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Thorvaldsens Museum

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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...more
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Bertel Thorvaldsens Plads 2, Copenhagen 1213, Denmark
Indre By (Inner City)
+45 33 32 15 32
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Reviewed April 5, 2012

not only Thorvaldsens statues. Classic pieces of Art till early '800. i suggest not to miss it as it's very Danish, but also Very connected to European history.

Date of experience: April 2012
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Reviewed March 23, 2012

Had planned to spend about 2 hours or so but extended the visit to 4 hours! Really good explanations from the audio guide which help beginners to understand how art can be appreciated. Take the time to observe the rooms and ceilings which are worthy...More

Date of experience: March 2012
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Reviewed September 16, 2011

I had never heard of Thorvaldsen before, but I am glad I went to the museum. The building itself is interesting, and the sculptures are of diverse subjects. This is one of those museums where you can’t big in large purses, so have a 20...More

Date of experience: September 2011
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Reviewed August 23, 2011

Had a good time here. The trip to the Thorvaldsens Museum was combined with other nearby attractions. Didn't take a long time, was covered by our city card. Glad we were here!

Date of experience: July 2011
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Reviewed December 18, 2007

This unique museum has numerous awe-inspiring sculptings by Bertel Thorvaldsen such as;"Christ and The Apostles","Josef Poniatowski",and "Venus and Cupid".It has Thorvaldsen's fine collection of early and mid-nineteenth century paintings by artists such as;C.W.Eckersberg,C.Kobke,Pierre Chauvin,J.C. Dahl,and J.A. Koch.Most of these paintings are landscapes or cityscapes.Personal favorites...More

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Reviewed August 27, 2005

I left visiting this Museum until my last day in Copenhagen as I had thought this rather dull looking place wouldn't hold much interest. How wrong I was! Thorvaldsen is considered to have been one of Denmarks best sculptors and nearly all of his works...More

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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
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July 14, 2017|
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Response from Daniela W | Reviewed this property |
An hour or so at a leisurely pace.
April 15, 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.
April 15, 2017|
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.