Vesterbrogade 59,
1620 Copenhagen,

Monday – Sunday
10:00 – 17:00
02/01/2015 – 09/10-2015


The Museum of Copenhagen is located on Vesterbro in the former mansion of The Royal Shooting Society.

Through a variety of thematic exhibitions you can dive into the last 300 years of the Danish capital’s history and experience exhibitions about Copenhagen’s diverse cultures and metropolitan development and conflicts.

The top floor houses a children’s exhibition The dream of a city, where children can build their own dream city, using thousands of LEGO bricks.Youth is also the theme of Kid City, an exhibition about kid’s communities in the city todsy and from a historic point of view.

Becoming a Copenhager tells about migration to the city and explores what it means to be a Copenhagener. In The past beneath us you find a number of finds, mostly from the big archaeological excavations in relation to the building of the coming Metro ring.

The museum is home to an exhibition about the famous philosopher Soeren Kierkegaard.  This exhibition closes August 16th 2015.

Friday the entrance is free, and the museum is open on Mondays.

In the city

Meet the archaeologist at the excavation on Nytorv, one of the oldest part of town. Just show up in front of the Courthouse from 13.00-13.15 every Monday to Thursday (national Holidays excepted).

If you want to experience the city’s ancient streets on foot, you can join one of the museum’s popular summer walks, every Thursday at 11 AM. Buy your ticket from the museum’s webpage