National Museum of Denmark, Copenhagen

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Travel through 14,000 years of history at National Museum of Denmark, which narrates the stories of the many different cultures that once thrived in this and other parts of the world. The museum's eclectic collection includes everything from Viking coins and Bronze Age coffins to Egyptian mummies and African masks. Offering a kind of crash course in Danish culture, the museum stores a vast collection of prehistoric archeological treasures unearthed from Denmark's soil over the last few centuries. The easiest way to see the most representative exhibits quickly is by guided tour. Stop by the information desk at the entrance to sign up for one, or visit the website for downloadable guides and leaflets. It couldn't be easier to arrange your visit to National Museum of Denmark and many more Copenhagen attractions: make an itinerary online using Inspirock's Copenhagen attractions planner .
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  • A lot had happened in the museum since I last visited (20 years ago), and there is nothing not worth to seeing again, so it will not be that long before our next visit. The displays are stunning and e...  more »
  • The range and quality of the artefacts and displays at this museum is mind-blowing!! Take at least a day if you can. There is a cafe and restaurant on site. The atmosphere is lovely.  more »
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  • The highlight of this museum is definitely the Viking exhibit. I would highly recommend the guided tour "Meet the Vikings" that runs everyday for a small additional fee. My guide was studying viking history at university and she was so knowledgeable and explained everything in much greater detail. Nothing else in the museum really caught my interest and I found myself having to re-read the informational plaques a few times because my mind kept wandering. However, the viking exhibit is well worth the entrance fee and I would spend my entire time there.
  • Interesting objects telling the story of the land. Outstanding large ethnography collections from other countries. Impressing exhibition of toys. Beautiful precious things and interiors from old times. And it's really big, you can go through at one time, but better to have several visits. There're new technologies used in some exhibitions, so it's more exciting to see them. I was there mostly because of the Vikings age. There's not so much, as I thought, but I saw so many interesting and beautiful things from other times and cultures, that I wasn't disappointed at all. It's a really good place for curious people.
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