Due to Covid 19 restrictions the museum is closed until January 3rd.
Normally the museum is open every day 9:00-18:00.
On Thursdays from 9:00-21:00.
The museum is closed on December 24th., 25th. and January 1st.
You can read about our exhibitions by following this link.
Shop, Café and Urban Garden is closed
Normally the shop and urban garden are open during museum opening hours - daily from 9:00-18:00 and Thursdays until 21:00. Our café, Democratic Coffee, is open in weekdays from 11:00 to 17:00 and in the weekends 10:00 to 17:00.
The archaeological workshop
The archaeological workshop at Stormgade 20 right next to the museum, is open for the public every Saturday and Sunday 10:00-14:00 and during holidays.
The entrance fee for the workshop is the same as for the museum and gives access to both. You can find the prices below.
Buy your ticket at the museum reception or at our webshop.
Adults: 90 DKK.
Free entry for everyone under 18.
Group discount of 10% (minimum group of 10).
N.B. To be eligible for a group discount groups are to arrive together.
Annual pass: 180 DKK.
Free entry on Wednesdays. Expect crowds!
Your ticket is valid for 48 hours for the Museum of Copenhagen and the Archeological Workshop.
Ticket sales close 30 minutes before the museum closes.
The shop, café and urban garden can all be visited free of charge.
Getting to the Museum
The museum is a short 5-minute walk from the City Hall Square (Metro M3) and a 10-minute walk from Copenhagen Central Station. We recommend you tak public transport, cycle or walk.
Find your journey here.
Packed Lunches and Drinks
You are welcome to enjoy a packed lunch in the urban garden in front of the museum entrance. No food or drinks are allowed in the exhibitions.
Prams and Pushchairs
The museum has a limited number of pushchairs visitors can borrow. These are the only prams or pushchairs allowed in the exhibitions.
Baby Changing Facilities
There are baby changing facilities in two toilets in the basement - one in each wing.
Discounts: Groups of at least 10 people get a 10% discount on their tickets.
Good times and days to visit: Since a lot of schools visit in the mornings, afternoons are the best time to visit. Guided tours can be booked on Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays.
Guided tours: Guided tours can be booked by writing to NK8N@kk.dk. Each guided tour can have up to 25 participants.
Tours with your own guide: Groups with their own guide are welcome as long as you send a mail to NK8N@kk.dk at least a week before your visit. We recommend not to plan any group visits at the museum on Wednesdays.
Book a Private Guided Tour
You can book a private guided tour for up to 9 people. A guided tour usually lasts an hour.
Due to current restrictions by the Danish authorities in an effort to reduce the spread of the Corona virus, the museum is closed until the 3rd of January. During this time it will not be possible to book any guided tours.
Book a private group tour by writing to NK8N@kk.dk
Weekday guided tours in English except on Wednesdays: 975 DKK + museum entry.
NB: To book a tour in English, please send an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org
Terms and Conditions - Private Guided Tours
Participants: Maximum 9 people.
Price: Weekdays 975 DKK + entry.
Booking: Private guided tours are to be booked at least 14 days in advance.
Payment: Payment for guided tours is made at the time of booking.
Cancellations: Cancellations made with less than 14 days' notice will not be refunded.
Free WIFI is available throughout the museum building.
Parking: Find a map of disabled parking close to the museum here.
Entrance to the museum - elevator: There is a lift from street level for wheelchair users and level-free access and elevators throughout the museum. Key for the lift in front of the museum please contact the Information or call +4521764366
Helpers: We offer free entry to those accompanying visually impaired visitors and wheelchair users.
Guide dogs: Guide dogs are welcome at the museum.
Toilet facilities: There are toilets with wheelchair access in both wings of the basement.
Accessibility Label Scheme: The museum is registered under the Accessibility Label Scheme.
The museum is a smoke-free area.