In various ways, a visit to the SMK (Statens Museum for Kunst, literally ‘The National Museum of Art’) is a voyage back to the Danish Golden Age.
Anyone seeking an exclusive, intimate art experience in the heart of Copenhagen will discover the Hirschsprung Collection (Den Hirschsprungske Samling) to be a beautiful and visitor-friendly museum containing Danish art from the whole of the 19th century.
Glyptoteket is an oasis in the heart of Copenhagen which houses an outstanding collection of 6000 years of art.
Amber is a mineralised resin that can be anywhere between 30 and 50 million years old. There is a solid basis in Denmark’s history for referring to amber as ‘the nordic gold’. Even way back in the stone age, people in the nordic region were collecting amber and making jewellery from it. For the vikings, amber was also one of the most important trade goods that they took with them around Europe.
Believe it or not!
Travel through the history of denmark