Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek in the heart of Copenhagen displays ancient and modern art in truly unique surroundings. 

Founded in 1888 by the brewer Carl Jacobsen (1842-1914), the art museum contains two main departments combining art in impressive architectural surroundings.

The Department of Antiquities houses excellent collections of Egyptian, Greek, Etruscan and Roman art, providing a delightful stroll through 3500 years of art and history.

Modern Department

The Modern Department focuses on Danish painting and sculpture of the 19th and 20th centuries, as well as French art of the same period. Enjoy paintings from Denmark's Golden Age, and experience French Impressionism as well as more than 40 works by Gauguin (out on loan until spring 2020). It is also possible to see the complete series of Degas' bronzes and 35 sculptures by Rodin.

Beautiful winter garden

In the beautiful and spacious Winter Garden, you can take a breather and refresh yourself at Café Picnic where you can enjoy a piece of cake, a light lunch or maybe just a coffee in the peaceful surroundings.

The Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek often holds special exhibitions which are presented as an integrated part of the museum experience. These exhibitions may require that certain works in the permanent collection, normally accessible to the public, will not be on display. We recommend checking the website for information on exhibitions and current events, before your visit. 

Remember, on Tuesdays entrance is free.

Opening hours / Date

01/01/2019 - 31/12/2020 Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday - Sunday 11:00 - 18:00
01/01/2019 - 31/12/2020 Thursday 11:00 - 21:00

Admission Price

Adult (including special exhibitions)

115.00 DKK

Child (0-17)


Copenhagen Card




Group ticket (10 or more)

100.00 DKK

Below 27

85.00 DKK

Special exhibitions on Tuesdays

60.00 DKK

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Dantes Plads 7
1556 København V


+45 3341 8141


+45 3391 2058


  • Classification

    • Easy access
    • Saint Hannes Cross
  • Discount

    • Copenhagen Card - free
  • Subjects of the collections

    • Visual art
    • Sculpture



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