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Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek

Dantes Plads 7, Copenhagen 1556, Denmark
+45 33 41 81 41
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NY CARLSBERG GLYPTOTEK - EXPLORE 6000 YEARS OF ART This beautiful museum, founded in 1888, invites you to discover Northern Europe's largest collection of Ancient Mediterranean art and visit the leading collection of French Impressionist paintings in Denmark. The wonderful buildings are filled with atmosphere and every corner offers a new experience. The heart of the museum is the classic 1906 sub-tropical winter garden with tall palm trees, a fountain and a fish pool. The museum was founded by the renowned brewing magnate Carl Jacobsen, who made Carlsberg beer known world wide. Address:Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek,Dantes Plads 7,1556 Copenhagen V
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Dantes Plads 7, Copenhagen 1556, Denmark
Inner Vesterbro
+45 33 41 81 41
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I only had time to visit the new section built to house the excellent collection of Impressionists. The show is set up by year painted with the most recent impressionist paintings first and then going in reverse order to the earliest painters. It shows the...More

Thank Ivycrest4
Reviewed 2 days ago

Architecturally beautiful building. Look up whether you go. Massive marble steps. Roof top provides great view. Takes a bit of figuring out how to get to where you want to go. The impressionist gallery is entrancing over three stories. The booklet needed to identifying paintings...More

Thank James W
Reviewed 2 days ago

If you like to visit museums, this one you have to visit. Unique collections and it was just a cross the street from our hotel.

Thank christiangertsen
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Spent a great hour here with my teenager. Asked the ticket person what we should see if we only had an hour and he said "the French paintings. ". The French paintings are in the middle of the museum. It's nicely laid out and the...More

Thank AuntieMRA
Reviewed 3 days ago

We loved this museum and the fabulous sculpture and painting. We spent more time than we had originally planned. We also ate the cafe, which was lovely, although very busy. The sculpture was amazing, Greek, Roman, Danish and French. I could easily have spent more...More

Thank judi w
Reviewed 3 days ago

I expect most people come here for the French Impressionists and it is a good collection but there are better ones out there. Slightly annoying was the lack of labels by the pictures. You get a booklet and have to refer to that. In the...More

Thank Albert Z
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Which was lovely. Very quiet but meant we did not use great looking cafe. . We went specially for modern exhibition and could easily have missed it. A mass of amazing things. I did not like tracing development backwards however. Weird. Poor labels .. well...More

Thank mat1107
Reviewed 4 days ago

The art museum founded by Carl Jacobsen in 1888 has some interesting collections from Egypt art to the Roman statues. There is also the possibility to sit in the Café and relax in the beautiful garden. It's Free on Tuesdays!

Thank LittleFootAdventures
Reviewed 4 days ago

We happened to visit on a Tuesday, and were delighted to find out admission was free (the entire museum except for special exhibits). We visited at the tail end of a two week holiday and made a short visit to see their impressionist and post...More

Thank Ottawagal62
Reviewed 4 days ago

We had a quick visit to the gallery to see the impressionist paintings and sculptures. The exhibit was over three floors and worth a visit. We had already done lots of other galleries and museums so only had a quick walk through this and then...More

Thank Helen F
Inner Vesterbro
This neighbourhood is home to Tivoli Gardens, a world
famous amusement park and beautiful garden always
worth a visit. Just west of Tivoli, you’ll find
Copenhagen Central Station, from where you can reach
just about every part of Denmark within 5 or 6 hours,
or you can reach Copenhagen Airport in less than 15
minutes. Next to the Central Station, you’re in the
middle of “old” Vesterbro, where several cultures and
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