Copenhagen's top museums
Copenhagen is a great city for art lovers and home to internationally acknowledged art museums, and also boasts some fantastic themed and historic museums. Here are the best of the lot; some in the lush outskirts of the city and others smack dap in the midst of it all.
SMK - The National Gallery of Denmark
Denmark's largest art gallery, SMK has an outstanding collection of Danish and international art.
Danish Architecture Center
Much more than a museum about Danish architecture, it's a full experience with walks, talks and more.
International contemporary art center showing installation art from world stars and emerging talent.
Ordrupgaard is a state-owned art museum close to Dyrehaven and Jægersborg in Greater Copenhagen. The museum is known for its large collection of French and Danish pieces from the 19th and 20th centuri...
Louisiana Museum of Modern Art - International art by the sea
The Louisiana Museum of Modern Art is a leading international art museum and an absolute top attraction in Denmark. Art, nature and architecture combine in a total experience that attracts guests from...
Buried deep beneath Søndermarken's green grass is a massive underground world holding the city's most unique art space.
ARKEN Museum of Modern Art
Discover works by Damien Hirst and Ai Weiwei at this stunning modern art gallery on the beach at Ishøj.
Den Frie Centre of Contemporary Art
This beautiful wooden building is of the oldest venues for contemporary art in Denmark.
The Open Air Museum, Frilandsmuseet, is one of the oldest and largest open air museums in the world.
The Workers Museum
Step back in time to the 1950s in this museum about everyday life set in the historic Worker's Union and Meeting building.
The Hirschsprung Collection
This glorious gallery showcases Danish art from the 19th and early 20th century, including the best of the Danish Golden Age.
M/S Maritime Museum of Denmark
Experience award-winning architecture and interactive exhibitions in the maritime surroundings of Kulturhavn Kronborg in Elsinore.
The Museum of Danish Resistance
Go underground and join the Danish resistance during the Second World War.
Newspaper cartoonist Robert Storm Petersen (1882-1949), known as Storm P., has his own museum at the entrance to Frederiksberg Gardens where you can view satirical drawings, cartoons and paintings. ...