Museums fit for a day trip
Copenhagen has a lot of incredible museums, but when it comes to cultural and historical heritage, catching a train or car and heading on a day trip out of the city will be well worth your effort.
Whether you're dying to know more about our past as Vikings or you have a thing for modern art, the museums surrounding Copenhagen can deliver. Learn more about our royal history or explore our maritime traditions in the architectural masterpiece that is M/S Maritime Museum of Denmark.
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ARKEN Museum of Modern Art
Discover works by Damien Hirst and Ai Weiwei at this stunning modern art gallery on the beach at Ishøj.
Frederiksborg Castle | Museum of National History
Frederiksborg Castle in Hillerød is an adventurous experience that no child or adult should miss. The beautiful Renaissance castle is built on three small islands in Castle Lake, on whose glossy surfa...
M/S Maritime Museum of Denmark
Experience award-winning architecture and interactive exhibitions in the maritime surroundings of Kulturhavn Kronborg in Elsinore.
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...
The Open Air Museum, Frilandsmuseet, is one of the oldest and largest open air museums in the world.
Rudolph Tegner's Museum & Statue Park - Marble and bronze in heath-covered hills
Walk around in the heathery hills between the statues of powerful men and women. Continue into the museum, which resounds like a cathedral, and watch the sculptor's enormous plaster, marble and bronze...