Attractions

Discover Copenhagen’s beautiful castles, fairy tale history, and fascinating museums, all of which are included with the Copenhagen Card. With 87 top attractions to visit for free, you can enjoy your own sightseeing adventure!

Please note that some attractions have implemented time slots to ensure the safety of their visitors during COVID-19. Please check the attractions' websites for opening hours and dates, as opening hours may change according to season. Many museums are closed on Mondays and on public holidays.

Attractions with an orange GO mark is included in the new Copenhagen Card Go, which is a light version of Copenhagen Card without free public transportation. Learn more here.

The card entitles the holder to one visit per attraction despite card type. Re-visit is not possible. 

 

Tivoli Gardens amusement park in Copenhagen is a must for all visitors to the city, young and old.
Join a guided tour around the harbor and through the idyllic canals where your guide will tell you about Copenhagen's beautiful churches, castles, old listed houses, n
With its distinctive spiral ramp, the Round Tower is one of Denmark’s best-known and most visited structures. A historical place that also houses exhibitions, concerts and activities for young and old.
Due to the covid-19 situation, all visitors must pre-book an entry slot before arrival. Read more here
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The Royal Reception Rooms at Christiansborg Palace in Copenhagen are used by the Queen and the Prince Consort for official occasions.
Due to the COVID-19 situation, all visitors must have an entry slot to enter. With a Copenhagen Card you will be granted an entry slot when you show up.
Complete your visit to Amalienborg Palace square – step inside Amalienborg and experience royal life past and present. The Amalienborg Museum presents the private interiors of the most recent kings and queens and a treasury with world class jewellery.
The Vikings are here! 
In Copenhagen ZOO, you can meet more than 4,000 fascinating animals and travel between continents in just one day.
Kronborg Castle in Elsinore, north of Copenhagen, is one of northern Europe's finest Renaissance castles. It is located at the entrance to Øresund and was built in 1574-1585.
When the present Christiansborg Palace in Copenhagen was constructed, the National Museum took care to excavate and protect the ruins of the Palace's oldest predecessors, Bishop Absalon's Castle of 1167 and Copenhagen Castle that replaced it.
Records galore at the only Guinness World Records museum in Europe. The most incredible world records from all over. The fastest, highest, strongest … etc. That’s what you meet at this museum.
Mysterious! A hands-on experience house putting all your senses to the test. Horror, illusions and eerie, mysterious phenomena are the themes at The Mystic Exploratie’s dark hallways.
Det Kgl Festkøkken
Pay a visit to the Royal Kitchen under Christiansborg.
The Fairy-tale House in Copenhagen guides the audience through a series of brilliant tableaux depicting the universally known fairy-tales by Danish writer Hans Christian Andersen.
Ever seen a letter written on a grain of rice? Ever met anyone who can whistle with a mouth full of tennis and billiard balls?
Frederiksborg Castle is situated in Hillerød, north of Copenhagen. This impressive and unrivaled Renaissance castle was built in the first decades of the 17th century by the Danish King Christian 4.
Due to the covid-19 situation, all visitors must pre-book an entry slot before arrival. Book your slot here.
TEMPORARILY CLOSED DUE TO COVID-19.
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The Royal Stables are located at Christiansborg Palace on the island of Slotsholmen in central Copenhagen. In 1789 the number of horses reached a peak with 270 horses stabled. Today, there are about 20 horses in the Royal Stables.
SMK – The National Gallery of Denmark
Due to the COVID-19 situation, all visitors must pre-book an entry slot before arrival. The booking can be done here by choosing "Turistkort".
The beautiful Botanical Garden, situated in the heart of Copenhagen, is a living museum and home to Denmark’s largest collection of plants from all over the world, incl. species that are extinct in the wild.
The Viking Ships in Roskilde
TEMPORARILY CLOSED DUE TO COVID-19. RE-OPENS 31 OCTOBER. Planetarium is educational entertainment for the family. Get lost in the stars, see the films in The Dome Theatre or explore the exhibition. Exhibition
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ARKEN Museum of Modern Art in Ishøj south of Copenhagen presents exhibitions with Danish, Nordic and international art – from new, young talents to established names.
The Bakkehus Museum tells the story of the Danish Golden Age
CLOSED FOR THE SEASON. SAILS FROM MAY TO AUGUST.
At Casino Copenhagen you can try your luck at severalNormal different live games as well as top modern slot machi
Due to the COVID-19 situation, all visitors must pre-book an entry slot before arrival. The booking can be done here.
TEMPORARILY CLOSED DUE TO COVID-19. Enjoy the cosy little Copenhagen City Train on a calm and intimate tour through the medieval part of Copenhagen.
Start your exploration of Copenhagen at Danish Architecture Center (DAC). From our spectacular modern home on Copenhagen’s waterfront, we present exhibitions, guided tours, and events on classics and new highlights in Danish architecture and design.   
Den Frie Centre of Contemporary Art is a must see in Copenhagen for anyone interested in art and architecture.
Explore a hidden piece of Danish History at Esrum Abbey, founded in 1151 by the Cistercian Order and once amongst the largest and most powerful abbeys in Northern Europe.
TEMPORARILY CLOSED DUE TO COVID-19. Join the cruise around Kronborg Castle on the cozy ship ”VIKING” and experience Kronborg Castle from the seaside.
Copenhagen Contemporary is Copenhagen's international art center showing installation art created by world stars and new emerging talents.
Museum with indoor and outdoor performances. Visitors can see displays with falcons, hawks and eagles at a very close distance.
NB! TEMPORARILY CLOSED DUE TO COVID-19 (CORONA)
Due to the covid-19 situation, all visitors must pre-book an entry slot before arrival. Read more here. 
Gammel Holtegaard is an art center with a programme of three to four ambitious exhibitions a year, both in the gallery of the main house and in the Baroque garden.
Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek is located in the center of Copenhagen and the museum collection consists primarily of works of art and archaeological objects from Ancient Egypt, the worlds of Ancient Greece and Rome, Etruscan Culture, as well as Danish and French art of the 19th century.
The City Museum of Helsingør is located in the Carmelite house (1520).
Willumsens Museum is a museum for the Danish artist Jens Ferdinand Willumsen’s art and art collection, as well as his archive and books.
CLOSED FOR THE SEASON. WILL RE-OPEN MARCH 2021. Memorial rooms to King Frederik VII and his wife Countess Danner, Orphanage history department, exhibition of ancient Danish gold besides annual special exhibitions
The Karen Blixen Museum is located directly by the Øresund Sound in Rungstedlund, an enchanting park and bird sanctuary north of Copenhagen.
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Kunsthal Charlottenborg is one of the largest and most beautiful exhibition spaces for contemporary art in Northern Europe. The Dutch-inspired baroque palace housing the exhibition halls is an addition to the historical Charlottenborg Palace.
Take a trip to Køge Museum and enjoy an experience you'll never forget.
KØS is Denmark's only museum dedicated to art in public spaces.
LEJRE LAND OF LEGENDS IS CLOSED FOR THE SEASON AND WILL BE BACK EASTER 2021. Lejre Land of Legends is a unique and stunningly beautiful open-air museum, which offers its visitors to embark on a journey through time and space.
According to written sources from the middle ages, it was in the area surrounding Lejre Museum, that the birth of the Danish realm took place.
M/S Maritime Museum in Elsinore is one of the most talked about museums in recent years. It has been named ‘A cutting-edge cultural venue’ by New York Times and ‘One of the eight greatest new museums’ by BBC.
Due to the covid-19 situation, all visitors must pre-book an entry slot at museion.ku.dk before arrival. 
On the Brink of War - Neutrality between Warfare and Welfare in Denmark during World War 1
Munkeruphus
Munkeruphus is a former artist’s house, idyllically situated overlooking the Sound between Gilleleje and Dronningmølle. The listed building, which was the home and workplace of the hybrid artist Gunnar Aagaard Andersen (1919-1986), has changing exhibitions. 
The Museum of Contemporary Art was established in 1991 as the country’s first museum for contemporary art.
Nikolaj Kunsthal exhibits Danish and international contemporary art in the heart of Copenhagen. The art centre is located in the former St.
North Atlantic House is an art center where you can encounter North Atlantic culture, research and business. Here, people from the North Atlantic, Denmark, and the rest of the world meet and inspire one another.
Use the city as a playground and dive into murder mysteries built on real life events.
Welcome to The Open Air Museum - one of the largest and oldest open air museums in the world showing rural architecture and focusing on landscapes, buildings and people.
Museum for pop, rock and youth culture! See, hear and feel your way through the history of rhythmic music from 1950s rock'n'roll, through1980s pop culture to today's wild rhythms - and get an idea of tomorrow's music scene.
Danish history told through humour and satire.
Experience an architectural masterpiece, where 1000 years of Danish history and 40 kings and queens lies buried under beautifully decorated vaults and in dark crypts. The Cathedral is a UNESCO World Heritage site. 
Experience the history of Roskilde, once one of the most powerful cities in northern Europe and a religious epicentre in the medieval ages. Follow the traces of the past and meet the people who once lived here.
At the Rudolph Tegner Museum and Statue park in Dronningmølle north of Copenhagen, you can view the work of Danish sculptor Rudolph Tegner (1873 - 1950).
THE MUSEUM IS TEMPORARILY CLOSED DUE TO RENOVATIONS. IT WILL RE-OPEN SPRING 2021.
Storm P. Museum and humour and satire in art and Danish cartoons Here you can meet the man and artist Storm P. (1882-1949) and his humoristic and quirky universe.
TADRE MØLLE IS CLOSED FOR THE SEASON.
Head down below the green fields of Søndermarken to discover an underground world, where you will be enveloped in the dark, cold and damp space. The former reservoir dates back to the 19th century and is now being used as a spectacular setting for art exhibitions and events.
The exhibition at the Danish Jewish Museum in Copenhagen is a broad presentation of Jewish life in Denmark throughout 400 years, and is a selection from the museum's own collection.
Danish Museum of Science and Technology is a universe full of experiences for curious children and adults.
At The Danish Music Museum, everyone can become one with the magic of music.
THE FERRY IS DONE SAILING FOR THE SEASON AND WILL BE BACK JUNE 2021. The ”Frederiksborg” ferry sails ”Denmark’s most beautiful nautical mile” on the Castle Lake round splendid Frederiksborg Castle.
The Hirschsprung Collection is an art museum in a class of its own located in Copenhagen. 
Make yourself comfortable in one of the blue Netto-Boats and see Copenhagen from the waterfront. Enjoy the scenery that passes by while your guide tells about the sights in Danish, English, and German.
Take a walk through Danish war history from the 1500s until today; from samurai swords to World War II and the war in Afghanistan. 
The Shipyard Museum is about the time where the city’s shipyard built ships, and the working class was growing.
The Court Theatre is 250 years old and it is the oldest theatre in Denmark; Hans Christian Andersen and Countess Danner among others have performed here.
Visit Vedbækfundene Museum and meet the hunter-gatherers who lived a tough and dangerous life 7000 years ago!
Arbejdermuseet Festsalen
Due to the covid-19 situation, all visitors must pre-book an entry slot before arrival. You can book your slot here. Unfortunately, the booking site is only available in Danish.
The Øresund Aquarium (Øresundsakvariet) in Elsinore, north of Copenhagen, is a part of the University of Copenhagen’s museums and also an information and research center for water environment – and a ”must see” for everybody interested in the marine life in the Danish waters.
Vivid colours and grand architectural design characterise the museum,  which houses the works of the world-famous Danish sculptor Bertel Thorvaldsen.
Explore natural history among animals from all over the world.

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F.A.Q

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How does the Copenhagen Card work?
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Copenhagen Card is your all-inclusive city pass where you get free admission to museums and attractions and free public transportation. Show the valid card at the entrance or ticket office of any attraction. They will scan your card and give you entrance at no further costs. Show your valid card to the transportation authority upon request when using public transportation. 

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Is there a limit to how many attractions I can visit in one day?
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With a Copenhagen Card, there is no limit to how many different attractions you can visit in one day. You’re welcome to use your card for entry at as many attractions as you can possibly fit into your day. 
The Copenhagen Card entitles the holder to one visit per attractions despite card type. Re-visit is not possible. 
 

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Can I visit the same attraction twice with a Copenhagen Card?
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The card entitles the holder to one visit per attractions despite card type.
Re-visit is not possible. 

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How many people can I bring with me on one Copenhagen Card?
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A Copenhagen Card is valid for one person only. You can, however, bring up to two children between the ages of 0-9 years old free with you on one adult card.

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How much can I save with Copenhagen Card?
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The more attractions you visit the more you save. To get an idea of how much you could save, try to create your own attraction list and see your possible saving. 

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Can I bring my kids for free on a Copenhagen Card and how many?
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Yes, you can free of charge bring up to two kids under the age of 10 per paying adult. That goes for attractions and public transport.