The National Museum of Denmark proves an ideal destination for those who want to gain an insight into the Danish society from the prehistoric age to the Middle Ages and Renaissance. The largest cultural and historical museum in Denmark, this museum displays a great permanent collection as well as many intriguing temporary exhibitions. History buffs should certainly start their culture tour in The National Museum of Denmark before hitting Copenhagen’s other museums. Aside from Danish history, this museum also has an exhibition space filled with items from Africa, the Mediterranean, Asia, and Oceania.
The National Museum of Denmark, Ny Vestergade 10, Copenhagen, +45 33 13 44 11
Covering 700 years of art, it is no wonder why people consider the National Gallery of Denmark to hold country’s largest collection of art experiences. Visitors have the chance to discover masterpieces of French Art from 1900-1930—including artwork by Picasso, Braque, Derain, and Matisse—as well as Danish and Nordic art from 1750 to 1900 presenting masterpieces of the Danish Golden Age, European Art from 1300-1800—displaying paintings of Mantegna, Cranach, and Rembrandt among others—and Danish and International Art after 1900.
Statens Museum for Kunst, Sølvgade 48-50, Copenhagen, +45 33 74 84 94