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- Address: Ny Vestergade 10, Copenhagen, Capital Region of Denmark 1471, Denmark
- Hours: Tuesday - Sunday 10am-5pm. Closed on December 24-25, New Year’s Day
The National Museum of Denmark is the country's largest cultural and historical museum, providing visitors with a broad variety of displays, from national treasures such as the prehistoric Sun Chariot to Egyptian mummies and an original hash stall from nearby Christiania.
Exhibits cover over 14,000 years of Danish history, showcasing Danish culture and heritage with a large collection of objects. It is possible to learn about the reindeer hunters of the Ice Age, the importance of religion in medieval Denmark and the Viking, who have a major exhibition dedicated to them thanks to Queen Margrethe. Other notable items include copies of the Golden Horns of Gallehus, the Gundestrup cauldron, the Egtved Girl coffin and the Kingittorsuaq Runestone. Visitors can also see a large collection of coinage and currencies from the Vikings, Rome and many other cultures.
The museum is located in the center of Copenhagen, a short distance from the main thoroughfare of Strøget. It can also be reached by public transit, either by metro (stop Kongens Nytorv) or by bus (take bus line 1A, 2A or 11A to Stormbroen). Admission is free for all exhibitions, and WiFi is provided. The museum is open Tuesday through Sunday from 10 a.m. until 5 p.m., and is only closed December 24 and 25 and on New Year's Day. There is also an onsite restaurant and café.