National Museum of Denmark Tours

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.

Practical Info

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.
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Address: Ny Vestergade 10, Copenhagen, Capital Region of Denmark 1471, Denmark
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Hours: Tuesday - Sunday 10am-5pm. Closed on December 24-25, New Year’s Day
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Copenhagen Hop-On Hop-Off Tour by Bus and Boat

Explore the historical highlights and cultural delights of Copenhagen by both bus and boat on a hop-on hop-off tour of the Danish capital. Mix and match four interconnected sightseeing routes to see all of the city’s spectacular sights; whenever an attraction captures your attention, hop off to find out more and then rejoin the route at a time and stop convenient to you. Tickets are valid for 48 hours from first use and can be used on both the double-decker bus and the open-air boat.
  • Duration: 2 days
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Panoramic City Tour of Copenhagen

Enhance your sightseeing experience of Copenhagen, Denmark’s beautiful capital city, on a 2,5-hour introductory sightseeing tour. Climb aboard a comfortable, climate-controlled coach and pass all of the city’s historical highlights while listening to entertaining audio commentary. Marvel at the majesty of Christiansborg Palace; hear of the intriguing exhibits within The National Museum; and disembark to capture photographs beside Copenhagen’s gorgeous symbol, the statue of the Little Mermaid.
  • Duration: 2 hours
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Copenhagen Panoramic City Tour with Tivoli Gardens

Discover the best of Copenhagen on this 2-hour sightseeing tour. Traveling by air-conditioned coach, admire top Copenhagen attractions including colorful Nyhavn, the postcard-pretty canal district and Christiansborg Palace, seat of the Danish parliament, as you you learn about the landmarks from the informative recorded commentary. Plus, pass the world-famous amusement gardens of Tivoli Copenhagen, and stop to see The Little Mermaid and Changing of the Guard at Amalienborg Palace. An ideal way for first-time visitors and those short on time to get a great overview of Denmark’s capital.
  • Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes
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Copenhagen Shore Excursion: Panoramic City Tour

Swap the port for Copenhagen’s most famous sights on this 1.5-hour shore excursion. Travel around the so-called ‘Happy Capital’ by climate-controlled coach, and pass by top landmarks like Christiansborg Palace, the National Museum and Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek. You'll also watch the Changing of the Guard ceremony at Amaliensborg Palace and make a stop at the iconic Little Mermaid statue, arguably the city’s most recognizable attraction.
  • Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes
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