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Thorvaldsens Museum

Bertel Thorvaldsens Plads 2, Copenhagen 1213, Denmark
+45 33 32 15 32
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See sculptures created by sculptor Bertel Thorvaldsen, whose work can be found across Europe. Long corridors allow for natural light and echo the creative ambiance. The Museum opened on September 18, 1848. It is Denmark’s oldest and also most extraordinary museum building. Open Tuesday-Sunday, 10 a.m.–5 p.m.
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  • Average11%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Bertel Thorvaldsens Plads 2, Copenhagen 1213, Denmark
Indre By (Inner City)
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+45 33 32 15 32
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a late post. I visited Thorvaldsens Museum last winter while in Copenhagen. I was not aware of this museum until I was contacted by the museum to include one of my images in their Monuments social media exhibit. It's the reason why I...More

Thank jetsetMar
ThorvaldsensMuseum, Public Relations Manager at Thorvaldsens Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you so much for your great review :-) And for letting use your photo in the exhibition.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is the Largest collection of Thorvaldsen sculptures In a museum. Guides were helpful and opened doors to let in light for pictures as some of the hallways are dark. Flash photography is not allowed. The foyer has 30 ft. Monument Sculptures displayed so you...More

Thank Gatorartlady
ThorvaldsensMuseum, Public Relations Manager at Thorvaldsens Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you for your review :-) We are happy our colleagues were helpfull opening the doors. The use of flash is allowed at the main floor of the museum. It is, however not allowed to use flash in the museum’s collection of paintings and antiques...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited this museum at the recommendation of our Airbnb host. I am SO GLAD that he mentioned it! The museum is so gorgeous & impeccably styled. If you like art, architecture or design you should definitely visit. I thoroughly enjoyed our entire visit! It...More

Thank thewanderlusthome
ThorvaldsensMuseum, Public Relations Manager at Thorvaldsens Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you so much for your great review ;-) We are happy you enjoyed your visit.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

it was rainy and a good day for museums.I walked in & rested while viewing sculptures.They even had a classical music concert going on.a lovely museum.Not too big.

Thank 733maggy
ThorvaldsensMuseum, Public Relations Manager at Thorvaldsens Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you so much for your great review :-)

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The building is undergoing renovation but the museum is still open. Nice collection of sculptures by the artist. His have is on the central courtyard. Monothematic but still interesting for a short visit

Thank Skruggs
ThorvaldsensMuseum, Public Relations Manager at Thorvaldsens Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you for your review :-)

Reviewed 13 September 2017

If you don't care for sculpture, this might be the museum that changes your mind. It's not too big, everything is well presented, and there's some spectacular work here. We came in biased, having seen his magnificent Lion of Lucerne, but weren't disappointed. The first...More

Thank kawaguy
ThorvaldsensMuseum, Public Relations Manager at Thorvaldsens Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you so much for your great review :-) We are happy you enjoyed your visit. The plastic chairs were stored in the Grand Hall for a short time. We totally agree that the museum looks better without them :-)

Reviewed 12 September 2017

Friendly and helpful staff and very well laid out galleries. Lots of information about the sculptures and their stimuli, definitely worth a visit!

Thank ahanshaw
ThorvaldsensMuseum, Public Relations Manager at Thorvaldsens Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you for your great review :-)

Reviewed 11 September 2017

Art is always personal but this place offers his work well displayed and well lit. The detailed laminated cards in each room were very interesting and we read them all. Thorvaldsen was not known to us but he was a very talented sculptor and we...More

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ThorvaldsensMuseum, Public Relations Manager at Thorvaldsens Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 12 September 2017

Thank you so much for your great review :-) We are happy you enjoyed the museum. Thorvaldsen is famous for the way he made drapery so we are very happy you mention that in your review :-)

Reviewed 11 September 2017

If you're visiting Christiansborg Palace then you've got to make time for Thorvaldsens Museum. The buildings are almost next door to each other.

Thank Prop19
ThorvaldsensMuseum, Public Relations Manager at Thorvaldsens Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 12 September 2017

Thank you so much for your review and for recommending the museum :-)

Reviewed 9 September 2017

Decorated ceilings, mosaic floors and not least Bertel Thorvaldsen's sculptures in plaster and marble - the museum offers world-class art and architecture.

Thank George A
ThorvaldsensMuseum, Public Relations Manager at Thorvaldsens Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 12 September 2017

Thank you for your review of the museum :-)

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Indre By (Inner City)
This is the heart of old town Copenhagen, with its
blend of charming old buildings and bold new
architecture, broad avenues and tiny streets as well
as picturesque canals and a modern harbor. The inner
city is home to the Royal Danish Theatre, which
consists of three buildings, two of which are new and
situated on the harbor front. The streets, squares and
venues of the inner city and its surrounding
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freelandjaci
14 July 2017|
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Response from Daniela W | Reviewed this property |
An hour or so at a leisurely pace.
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marvin888
15 April 2017|
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Response from ThorvaldsensMuseum | Property representative |
Thank you for your question - we apologize our late reply. You can reach the museum by train to Copenhagen Central St. or Nørreport St. By metro to Nørreport St. and Kongens Nytorv and by bus with lines 1A, 2A, 9A, 26 and 40.
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marvin888
15 April 2017|
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Response from ThorvaldsensMuseum | Property representative |
Thank you for your question - we apologize our late reply. You can reach the museum by train to Copenhagen Central St. or Nørreport St. and then walk a 10 minutes walk to the museum.
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