National Museum of Denmark (Nationalmuseet)
Travel through the history of denmark
Meet the Danes
Meet the Danes and the Vikings at the National Museum of Denmark and experience world-famous treasures with a starring role in Danish history!
Welcome to the largest museum of Danish culture and history – right in the heart of Copenhagen.
Danish culture from the locals
Take a guided tour with a Dane and get a local’s personal view on Danish cosiness, happiness and lifework balance. Are Danes really the happiest people in the world? How does the Danish royal family manage to be so popular? Why are there so many cycles in Denmark? Why on earth do Danes think it’s safe to leave their babies sleeping in prams on the street while they are in a café? What is that famous Danish liberalmindedness all about?
The Vikings are here
The National Museum’s new and very popular exhibition Meet the Vikings welcomes visitors to the multifaceted universe of the Vikings. The exhibition includes one of Denmark’s largest treasure troves of gold and silver jewellery. Join a guided tour and learn more about myth and facts about our famous ancestors.