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National Gallery of Denmark

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The National Gallery of Denmark is a living museum - located in Copenhagen - with a unique collection of Danish and international art. It is the only museum in Denmark where you can enjoy a tour of 700 years of art history and also experience the...more
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Soelvgade 48/50, Copenhagen 1307, Denmark
Inner Oesterbro
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

National Gallery of Denmark (SMK) offers a truly excellent exhibition of both Scandinavian and European art and artifacts. The museum is large but easily navigable. We were able to admire all of the museum during our parts of 2 days visit. The museum and its...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Loved this museum, it has something for everyone. I wanted to see more Danish art, and it was all there and more. Great collection of French impressionists too. Fabulous windows look out onto the lake. Check out the "Hidden Painting". Wonderful cafe with great design...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Amanda A
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The gallery is situated near the Botanic Gardens, around a mile and a half from the centre of the city. The nearest station is Norreport which is just under half a mile away. Admission fee was DKK 120, but the quality of the art on...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank The_Coach55
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Definitely worth the money if you are interested in historical art and paintings as these were heavily featured in the museum. Some exhibitions were very interesting and I really enjoyed looking around - especially in the more modern art exhibits.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank emilyt546
Reviewed 10 February 2019

We visited on a day in October in which the gallery was not overwhelmed by visitors, and particularly enjoyed viewing works by Scandinavian artists whose profile tends to be somewhat lower in galleries outside the Nordic countries. The building itself is stately and beautiful, and...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 9 February 2019 via mobile

Wonderful museum! So much interesting art to see and the building itself is beautiful! Friendly staff! The only downside was the café. Friendly staff there as well and lovely interior design but the menu was a disappointment; a few cakes (and my apple cake was...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank maria0643
Reviewed 28 December 2018 via mobile

A superb museum which gives a good overview of the Danish Art of different periods, a bit of impressionists, some other European art and many more. There is a lot of information in English about nearly every painting and work of art in most spaces,...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 26 December 2018

It was a wet day in December when we sought shelter in the National Galley of Denmark. We arrived just before opening time but found that it was not very busy even although it was wet outside and there were some school groups visiting. We...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Taxidevil
Reviewed 19 December 2018

First, this museum has a very nice cafe. So, I would recommend that to anyone feeling a bit peckish. The museum has a good selection of art from Danish artists. I went through all of the galleries, but spent the majority of my time in...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 15 December 2018 via mobile

First time in this museum. The building is very impressive and there is a modern extension with more art too. We had a short visit with a guide who told us all about Danish art. A short introduction but very interesting. Have to come back...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Inner Oesterbro
Home to the largest number of embassies in Copenhagen,
Inner Oesterbro has Østerbrogade and Nordre
Frihavnsgade streets where shopping for clothes and
modern Danish design is a must, particularly if you're
not on at budget. There exists a great array of cafés
and restaurants, from the reasonably priced to pricier
Michelin ones. Fælledparken, one of the largest
recreational areas in Denmark, is a park home to the
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