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Museum of Copenhagen

Vesterbrogade 59 DK-1620 Kobenhavn V, Copenhagen 1620, Denmark
+45 31 21 07 72
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Microsculptures - insect portraits

I went to the museum to see the exhibition - Microsculptures. Large and extreme close up photos of... read more

Reviewed 22 July 2017
Signe M
via mobile
Must visit in Copenhagen

A beautiful place with a vast history Copenhagen, one of my favorite cities in Europe. With a... read more

Reviewed 19 May 2017
Jeff M
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The Museum of Copenhagen is closed until 2018, when it reopens in new sorroundings in Stormgade 18 in central Copenhagen. See the museum's webpage for more information. Exhibitions, workshops, walking tours, lectures, and much more. The Museum of Copenhagen offers a wide range of activities that will help you become familiar with, understand and experience the uniqueness of the capital, both as a modern metropolis and as a historical city.
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  • Very good43%
  • Average17%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible5%
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Hours Today: 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
Vesterbrogade 59 DK-1620 Kobenhavn V, Copenhagen 1620, Denmark
Inner Vesterbro
+45 31 21 07 72
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Reviewed 22 July 2017 via mobile

I went to the museum to see the exhibition - Microsculptures. Large and extreme close up photos of insects. Photographer Levon Biss have made these piece of art - and they are amazing. They are shown in Copenhagen 18/5-19/11 2017 I had never been to...More

Thank Signe M
Reviewed 19 May 2017

A beautiful place with a vast history Copenhagen, one of my favorite cities in Europe. With a delightful Scandinavian atmosphere, the museum is excellent and should be «must visit place» in Copenhagen. It is located near the station, the entrance is free, which is nice...More

Thank Jeff M
Reviewed 26 March 2017 via mobile

Lovely place with lots of history Copenhagen is such beautiful city one of my favourite cities in Europe With amazing Scandinavian atmosphere Museum is great and must seem Place in Copenhagen

Thank Bruno S
Reviewed 25 February 2017

This museum is full of story of Copenhagen since the time of city gates and walls. Some interesting stories include the things they found underground while digging for the metro-line, which tell you a lot about the old time. You can also find the story...More

Thank Johnny H
Reviewed 31 December 2015

I wasn't able to actually go inside since I visited during Christmas. The museum is located in the center of Vesterbro near the planetarium and Copenhagen train station.

Thank David A
Reviewed 12 October 2015

This museum looks at the idea of the identity of the city and what it means to be a "Copenhagener" in the past, present, and looking towards the future. The exhibits are carefully constructed to look at this identity, and although the themes are somewhat...More

Thank Chris B
pernilledehn, PR-chef at Museum of Copenhagen, responded to this reviewResponded 11 December 2015

Dear Chris, Thank you for your kind words, we really appreciate them. We do open again, but it will take a couple of years to get everything in place at our new museum in Stormgade 18 in central Copenhagen. We aim to continue our efforts...More

Reviewed 8 October 2015

Nice museum located in a beautiful building. The museum has different exhibitions abut the history of Copenhagen, raging from imigration and the clothes people wear. Also free on certain days of the week,

1  Thank cristim514
Reviewed 11 September 2015

The exhibits when we visited were about as local as you could get. It all felt a little patched together but I think in some way that is the idea, showing how Copenhagen has been patched together through the centuries with waves of immigration, prejudice,...More

1  Thank Steve S
Reviewed 24 August 2015

An interesting old three story house. The first two stories are filled with exhibits telling some of the history of Copenhagen. Certainly a "minor" museum, but the price was right (free). I would not include it on a one or two day Copenhagen stay, but...More

1  Thank Timmy232
Reviewed 26 July 2015

Free, 4 floors, excellent layout, everything in English, the best moderate sized museum I have ever visited (excludes the Museum of National History in Washington DC for example which is a large museum) . Since we were in Copenhagen for a week we toured 2...More

1  Thank geoburkhardt
Inner Vesterbro
This neighbourhood is home to Tivoli Gardens, a world
famous amusement park and beautiful garden always
worth a visit. Just west of Tivoli, you’ll find
Copenhagen Central Station, from where you can reach
just about every part of Denmark within 5 or 6 hours,
or you can reach Copenhagen Airport in less than 15
minutes. Next to the Central Station, you’re in the
middle of “old” Vesterbro, where several cultures and
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28 February 2017|
Response from pernilledehn | Property representative |
Hi there, sorry, but the museum is closed due to its moving to a new location. Have a great stay in Copenhagen, Kindly Pernille
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