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Museo Hans Christian Andersen

Hans Christian Andersen Museum (Bangs Boder 29, Odense) —  located 165 km. west of Copenhagen, the Hans Christian Andersen Museum opened in 1908 (at the town of his birthplace) as a museum of the poet’s life and work, making it one of the oldest poet museums.  The exhibitions will take you back to the time […]

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Frihedsmuseet

Frihedsmuseet (Churchillparken, Frederiksstaden, Copenhagen) – this museum pays tribute to the Danish resistance movement against the Nazi occupation of that country.  It also recalls resistance members saving 7,000 Jews from the Nazis and spiriting them away to nearby Sweden.   This museum also keeps an elaborate photo and document archive from that period, showing the Danes […]

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Experimentarium

Experimentarium (Tuborg Havnevej 7, Hellerup) – located just a 15 minute bus ride from central Copenhagen, Experimentarium offers countless funny and odd challenges and experiments for everyone. Experimentarium is a science center, where you, unlike other museums, can touch, sense and experiment.  The museum’s ‘pilots’ perform live demonstrations every day through which you can learn […]

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Dansk Arkitektur Center

Dansk Arkitektur Center (Strandgade 27B, Christianshavn, Copenhagen) – located on a 19th century wharf-side warehouse, this space (Danish Architecture Center) hosts various exhibitions on Danish and international architecture and interior designing trends.  Lectures are also held on such subjects, as well as on sustainable urban development.  Admission:  110 DKK (Adult), 85 DKK (Students).  Free for […]

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Castle Church of Frederiksborg

Castle Church of Frederiksborg (Slotsgade 54, Hillerød) – this 17th century church still stands today, despite being subjected to a fire in 1859.  The same applies to the Compenius organ, which can still be played today. It is also Knight’s chapel with the coat of arms on display, which belongs to those who have been […]

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ARoS Aarhus Museo de arte

ARoS Aarhus Art Museum (Aros Allé 2, Aarhus) – this is a 5 star museum and is the main art museum in Aarhus and one of the largest museums in Northern Europe. On the roof of ARoS, one can also visit the rainbow panorama — from there you can move around in a 150 meter […]

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Museo ARKEN de Arte Moderno

ARKEN Museum of Modern Art (Skovvej 100, 2635 Ishøj) — only 20 kilometers south of Copenhagen lies ARKEN, Denmark’s newest museum of modern art.  At ARKEN, visitors can experience world class art and architecture. ARKEN’s permanent exhibition contains Danish, Northern and international art from 1990 onwards. An entire room is dedicated to the British artist […]

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Arbejdermuseet (Rømersgade 22, Copenhague)

  Arbejdermuseet (Rømersgade 22, Copenhagen) —  this museum has exhibits on the Danish working class (explaining the museum’s name, which means “Workers’ Museum).  The periods covered range from the 1870s to today, with exhibits showing actual replicas of a working family’s living quarters (furniture, home décor, etc.) from eras like the 1950s (where American-style consumerism […]

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Denmark

The Kingdom of Denmark, consisting of mainland Denmark, the Faroe Islands, and Greenland, is best remembered by historians for its status as the one-time home of Scandinavia’s Vikings (going as far back as the 8th century AD).  The word ‘Denmark’ dates back to the Viking age and is carved on the famous Jelling Stone from […]

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Arbejdermuseet

Arbejdermuseet (Rømersgade 22, Copenhagen) — this museum has exhibits on the Danish working class (explaining the museum’s name, which means “Workers’ Museum). The periods covered range from the 1870s to today, with exhibits showing actual replicas of a working family’s living quarters (furniture, home décor, etc.) from eras like the 1950s (where American-style consumerism started […]