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Thorvaldsens Museum

Bertel Thorvaldsens Plads 2, Copenhagen 1213, Denmark
+45 33 32 15 32
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See sculptures created by sculptor Bertel Thorvaldsen, whose work can be found across Europe. Long corridors allow for natural light and echo the creative ambiance. The Museum opened on September 18, 1848. It is Denmark’s oldest and also most...more
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Bertel Thorvaldsens Plads 2, Copenhagen 1213, Denmark
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"bertel thorvaldsen"
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"on wednesdays"
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"audio guide"
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"classical sculpture"
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"his life"
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"plaster models"
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"famous sculptor"
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"personal collection"
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"wonderful sculptures"
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I love going to museums when they are not overcrowded. Thorvaldsen's Museum is a bit off the main drag (but not by much) so you won't encounter hoards of visitors but it's an easy walk from the Tivoli area. The museum includes the sculptor's marble...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Somehow, I missed that this museum houses plaster casts of Thorvaldsens major works - I thought we would be viewing marbles. Surprise! Collecting plaster casts used to be big business for museums in the 19th and early 20th centruy, but then fell out of favor....More

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ThorvaldsensMuseum, Public Relations Manager at Thorvaldsens Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you so much for your review and for your in vogue comment ;-) At Thorvaldsens Museum we have almost all of Thorvaldsen's works either in marble or in plaster.The plaster casts are the original studies and models for Thorvaldsen’s sculptures in marble or bronze,...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This museum is out of the way, so it's not very busy. It has a great collection of marble sculptures.

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ThorvaldsensMuseum, Public Relations Manager at Thorvaldsens Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you so much for the review :-) We are glad to hear that you enjoyed Thorvaldsen's sculptures.

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

The room with the Christ Savior and Apostles is stunning and worth the visit. Second favorites were Copernicus and Gutenberg. Audio guide is excellent but perhaps a bit long winded on the mythology descriptions. Audio guide is free but you do need to leave an...More

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ThorvaldsensMuseum, Public Relations Manager at Thorvaldsens Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you so much for your review and visit here at the museum :-) We are happy you enjoyed our audioguide.

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Reviewed 2 April 2018 via mobile

Liked the bright blue ceiling, the decorated bowlike ceilings and some of the paintings and statues. Lots of statues have a black hue as if they might benefit from a good cleaning, but probably to frail to do that.More

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ThorvaldsensMuseum, Public Relations Manager at Thorvaldsens Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 3 April 2018

Thank you so much for your review. We are happy you mention our bright blue ceiling - it's one of our favorites. And you are absolutely right, some of the statues of plaster show traces of dust particles and air pollution due to the porous...More

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Reviewed 31 March 2018

Thorvaldsens museum is full of huge statues. It is an interesting place and I would definitely visit again. I especially liked the Greek gods sculptures.

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ThorvaldsensMuseum, Public Relations Manager at Thorvaldsens Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 3 April 2018

Thank you so much for your review - we welcome you back any time :-)

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Reviewed 19 March 2018

This museum is a place you wish to see again. Not only the sculptures, but also the paintings and collections of Thorvaldsens personal objects. The museum is rarely too busy, and you can profit of a free entrance on tuesdays.

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ThorvaldsensMuseum, Public Relations Manager at Thorvaldsens Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 3 April 2018

Thank you so much for your great review :-) We are glad to hear that you had a nice time here and welcome you back anytime.

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Reviewed 10 March 2018

A really good museum. Much bigger than you would expect from the outside. The museum opened in September 1848 and still looks more or less the same today some then 160 years later. The sculptures are amazing. One room is full of busts with so...More

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ThorvaldsensMuseum, Public Relations Manager at Thorvaldsens Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 3 April 2018

Thank you so much for your great review :-) We are happy you enjoyed your visit.

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Reviewed 14 February 2018

Very interesting and amazing to see all of the sculptures by Thorvaldsen. I rented (for free) headphones to listen to the story behind the sculptures, which was a good option. If you love museums this is a great stop.

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ThorvaldsensMuseum, Public Relations Manager at Thorvaldsens Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 3 April 2018

Thank you so much for your great review :-) We are happy you enjoyed our audioguide.

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Reviewed 10 February 2018 via mobile

We were there on a wednesday. It was free admission on Wednesday. Hooray. We left our backpacks and coats in the cloakroom and wandered around the museum starting on the main floor. There were so many wonderful sculptures in that museum ranging from Greek mythology...More

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ThorvaldsensMuseum, Public Relations Manager at Thorvaldsens Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 12 February 2018

Thank you so much for your great review :-) We are happy, that you enjoyed your visit.

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freelandjaci
15 July 2017|
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Response from Daniela W | Reviewed this property |
An hour or so at a leisurely pace.
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marvin888
15 April 2017|
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Response from ThorvaldsensMuseum | Property representative |
Thank you for your question - we apologize our late reply. You can reach the museum by train to Copenhagen Central St. or Nørreport St. By metro to Nørreport St. and Kongens Nytorv and by bus with lines 1A, 2A, 9A, 26 and 40.
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Response from ThorvaldsensMuseum | Property representative |
Thank you for your question - we apologize our late reply. You can reach the museum by train to Copenhagen Central St. or Nørreport St. and then walk a 10 minutes walk to the museum.
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