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City Museum of Copenhagen

City Museum of Copenhagen

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Museum of Copenhagen, Vesterbrogade 59.  Free admission on Fridays and every day  for children under 18.


Open Air Museum

Open Air Museum

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The Open Air Museum north of Copenhagen is one of the largest and oldest in the world, Kongens Lyngby, April-October.


The David Collection

The David Collection

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The David Collection, Kronprinsessgade 30 , The David Collection is the largest collection of Islamic art in Scandinavia. Free admission.


National Museum of Denmark

National Museum of Denmark

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National Museum (natmus.dk), Ny Vestergade 10, has exhibitions from the Stone Age, the Viking Age, the Middle Ages, the Renaissance and Modern Danish History.  Free admission, free guided tours in English at 11am: June, July, August, September: Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday.


National Gallery of Denmark

National Gallery of Denmark

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 National Gallery of Denmark, Sølvgade 48-50, free admission to the Collections and smaller exhibitions. Tickets required for temporary exhibitions. 


Botanical Garden & Museum

Botanical Garden & Museum

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Copenhagen's Botanical garden is 25 acres of landscape garden (laid out in 1874) with rare trees, shrubs and herbs.

Here you find Danish plants, rhododendrons, old rose varieties, mountain, aromatic, dyeing and aquatic plants. Large Palm House (built 1874, renovated 1982) with tropical and subtropical plants. The Botanical Museum has the largest collections in Denmark of dried plants and fungi.


Black Diamond

Black Diamond

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Black Diamond - Danish Royal Library, apart from the main functions of a library, the building houses The National Museum of Photography, a bookshop, a café, a restaurant, a roof-deck and the Dronningesalen concert and theatre hall which seats 600.

The extension to the Royal Library finished in 1999 is deservedly called The Black Diamond. Its shiny, black facets mirror the sea and the sky at the harbour front. and is one of the architectural highlights in Copenhagen. Per Kirkeby's impressive 200 square-metre painting adorns the ceiling of the Black Diamond.


Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek

Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek

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NY Carlsberg Glyptotek is an art museum founded in 1888 by the brewer Carl Jacobsen (1842-1914). The museum contains two main departments of ancient and modern art.  Free admission on Sundays and every day for children under 18.