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Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek

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Inner Vesterbro
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Address: Dantes Plads 7, Copenhagen 1556, Denmark
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+45 33 41 81 41
11:00 - 18:00
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Tue - Sun 11:00 - 18:00
Thu 11:00 - 22:00

NY CARLSBERG GLYPTOTEK - EXPLORE 6000 YEARS OF ART This beautiful museum,...

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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Nice place to while away the hours . Interesting to see all about the history of Carlsberg and a free drop too.

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Budgewoi, Australia
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Budgewoi, Australia
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Nice place to while away the hours . Interesting to see all about the history of Carlsberg and a free drop too.

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Lincoln, California
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This is, I guess, a very good art gallery, but when my wife and I visited it there was, well, a very bad smell everywhere inside it (like an old hotel with wet carpet). We only stayed an hour or so and had to leave because it was kind of nauseating.

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Bruges, Belgium
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This has a beautiful winter garden and a great collection of art mainly ancient and 19thC French and Danish. Worth a visit.

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Melbourne, Australia
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

I love this well designed and setup museum with quite a collection of artifacts and art pieces. If not for my time limitation I would have stayed much longer to admire the art works especially the Landscape by Van Gogh. I guess I'll be back!

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Cupertino, California
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I am only a desultory museum goer but I found this one to be small enough and with enough variety that I enjoyed my visit. The winter garden was pleasing in March and the Rodin sculpture impressed.

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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We visited this beautiful place on our walk back to our hotel from the national museum. We were delighted and amazed at the extensive collection of statues, some very famous, in various materials, plaster, bronze and marble. The collection of French art and antiquities is also amazing. Lovely cafe in the winter garden, and a nice stroll through the garden... More 

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We doesn't an afternoon wandering around the excellent exhibits. Great wee coffee bar that also served a welcom beer. Incredible exhibition of sculpture, paintings and the most complete collection of Degas Sculptures in the world. A wonderful winter garden to sit and cuddle template, be staying peace and chill.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wow...this is amazing and totally worth going to. We had a Copenhagen card so got in for free but I would have paid to get in. The sculptures are amazing and the building is stunning too. I highly recommend a walk round the garden at the rear of the building. Lovely flowers

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Just amazing!! The sculptures are just great as well as the paintings. Check the opening hours - closed on mondays and open at 11am This is a must do!!

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Reviewed 1 week ago

If you like art and archeology, you must visit this splendid museum. Their collection of statuary, paintings, archeological artifacts is wonderful. I loved every second of the time I spent there. If I go back to Copenhagen, I'll visit this museum again, no doubt.

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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 hundreds of languages are spoken in an area not more than one square mile. This neighbourhood is considered one of the most trendy places to live in and to visit in Copenhagen. For a real treat, visit Kødbyen ("meat town"), home to several restaurants, cafés and nightclubs, all within a short walk of each other.
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