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The museum is closed

Due to Covid-19 restrictions the museum is closed for the time being. Normally the museum is open every day 9:00-18:00. Thursday 9:00-21:00

The Museum of Copenhagen – For City Lovers

What kind of city is Copenhagen, and who are the Copenhageners?

Urban Encounters

A research and dissemination project about cultural encounters and urban development in Medieval and Early Modern Scandinavia

Drawing a City - The Museum of Copenhagen's next special exhibition

On April 21st a new exhibition about the architect's Copenhagen will open to the public. Experience "Drawing a City"
Billede af bygningen Stormgade 18

Purpose and history

The Museum of Copenhagen wishes to kindle a desire for knowledge of the city, its past, present and future.


The Museum of Copenhagen is responsible for advising on matters concerning the preservation of the city's buildings.
Arkæologer på arbejde på Vester Voldgade


The Museum of Copenhagen is responsible for archaeology in Copenhagen and Frederiksberg municipalities.