagen

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Skagens Museum exhibits naturalistic and plein air paintings by the late 19th century members of the colony of Skagen painters. The museum was founded in a local hotel in 1928 and houses more than 1,800 works of art. See the favorite subjects of Skagen artists, such as fishermen at work, fishermen's cottages, landscapes, and views into the artists' social life. Taste a homemade cake at the cafe in the Garden House, which for a while served as artists' summer residence. The dining room of the hotel features period furniture designed by Maria Krøyer and portraits of artists that have been donated to the hotel owner. For Skagens Museum and beyond, use our Skagen holiday planner to get the most from your Skagen vacation.
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  • August 15, 2017
    Beautiful setting for beautiful pictures. Good dissemination of the images both on site and app. Exciting with a little mix of modern art along with the classics
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  • August 15, 2017
    This excellent museum grows all the time. New paintings by the famous Skagen Painters are collected and exhibited every year. You will never get tired of visiting this place.  more »
  • August 13, 2017
    Skagens Museum's own collection of works from the famous artist colony in 1800 century and changing exhibitions on the finest show combines several worlds, so that visitors can not avoid going uplifted and wiser away. A cosy museum with great art from a bygone era. The pictures speak for themselves, but the text and the written stories in exhibitions brochures promises the experience. Truly recommendable. We spent almost 3 hours on a review, and would like to come again.
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  • June 30, 2017
    Good service. The best of Danish artists.
  • February 5, 2017
    I was not aware of this gem before visiting Skagen. The paintings, from the Skagen School are wonderful, naturalistic depictions of Skagen life in Victorian times. Displayed in the traditional manner with good light.
  • July 4, 2017
    Top coffee and lunch at this nice garden cafe.
  • June 30, 2017
    Fantastic place that you need to visit.
  • July 9, 2016
    The art in this museum is fantastic, beautiful paintings of the local area and a lot more. Our family visit was ruined by one intendent who kept following us around on the verge of harassment. After spending time in the children's drawing area, he finally insinuated that we had stolen the pencil sharpener, clearly visible on the windowsill. After that I had enough and decided to leave, after just 20 minutes. An awful shame that one person ruined this for us, hopefully you will not have the same experience.

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