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The Royal Danish Arsenal Museum

Open Now: 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
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The Royal Danish Arsenal Museum houses permanent exhibitions about war, defence and weapon technology, and presents Danish military history from the 1500s until today. Experience the exhibition "Denmark's Wars" in the museum's large Rustkammersal...more
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Tojhusgade 3, Copenhagen 1220, Denmark
Indre By (Inner City)
+45 33 13 44 11
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Reviewed October 24, 2018

Unless you re really into military stuff, I probably would skip this museum. Having the Copenhagen Card fortunately let me drop in without a paying an entrance fee or I would have felt disappointed. I was amazed however at how many wars Denmark fought and...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank spiegs882016
Reviewed October 18, 2018

The museum is also known as the Krigsmuseet or the Danish War Museum. It is over 2 levels. On the ground level there are 2 sections. The first is in relation to artillery, being cannons and early examples of 20th century artillery. The second part...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Jack V
Reviewed October 11, 2018

The museum is amazing and there is so much information and military items. It is interesting to walk through time with the different military items as you walk down the room downstairs. Upstairs there is the navel section; included within this there are a few...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Elizabeth J
Reviewed October 6, 2018

This museum is terrific. Two large floors of military items. The ground level has cannons and artillery from ancient times to modern day. The upstairs contains uniforms and swords as well as dioramas of Copenhagen and exhibits that discuss key battles and moments in Denmark's...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Double64Double
Reviewed October 5, 2018 via mobile

The museum consists of 2 floors. The first seemed to act more as a storage room for cannons than as a coherent display of weaponry, but the second floor was very well done. It’s one long floor where the exhibits are laid out in a...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Amanda G
Reviewed September 18, 2018

In the old armory building,a good collection of arms,models and uniforms from history.From vikings to the German invasion 1940.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank drullputt
Reviewed September 17, 2018 via mobile

If you like your military history this is a must. With lots of displays, uniforms, models and weapons/artillery pieces; it is easy to spend several hours here. As someone who spent 20 years in the British armed forces, I was hugely impressed with the ‘Distant...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank PMacTheJag
Reviewed August 31, 2018

Saw weapons from WWI and WWII as well as the 1800s. Not extensive exhibit, but found it interesting.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Kevin56003
Reviewed August 20, 2018

The ground floor is a traditional arsenal/ armoury museum with rows of cannon and guns with cannon balls in piles. There is a Afghanistan experience n the ground floor too- feels like a different museum and I suspect is not a long term part of...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Eddy W
Reviewed August 1, 2018

Note that this is an arsenal museum and is mostly cannons/artillery and uniforms. If you want to see vehicles or aircraft you will have to go elsewhere. I liked the special Afghanistan exhibit where accommodation and facilities were recreated - it reminds us that despite...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Indre By (Inner City)
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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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