Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek

Address: Dantes Plads 7, Copenhagen, 1556, Denmark
Telephone: 3341 8141

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A formidable art history lesson in a Victorian glasshouse.

This handsome museum and art gallery, built by a beer magnate, has much to offer, from the excellent collecton of classical statuary - Roman, Greek and Etruscan - to a valuable selection of Impressionist and 19th-century French masterpieces from the likes of Gauguin, Monet and van Gogh, plus some rare Degas bronzes.

Value for money

Price advice

It's 60 krone for adults and free for children under 18. Admission is free for all on Sundays.

Expert tips

Free entry on Sundays.

Check out the programme of events, which may include free chamber music recitals in the low season.

The café in the light-flooded and handsome glasshouse is an excellent place for refreshments, especially in winter.

Recommended for

  • Backpackers / Students
  • Culture vultures
  • Families with teenagers
  • Art
  • History
  • Design and architecture