National Museum of Denmark, Copenhagen

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Travel through 14,000 years of history at National Museum of Denmark, which narrates the stories of the many different cultures that once thrived in this and other parts of the world. The museum's eclectic collection includes everything from Viking coins and Bronze Age coffins to Egyptian mummies and African masks. Offering a kind of crash course in Danish culture, the museum stores a vast collection of prehistoric archeological treasures unearthed from Denmark's soil over the last few centuries. The easiest way to see the most representative exhibits quickly is by guided tour. Stop by the information desk at the entrance to sign up for one, or visit the website for downloadable guides and leaflets. Work out when and for how long to visit National Museum of Denmark and other Copenhagen attractions using our handy Copenhagen attractions planner.
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  • A vast museum with some really interesting exhibits, you could spend hours in here. The Viking exhibits on at the time were good to see as well as the more modern section. The prehistoric history of.....  more
    A vast museum with some really interesting exhibits, you could spend hours in here. The Viking exhibits on at the time were good to see as well as the more modern section. The prehistoric history of.....  more »
  • It’s a nice museum but you can skip it if you don’t have the time. I was excited to see the Vikings exhibit but it was very small and boring. Then I went to another exhibit which I also didn’t really....  more
    It’s a nice museum but you can skip it if you don’t have the time. I was excited to see the Vikings exhibit but it was very small and boring. Then I went to another exhibit which I also didn’t really....  more »
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  • An amazing collection of artifacts from all over the world! The Viking section was the best, including the remains of the world’s longest Viking ship, an extremely well-done video of the Viking quest to reach Rome, and several rune stones (which, aside from being huge, are on the Danish passport, so they *must* be important!). The other rooms weren’t quite as impressive, but still very well done. For sure one of the top things to do in Copenhagen.
  • I really enjoyed my visit to the museum, many interesting and different sections of different period of Danish history. Very nice experience. Spent five hours there, but managed to see only half of the museum! Will come back!

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