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The Royal Danish Arsenal Museum

Tojhusgade 3, Copenhagen 1220, Denmark
+45 33 13 44 11
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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 and "A Distant War - a Danish Soldier in Afghanistan", an exhibition in which you can feel the atmosphere of a Danish combat group in Afghanistan.
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Tojhusgade 3, Copenhagen 1220, Denmark
Indre By (Inner City)
+45 33 13 44 11
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Reviewed 3 days ago

This museum is tucked away but has a great collection. You get free admission with a Copenhagen Card, free lockers for your bags and free toilets. The second floor has a huge selection of war memorabilia - it would take hours to read everything. For...More

Thank adventuresandnaps
Reviewed 1 week ago

I am not a huge fan of looking at the instruments of death which have been refined over the centuries. This museum though took managed to take a very different view of the subject and allow visitors to 'walk' in the shoes of the current...More

Thank KF0x
Reviewed 1 week ago

On the first floor you will find a very interesting exhibition about the Danish army in Afghanistan, a lot of old cannons, stationary machine guns etc. and a nice little weaponry-themed gift shop. But the second floor is where the real fun begins: Here you...More

Thank NowhereMan87
Reviewed 1 week ago

...and then tell the naysayers to get some lunch while you explore! While the lower floor is interesting with the hundreds of cannons and an Afghanistan exhibit , the 2nd floor is enormous with display cases of models, dioramas, artifacts, uniforms, and weapons covering a...More

Thank craigo520
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

we came here after passing a few times over a few days without realising,we got free entry with a copenhagen card ( you can buy these with 1 to 5 days , works out cheaper per day the longer you buy it for, 70+ attractiosn...More

Thank dgraham76
Reviewed 8 July 2017

the viist was for my 16 year old who is histroy and weaponry crazy and he had a great time considering it is quite a small museum. I am not into military history at all and was bored rigid. Thankfully there are seats upstairs so...More

Thank KweenMOn
Reviewed 5 July 2017

My son of 14 is fascinated by all things war. In this museum he could get his hands on cannons & guns . He was in heaven. There is a fantastic simulation of army life in Afghanistan which you walk through & it was an...More

Thank D1218RFpaula
Reviewed 15 June 2017

This very interesting military museum, that tells us a lot about the Danish military history, is located on the same tiny island as the Christiansborg Palace. We got acquainted within this museum, with the facts connected to war, defence and weapons technology in Danish military...More

Thank Oleg Y
Reviewed 24 May 2017

When I entered the museum and saw piece after piece of artillery on the ground floor, I wondered what I had gotten myself into. There was very little information on any one piece, and it all looked rather dull to me. BUT then I went...More

1  Thank KerryandTim
Reviewed 3 April 2017 via mobile

I stumbled across this museum as I was walking along one of the side streets. It's amazing and I would recommend it to everyone. They have a very impressive collection of items from guns to vehicles and my favourite part was on Afghanistan with how...More

1  Thank davyu90
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
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