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Thorvaldsens Museum

Bertel Thorvaldsens Plads 2, Copenhagen 1213, Denmark
+45 33 32 15 32
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See sculptures created by sculptor Bertel Thorvaldsen, whose work can be found across Europe. Long corridors allow for natural light and echo the creative ambiance. The Museum opened on September 18, 1848. It is Denmark’s oldest and also most extraordinary museum building. Open Tuesday-Sunday, 10 a.m.–5 p.m.
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 17:00
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Bertel Thorvaldsens Plads 2, Copenhagen 1213, Denmark
Indre By (Inner City)
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Reviewed yesterday

Start by enjoying the murals on the exterior walls that depict the work involved in obtaining and moving the stones for the sculptures. Then go inside and see the fabulous collections of giant sculptures, from huge horses of incredible detail to the room with the...More

Thank Frances W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This museum celebrates Thorvaldsen - the famous Danish artist whose works are found in city squares all over Europe. If you like classic sculpture you'll enjoy this nice museum, conveniently located right next to Christiansborg Palace.

Thank Anne M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had never heard of this artist and had never been before to a museum dedicated to sculpture work, so this happened to be am absolute gem at multiple levels. Thorvalsden was a genius, as you can see in a very short time into the...More

Thank Rama R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

we came in here not really knowing what to expect but we were not disappointed. loads of statues and some painting around. this was included in the Copenhagen Card and is fairly central in town and easy to get to which is why we went...More

Thank Nikul P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Honestly, much as my husband and I love art and museums, this one had not crossed my radar for our one day in Copenhagen. But it was just across the canal from our lodgings and our canal tour guide piqued our interest, so we went!...More

Thank Mfred57
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I had read about this museum on TripAdvisor and wanted to visit but wasn't sure what to expect. It's lovely. A nice surprise was to discover that entry is free on a Wednesday so I saved some money, but would gladly have paid. There were...More

Thank Daniela W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Amazingly many locals didn't seem to have visited this museum - the first public museum in Denmark. Well worth a visit to see the prolific and sensitive work of this Danish artist - who gained international fame during his 40 years in Italy. Start with...More

1  Thank CaliforniaMarie
Reviewed 20 May 2017

On a Saturday, there was an antique fair in the square next to the museum. The museum has a coat and bag check with free (as far as I could tell) lockers. There are three floors of scultures and works. Some were large, some same,...More

Thank jim t
Reviewed 2 May 2017

A must see, perfect for a visit on a cold or rainy day as the extensive collection will keep you busy and amuse with the sculptures

1  Thank javierx46
ThorvaldsensMuseum, Public Relations Manager at Thorvaldsens Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 2 May 2017

Thank you so much for your great review :-)

Reviewed 30 April 2017

The Danish neoclassicistic sculptor Bertel Thorvaldsen (1770–1844) lived and worked in Rome for most of his life, returning to Denmark towards the end of his life and, on his death, left all his collections to the Danish nation. These are now housed next to Christiansborg...More

1  Thank Ian C
ThorvaldsensMuseum, Public Relations Manager at Thorvaldsens Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 2 May 2017

Thank you so much for your great review and your description of the museum :-)

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Indre By (Inner City)
This is the heart of old town Copenhagen, with its
blend of charming old buildings and bold new
architecture, broad avenues and tiny streets as well
as picturesque canals and a modern harbor. The inner
city is home to the Royal Danish Theatre, which
consists of three buildings, two of which are new and
situated on the harbor front. The streets, squares and
venues of the inner city and its surrounding
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marvin888
how to get there by train and bus?
15 April 2017|
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Response from ThorvaldsensMuseum | Property representative |
Thank you for your question - we apologize our late reply. You can reach the museum by train to Copenhagen Central St. or Nørreport St. By metro to Nørreport St. and Kongens Nytorv and by bus with lines 1A, 2A, 9A, 26 and 40.
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marvin888
How to get there via train?
15 April 2017|
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Response from ThorvaldsensMuseum | Property representative |
Thank you for your question - we apologize our late reply. You can reach the museum by train to Copenhagen Central St. or Nørreport St. and then walk a 10 minutes walk to the museum.
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