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The Maritime Museum of Denmark is an award winning museum built by renowned architects BIG - Bjarke Ingels Group. The museum hosts spectacular, evocative and inclusive exhibitions that actively involve a broad audience of children and adults, women...more
All reviews dry dock maritime museum ship models kronborg castle interactive games built underground copenhagen card amazing architecture award winning architectural design below ground level couple of hours nice cafe well worth the visit shipping sailors exhibits
I grew up visiting various maritime museums in the states. I found this one to be grasping for an identity. The material presented was kind of like having lots of materials and few ideas to bind them together. The most cohesive thought was the argument...More
I did not plan to visit this museum while in Helsingør as my big plan, like most others who visited this town, was to see the famous Kronborg Castle. But I could not help but be amazed by its award-winning architectural design which transformed a...More
The museum is constructed into a former dock/dry-dock, this implies it's limited in space and this is reflected in the types of exhibits. The 'Maritime Museum of Denmark' is a bit of a misnomer, when you compare it with Sydney, Tallinn or Reykjavik where you...More
While the museum design is appealing, the exhibits do not live up to the hype. All the ships are models. Exhibits are in display cases and curated to fault. No large static ship/marine displays to give you a real “hands on” feel.
Interesting architecture and open layout inside. The exhibits are thematic rather than chronological and seem meant to evoke an idea rather than convey a lot of info. Worth it if you’re already in Elsinore or have the Copenhagen Card to get in free.
Date of experience: October 2018
SiwAldershvileN, Marketingmedarbejder at M/S Maritime Museum of Denmark, responded to this reviewResponded 13 November 2018