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Arken Museum of Modern Art

Skovvej 100 | Ishoj, Copenhagen 2635, Denmark
+45 43 54 02 22
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Skovvej 100 | Ishoj, Copenhagen 2635, Denmark
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

One of the best places in Denmark for contemporary art. However it takes ca 45 minutes to get there with public transportation from Copenhagen Center. I recommend to buy a 24 hour valid bus / metro pass valid for all zones. Otherwise you pay ca...More

Thank zobi2016
Reviewed 3 May 2017

Great day trip to arken - going on the train there is easy and quick - from the Station you can either take a bus (158?) it stops right in front of the museum - taking a walk is also fun as you smell the...More

1  Thank tyrown_vincent
Reviewed 20 April 2017

An interesting journey of buses and train to get here. Bicycle from the local station would have been the easiest of course. On arrival my first impression of the building was of a ship. Not as striking at the web site indicated however you entered...More

1  Thank MarcoAust
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Well worth the journey out from the city centre. Damien Hirtst brilliantly displayed. We loved Gosh! which is really well worth catching. The food in the cafe was beautiful and better value than most city centre cafes we visited. Location next to beautiful beach is...More

1  Thank wearytearymum
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

The exhibition (in English: Yikes, is it alive?) is different from so many other modern art shows. You can't stop being fascinated, and you just want to walk through it again and again. It's uncanny: Hyper realistic sculptures that are so human-like, and yet so...More

Thank Thea M
Reviewed 20 February 2017

Amazing contemporary art museum a few km outside Copenhagen, reachable in about 45 minutes by train/bus. Well worth it. I was there for a breathtaking special exhibit on hyper-realistic statues, but the rest of the collection on display was (mostly) stunning and inventive, too. Interesting...More

Thank john w
Reviewed 20 February 2017 via mobile

Seems like a trek to get the but was easy from norroport - S train e line to ishol station - come out to the front and get on 128 but - these run every 30 mins . Then 5 min bus journey to the...More

Thank jasjam98
Reviewed 16 February 2017

A short train ride out of Copenhagen and a beautiful walk (or bus ride) from the station in Ishoj takes you to the museum. It is full of interesting and wonderful works of art that fully justify the trip. We were inspired and happy to...More

Thank DBBristol
Reviewed 15 February 2017

All depends of course on the exhibition -what kind of modern art, You will meet. But have been there a dozen times, and it is always interesting. From a distance the museum looks like a ship stranded on the beach, and indeed You pass a...More

Thank janasorensen
Reviewed 2 February 2017

The permanent art collection is not that great, but the temporary exhibitions can be really good. The building is nice, but it's in the middle of nowhere, quite a long trip from the city centre.

Thank Nicola B
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