M/S Maritime Museum of Denmark

M/S Maritime Museum of Denmark, Helsingoer: Hours, Address, M/S Maritime Museum of Denmark Reviews: 4.5/5

M/S Maritime Museum of Denmark

M/S Maritime Museum of Denmark
4.5
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11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Tuesday
11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Wednesday
11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Thursday
11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Friday
11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Saturday
11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Sunday
11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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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 and men, sea captains and laymen.
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jbg74
Saint Paul, MN891 contributions
Jun 2022 • Friends
The Maritime Museum is definitely worth a stop. Everything is in Danish and English. There are a lot of cool ship models, especially of Danish ships sunk in WWI and WWII. It is right next to Kronborg Castle too.
Written 20 June 2022
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permia
Ireland37,684 contributions
Oct 2021
In a vast former dry dock is ample space for exhibits and accounts, commensurate with the vital importance for Denmark of all things maritime, spanning centuries, if not millennia.

Engagingly created as being on board a large ship, it's a fascinating journey through the history of all matters of the sea encompassing trade, defence and leisured travel.
Written 29 May 2022
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salome_prazeres
Lisbon, Portugal151 contributions
Apr 2022
We went with the Copenhagen Card - 1 hour train ride from Copenhagen. Right next to the Kronborg Castle.
The building is just great architecture, bellow ground. Because of it, we were hoping for a more "watery" experience. Something underground, right next to the sea....
Also, be aware that there are no boats or ships during this visit. We were kind of looking forward to it.
It's a cool, modern museum, lot's of technology and very interactive.
But there was so many things missing. I think it's great for children.
Written 28 May 2022
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wangwe
Singapore, Singapore43 contributions
May 2022 • Family
It was an enriching experience learning about the maritime history of Denmark. What struck me most was the experience and architecture of the museum, which was designed to slowly ramp to the bottom of the dry dock. There were also interactive elements that my 10-month old enjoyed, for instance, a little swing or a tunnel for crawling. Overall I would recommend that you pay it a visit.
Written 8 May 2022
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mikael.bjerrum
Copenhagen, Denmark528 contributions
Mar 2022
OK museum but there is a lack of consistens in the way they tell the story. There is no red line when you walk around, e.g. chronological or in other ways. A lot of different models of s hips are displayed in what seems a random way. The life of sailors onbard is not presented, only a bit about when they are ashore (tatoo, brothels). A big failure is that one of the most important times of Danish maritime history - the slave trade across the Atlantic - is presented in a dark (sic!) corner with a display of black feet. It is clear that the museum doens not dare to present the real story of the disgrace of Danish slave trade.
Written 5 March 2022
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Erich K
Centreville, VA88 contributions
Feb 2022 • Family
This was our second visit and while the last was three years ago, not much had changed. It still had loads of great displays, some interactivity and lots of information. I didn't really notice anything amazing or new and it was a bit crowded. The gift shop is really nice. The lockers are free. We did not get any food. Worth a visit every few years, but I did not feel the need to buy a yearly membership.
Written 28 February 2022
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MrJpC
Argentina37 contributions
Mar 2020
If you like ships & the SEA this is a stunning museum. You are able to do it at your own pace, or stay a whole morning or afternoon in it. It is also a great piece of architecture by BIG architecs. Also do not miss the nearby port, café and little shops.
Written 16 October 2020
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Thank you so much for your visit and the review
Written 23 August 2021
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anitarichter
Haderslev, Denmark55 contributions
Aug 2020 • Couples
The building is designed by Bjarke Ingels - famous Danish architect. It is not only built in the middle of an old dock but the space is created so that it makes you feel like you are on a ship on seas. The exhibition is built around different maritime topics such as myths, tattoos and family life just to name a few.
Written 11 August 2020
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Thank you so much for your visit and the review
Written 24 August 2020
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himmelhunden
Soenderborg, Denmark493 contributions
Nov 2019
The experience is twofold: First, there is the exhibition on Danish maritime history (tradeships) along with the importance of present day shipping. Focus has been put onto try-for-yourself-experiences, e.g, how to navigate and set a course (and how to stay on that course) and dilemma-games on speed of delivery vs fuel usage. Also included in the exhibition are the Danisk war-sailors, the times of slave-transpartion, and Danish Colonial (Slavery) history. Second, the architecture of the museum itself: Built into the slipway to secure the supremacy of UNESCO-listed Elsinore Castle, this is one of star architect Bjarke Ingels' masterworks.
Written 29 July 2020
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Thank you so much for your visit and the review
Written 24 August 2020
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expatgrl
Copenhagen, Denmark24 contributions
Jul 2020 • Family
This museum was a surprising gem. I’ve passed by this museum several times on my way to Helsingør castle but hadn’t thought about stopping in. However, I recently heard they had a good children’s section so we gave it a shot. So glad we did.

The children’s section is really outstanding. There are lots of active things to climb on and activities to do. While we were there my son made a small “aquarium” to take home and he also got to race in the courtyard with some special wind go-karts.

We only spent a small portion of our time in the adult part of the museum, but what we saw was quite well done.

Would really recommend it as a place to go with kids, especially during school holidays.
Written 26 July 2020
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Thank you so much for your visit and the review
Written 24 August 2020
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