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National Gallery of Denmark

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Address: Soelvgade 48/50, Copenhagen 1307, Denmark
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+45 33 74 84 94
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11:00 - 17:00
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Tue 11:00 - 17:00
Wed 11:00 - 20:00
Thu - Sun 11:00 - 17:00
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
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The National Gallery of Denmark is a living museum - located in Copenhagen...

The National Gallery of Denmark is a living museum - located in Copenhagen - with a unique collection of Danish and international art. It is the only museum in Denmark where you can enjoy a tour of 700 years of art history and also experience the nation's largest collection of Danish art from the eighteenth century to today's cutting-edge contemporary art. The museum provides guided tours, workshops for children, live performances, concerts and much more. When you purchase a one-day ticket, you get unlimited access to all permanent displays, special exhibitions, the Bookshop, the Café. Visiting the Children's Workshop will cost an additional fee of DKK 30. Adults: DKK 110 Under 30: DKK 85 Under 18: Free 1 adult + 1 child: DKK 90 Annual pass holders: Free Groups (10+): DKK 100 per person

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Lots of local art and some amazing pieces of classics

Only for art-lovers. Museum is smartly divided into modern part and classics, or at least that before 1900. Beautiful French and Scandinavian collections. And also a great chance... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 10 April 2016
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Beijing, China
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 April 2016

Only for art-lovers. Museum is smartly divided into modern part and classics, or at least that before 1900. Beautiful French and Scandinavian collections. And also a great chance to get acquainted with Danish art, which pleasantly surprised me! Oh, and they do have a fantastic gift shop, with plenty of unnecessary but such a cute stuff.

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Oslo, Norway
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 April 2016

You ought to see this exhibition. The permanent exhibition is well worth seeing, but we enjoyed the special exhibition this time. The concept of intimacy is well enlighted in works from different painters. Look for more reviews by MulleEllum.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 April 2016

I did review this museum earlier, and now do it again, because I visited it again, and want to recommend it. Filled with mostly European art, it has a good (best?) collection of Danish art.It is special

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Copenhagen, Denmark
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 April 2016

The permanent collections (which compose most of the museum) are free. Although there are other artists represented, I highly recommend visiting the Danish/Nordic exhibition. It is well curated and gives a nice history of art (especially painting) in Denmark.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 March 2016

We visited tthe permanent exhibition of the NSK and we had a great experience. The museum is free not for just the permant exhibitions but also for studying and having a little time together e.g after a date. It has a nice athmosphere too. The exhibiton was very interesting although we couldn't see all of it. This requires a day,... More 

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Oslo, Norway
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 March 2016

Lots of paintings to see. The exibition "The white buses" was very good and interresting. Learned some things I didn't know from the war. You need to go there several times, it is kind of overwelming if you try to see it all at noe time. Nice that it is free.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 March 2016 via mobile

Very pleasant gallery with a really great collection well displayed. Highlights for me were the Northern Renaissance holdings, especially the Cranachs, and the Mattises, both well represented. Obviously strong on Danish art too, though would have liked to see more of Vilhelm Hammershoi's work exhibited. Lovely cafe - I can recommend the curried herring sandwiches! - and very well-stocked bookshop... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 March 2016

The art is arranged in time order. We started with the most recent and worked back. All quiet please is very realistic, a hospital ward with three patients. Café has soups and salads. Cloakrooms and lockers are downstairs, make a note of your locker number.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 March 2016 via mobile

Free to walk around and see modern art as well as past Danish, French and other european artists. We didn't plan on going here but was nice to see a view of Denmark from artists prospectives. Note-some parts of the gallery require a purchased ticket

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 March 2016 via mobile

First off, if you have limited time in Copenhagen, I would not recommend this gallery, simply because there are much better galleries in Copenhagen. However, it must be said that entry is free and there are some interesting modern Danish pieces. Certainly that is where I would focus my time- the French and European sections are, almost without exception, boring... More 

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