Copenhagen Art Galleries

Copenhagen is a city with a proud heritage of art and design, well showcased in numerous museums and galleries as well as architecture. Among the most renowned collections are those housed in the popular Museum of Decorative Arts (traces the history of Danish design), the Louisiana Museum of Modern Art (featuring world famous artists), the National Gallery (more than 8,000 works dating from the 13th century to modern times), and the Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek (antiquities, French impressionists and contemporary Danish art).

Address: Museum of Decorative Arts: Bredgade 68. Louisiana Museum of Modern Art: Gl. Strandvej 13. National Gallery: Sølvgade 48-50. Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek: Dantes Plads 7

Telephone: Museum of Decorative Arts: Tel: 3318 5656; Louisiana Museum of Modern Art: 4919 0719; National Gallery: 3374 8494; Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek: 3341 8141

Opening times: Museum of Decorative Arts: Tuesday to Sunday 11am to 5pm, Wednesday 11am to 9pm, closed Mondays. Louisiana Museum of Modern Art: Tuesday to Thursday 11am to 10pm, Saturday and Sunday 11am to 6pm, closed Mondays. National Gallery: Tuesday to Sunday 10am to 5pm, until 8pm on Wednesdays. Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek: Tuesday to Sunday 11am to 5pm, closed Mondays.

Admission: Museum of Decorative Arts: DKK 75 (adults), kids free. Louisiana Museum of Modern art: DKK 80 (adults), kids free. National Gallery: Free admission. Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek: DKK 50 (adults), kids free.