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Skagens Museum

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Not too big and very good paintings

This really is a “must see” if you are interested in paintings. We visited outside of the summer... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Lars H
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Wonderful Museum with some great Paintings

most of the artists on show were unknown to me, but I loved the paintings. All presented in a very... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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Art museum in Skagen founded in 1908, and exhibiting an extensive collection of works by famous members of the colony of Skagen Painters who lived and worked in the area in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Names include P. S. Krøyer, Anna...more
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Broendumsvej 4, Skagen 9990, Denmark
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This really is a “must see” if you are interested in paintings. We visited outside of the summer season, which was really great.

Thank Lars H
Reviewed 1 week ago

most of the artists on show were unknown to me, but I loved the paintings. All presented in a very modern,attractive Museum. 20/30 minutes walk from Cruise terminal Dkr 110

Thank JDA55
Niels J, Communication officer at Skagens Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you for visiting the museum. We are happy to learn that you enjoyed the paintings.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The museum is wonderful. The exhibition is a combination of paintings and the history behind the paintings. I knew nothing about the artist colony in Skagen and I was absolutely fascinated both by the superb works and the stories behind them of the painters and...More

Thank Nashnash
Niels J, Communication officer at Skagens Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you for your kind words and thank you for visiting the museum. We are really happy to learn that you enjoyed the museum .

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Museum of Skagen is on the Must Do-list when visiting the most northern town of Denmark. All the most importan works of art by the Skagen Painters are gathered here.

Thank Morten R
Niels J, Communication officer at Skagens Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

We are honoured to be on your Must-do-list. Thank you for visiting.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and myself arrived in Skagen this morning aboard the Azamara Journey Cruise ship and - after a 15-20 minute walk into town from the Port - we visited both Skagens Museum and the nearby Anchers Hus. Skagens Museum was our first port of...More

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Niels J, Communication officer at Skagens Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you for visiting and for your kind words about the museum. There are definitely more exhibitions in the pipeline, and we just opened a new special exhibition in the new wing, which unfortunately was closed at the time of your visit. Once again, thank...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was our first visit to the museum for four years. It was high time to see again this wonderful collection of art which provides a living memory of many aspects of life at the end of the nineteenth century in this fascinating corner of...More

Thank David S
Niels J, Communication officer at Skagens Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

First of all, thank you for visiting. I'm happy to notice that you are at least able to appreciate parts the functionality of the new wing from 2015, although you do not appreciate its aesthetics. Being able to control the distribution of light fully is...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A well organised museum run by friendly staff. We were there for a special exhibition of Michael Ancher’s work and in particular of the women he painted. Glad to have gone but definitely feel that it is a place worth visiting even without the special...More

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Niels J, Kommunikationsmedarbejder at Skagens Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you very much for visiting and thank you for your kind words.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Well laid out displays. Interesting paintings of the area from early years. You are not allowed to have any type of bag or purse. All must be checked, for free, into lockers. Well worth the admission.

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Niels J, Communication officer at Skagens Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you for your vistit and your review.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

On a Baltic cruise our ship was stopping at Skagens. A place I'd never heard of and wondered what could possibly be there of interest. On doing research before I left discovered this beautiful Museum which showed a painting of "Summer evening on Skagens Southern...More

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Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

Skagen is an extremely pretty little town and the museum is right in the heart of it. It’s dedicated to the Skagen painters, a group of artists from Denmark who settled at the tip of Jutland because of the exceptional light here. It’s a little...More

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Nisha J
27 June 2017|
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Response from Niels J | Property representative |
The entry fee for Skagens Museum is DKK 100 for adults. Under 18's are free. If you wish to visit Skagens Museum in combination with the Anchers Hus and Drachmanns Hus museums, we recommend the combines ticket for all three... More
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roberta1119
29 February 2016|
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Hi Roberta. You can get a discount when visiting Skagens Museum, Drachmanns Hus and Anchers Hus for dkr 170,- (23 euros) pr. person.
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roberta1119
5 February 2016|
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Dear Roberta. Unfortunately no, the only Zorn exhibition here in Skagen was in 2006, and Larsson was featured the same year - while the Skagen painters ans Zorn/Larsson were contemporaries and had a lot on common... More
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