Visit the museum
The museum is open Monday-Sunday from 9:00-18:00.
On Thursdays from 9:00-21:00.
The shop, café and the urban garden are all open during the museums opening hours.
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
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 every day from 9:00 to 18:00, though sales will stop a quarter before the café closes.
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, Thorvaldsen's Museum, and Copenhagen's contemporary art centre Nikolaj Kunsthal.
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. At weekends you can also eat a packed lunch in our basement classroom. 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 avoiding bury Wednesdays at the museum.
Book a Private Guided Tour
At the weekend we have public guided tours - check the museum calendar for details.
But you can also book a private guided tour for up to 25 people. A guided tour usually lasts an hour.
Read more about our guided tour themes below.
Book a private group tour by writing to NK8N@kk.dk
Weekday guided tours in English: 975 DKK + museum entry.
There are no guided tours on Wednesdays.
You can book your own tour with a guide from the Museum of Copenhagen on Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays or Fridays. From March 1st 2020 we have three different guided tours:
Copenhagen: From the Ice Age to Today - Guided tour of the permanent exhibition
Join us on a journey thorugh the history of Copenhagen. The tour includes a wide range of stories about Copenhagen and Copenhageners through the ages. See. for example, the reindeer antlers hunters of the Ice Age nade into tools 14,000 years ago - the first known trace of human activity in the Copenhagen area. Hear about the medieval worrior, greetings in the 1700s, the dramatic story of escape artist Morten Frederiksen, and about the epidemics and fires that have helped shape Copenhagen as we know it today. See the museum's interactive model charting the pulse and development of the city.
The Museum of Copenhagen: From the Office of the Public Trustee to a Modern Museum
This guided tour takes you behind the scenes to explore the work behind the exhibitions: research, excavations, the choice of exhibits, as well as some of the methods and processes used. Hear about the ideas behind what has been selected, and not least rejected, and about the beautiful listed museum building from 1894 and its past as the office of the Public Trustee then home to Copenhagen's child welfare and council housing authorities. The tour ends with 'out-takes' from the creation of the museum, and reveals some of the biggest challenges and surprises on the way.
Paul Fischer - Copenhagen in the Best Possible Light
See the special exhibition on Paul Fischer (1860-1934), Copenhagen's prime painter who had his breakthrough with his paintings of life in the city and portrayals of elegant women, proud fishwives and noble guardsmen - often against the backdrop of Copenhagen's most famous buildings. Whatever the weather, Paul Fischer's love of Copenhagen shines through. The exhibition includes rarely exhibited paintings, as well as the productive artist's poster designs, postcards and photographs. Paul Fischer used his camera as a sketchbook, and by the time of his death had an archive over 5,000 photos, a wide selection of which are in the exhibition. see the metropolis of Copenhagen through Fischer's soft lens.
Terms and Conditions - Private Guided Tours
Participants: Maximum 25 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 throughtout 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.