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Experience Copenhagen Cultural District

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Within 10 minutes’ walk in the heart of the historic city centre 19 museums and cultural institutions make up Copenhagen Cultural District. Explore Danish and international culture and history in a small area with a large cultural significance.

October 10-18 is autumn break in Denmark, and as per tradition, museums and other cultural venues have special events, exhibitions and experiences to you. Copenhagen Culture District have more than 70 activities in their autumn break programme. (Note that some are in Danish).

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Danish Architecture Center

Much more than a museum about Danish architecture, it's a full experience with walks, talks and more.

Museum of Copenhagen
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Museum of Copenhagen

Get under the skin of Copenhagen at its city museum.

The Garden of The Royal Library
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The Garden of The Royal Library

A delightful green space and public garden hidden behind The Black Diamond.

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Royal Danish Library - The Black Diamond
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Royal Danish Library - The Black Diamond

The stunning modern addition and its historic older counterpart hold books, exhibitions, a cafe and much more.

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Thorvaldsens Museum
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Thorvaldsens Museum

A celebration of the life and work of Danish sculptor Bertel Thorvaldsen.

Nikolaj Kunsthal
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Nikolaj Kunsthal

Don't be fooled. It's not a church: it's a modern art gallery in disguise.

The Theatre Museum at The Court Theatre
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The Theatre Museum at The Court Theatre

Discover the history of Denmark through set design, costumes and royal misbehaviour.

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The Danish Jewish Museum
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The Danish Jewish Museum

Jewish life in Denmark, presented in a museum designed by Daniel Liebeskind.

BLOX
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BLOX

A modern harbourfront area with public squares, exhibition spaces and much more.

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Kunstforeningen GL STRAND
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Kunstforeningen GL STRAND

Modern art gallery with a focus on young artists.

Copenhagen City Archives
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Copenhagen City Archives

The City Archives stores Copenhagen's most important records and documents, going back to 1275.

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The National Museum
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The National Museum

Denmark's showstopping national history museum.

Danish War Museum
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Danish War Museum

Showcasing Danish military history from the 1500s until today, from samurai swords to World War II and the war in Afghanistan.

Glyptoteket
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Glyptoteket

Art and sculpture museum in central Copenhagen with a glorious winter garden.

Rigsarkivet
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Rigsarkivet

Rigsarkivet (The Danish National Archives) collects and preserves historical sources. 

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Christiansborg Palace
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Christiansborg Palace

Experience 800 years of royal history at the awe-inspiring Christiansborg Palace.

The Lapidarium of Kings
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The Lapidarium of Kings

A lapidarium is like a retirement home for sculptures. Come explore sculptures of old at this unique museum.

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Tivoli Gardens
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Tivoli Gardens

Magical Tivoli Gardens is Copenhagen's central theme park. And one of the oldest in the world.

The Danish Parliament
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The Danish Parliament

Denmark's parliament, based at Christiansborg Palace.

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Copenhagen City Hall
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Copenhagen City Hall

Copenhagen City Hall 

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