Delve into history at the National Museum in Copenhagen
Denmark’s largest museum of cultural history, the National Museum in Copenhagen, is home to exhibitions documenting thousands of years of Danish life, as well as exhibits about history and culture from all over the world. Located in the city center, the National Museum is easily reachable with both private and public transportation. Open from Tuesday to Sunday, the museum is the perfect place to spend a couple of hours. Guided tours in English are available during the summer months.
Thrilling exhibitionsFrom the reindeer hunters of the Ice Age to Viking stories and artifacts from the Middle Ages, the National Museum showcases historical exhibits documenting thousands of years of intriguing history. Its location in the Prince’s Palace makes for a majestic setting for you to enjoy your day, whether you are exploring the collections of eastern and classical antiques, the coin- and medal collection, or the entertaining toy museum. In addition, the museum features exhibitions on the history of Denmark, from 1660 until 2000. The National Museum also hosts a range of temporary exhibition throughout the year.
Fun for the whole familyThe exhibition on Danish antiquities is a must-see, where you can view national treasures such as the Sun Chariot. This 3,000 year-old wagon is one of the center pieces of the exhibition, along with the Bronze Age Egtved Girl. Viking fans can indulge in an amazing collection of archeological finds.
If you are travelling with children and looking for a fun museum for the kids, then the National Museum has got you covered. One section is entirely dedicated to the young ones, where they can try a trip aboard a Viking ship, or even see what a kitchen was like in the Middle Ages.
After an enticing day exploring history at the National Museum, you can head back to our Radisson Blu Scandinavia Hotel, Copenhagen. Here, a 544 stylish and comfortable rooms await your return, with all of the Danish capitals attractions easily accessible with public transportation.