The National Museum of Denmark is the country's largest museum institution and provides a detailed insight into the cultural history of Denmark and the world.

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The museum is an ideal destination to visit in bad weather and also for anyone who wants to get a closer look at the history of Denmark and the Nordic nations in general. The main building is located on Stormgade Street right in the city centre.

Exhibitions and things to see in the museum

The main part of the permanent exhibition covers more than 14,000 years of Danish history from the Ice Age to the Vikings to the present day.

Danish culture and the development of the nation are the focus of most of the museum's permanent exhibition. You'll see archaeological artefacts, and a very popular part is the area dedicated to the Vikings with lots of objects including Viking ships.

In total, you will spend about an hour and a half in the museum.

Entrance fees and opening hours

It is open from June to September daily from 10:00-18:00. Between October and May it is open daily except Mondays from 10:00-17:00.

Ticket price is 120 dkk, minors and children under 18 are free.

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