Attractions

Discover Copenhagen's fairy-tale history, beautiful castles, and fascinating museums; all included in the Copenhagen Card. With 89 top attractions to visit for free, there is something for all tastes!

Please note that opening hours can fluctuate over the year due to seasonality or special events. Approximately half of the included museums and attractions are closed on Mondays and several are also closed on public holidays. We recommend staying updated on the websites of the attractions. Furthermore, please note that a few attractions recommend that you pre-book a time slot.

Copenhagen Card entitles the cardholder to one visit per attraction. Re-visits are not possible.

Finally, please be aware that the attractions included in the Copenhagen Card are revised each year on April 1. This means, e.g., that the National Aquarium (Den Blå Planet) is no longer included in the Copenhagen Card as of April 1, 2021.

List updated on April 1, 2022.

A visit to Tivoli is an absolute must for children and youthful souls coming to Copenhagen. The amusement park offers everything from adrenaline rushes to big concerts and unique dining experiences, dazzling lights and beautiful flowers.
Join a guided tour around the harbour and through the idyllic canals where your guide will tell you about Copenhagen's beautiful churches, castles, old listed houses,
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.
Visit Rosenborg Castle in the heart of Copenhagen and explore some of the kingdom's greatest treasures. The castle features 400 years of splendor, royal art treasures and the nation’s well-guarded Crown Jewels and Royal Regalia. 
Christiansborg
The Royal Reception Rooms at Christiansborg Palace in Copenhagen are used by the Queen for official occasions.
The Vikings are here!
Kronborg Slot
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.
In Copenhagen ZOO, you can meet more than 4,000 fascinating animals and travel between continents in just one day.
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.
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
Arbejdermuseet Festsalen
The Workers Museum in Copenhagen invites you to step into everyday life of Copenhageners in the 1950's. HOME TO YOUR HISTORY
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.
Copenhagen Amber Museum is one of the most recognized amber museums in the world. The museum is located in Kanneworff’s House in Nyhavn, one of Copenhagen’s oldest buildings, which dates back to 1606.
Step into the Danish Golden Age
Experience the stunning nature on the lakes outside of Copenhagen with Baadfarten. Dating back to the start 1890’s, Baadfarten sails with old wooden boats on three beautiful lakes: Lyngby Lake - Millstream, Bagsværd Lake and Furesøen.
Casino Copenhagen is Denmark's largest international casino.
Casino Marienlyst is the oldest casino in Denmark from 1902. Back then, the game was traditional horse racing.
Casino Vesterport is Denmark’s newest casino with a very unique location next to Tivoli and Copenhagen Central Station.
Det Kgl Festkøkken
Pay a visit to the Royal Kitchen under Christiansborg.
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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.
With a unique location in Copenhagen’s historic centre, near tourist attractions, the harbour boats, design companies and galleries, Designmuseum Danmark is a working archive and the entrance to Denmark as a design destination. 
Enjoy the cosy little Copenhagen City Train on a calm and intimate tour through the medieval part of Copenhagen.
Our Saviour's is one of Denmark's most famous churches. Ever since the serpentine spire was inaugurated in 1752, is has been a popular passtime to climb the 400 steps to the top.
Step into the marvellous world of the circus and experience fun props, beautiful costumes, amazing photos and rare footage.
Rådhustårnet, Københavns Rådhus
See Copenhagen from above with a tour up to the City Hall Tower.
Copenhagen Contemporary (CC) is Copenhagen’s international art center showing installation art created by world stars and new emerging talents
Start your exploration of Copenhagen at Danish Architecture Center (DAC).
Den Frie Udstilling
Den Frie Centre of Contemporary Art is a must see in Copenhagen for anyone interested in art and architecture. Den Frie is closed between exhibitions. Always check denfrie.dk before going.
NB. The museum is under construction and reopens October 1st, 2022.  
Let’s Play Science! Experimentarium is a world class science centre in Hellerup, just 6 km north of Central Copenhagen.
At the “Falkonergården” falconers have taken up the old Danish tradition of training hawks for hunting. Visitors can see displays with falcons, hawks and eagles at a very close distance.
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.
Frederikssund Museum is Roskilde fjord's cultural history museum. Frederikssund Museum's new permanent exhibition deals with the interaction between man, life around the fjords and Frederikssund's history.
Peder Skram was part of the Royal Danish Navy from 1966-1988. Peder Skram was the first large warship in the world to use a combination of gas turbines and diesel engines for propulsion.
The Open Air Museum (Frilandsmuseet) is one of the oldest and largest open-air museums in the world.
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.
Glyptoteket
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.
Visit the only Guinness World Records Museum in Europe. The 1.500 m2 attraction is filled with exciting records in sport, art, music, nature and science. Meet the world’s tallest man who measured 272 cm – and the world’s smallest woman.
Step into Hans Christian Andersen’s enchanting fairytale world. Learn about his upbringing in Odense and his many journeys. Experience his most beloved stories, from The Little Mermaid to Thumbelina 'come alive' with light, sound and scents. A fantastic experience for everyone.
The museum at Jaegerspris Castle comprises the memorial rooms with Frederik VII’s study, the audience room and the Countess’ chambers.
The home of Karen Blixen - located directly by the Øresund Sound in Rungstedlund, an enchanting park and bird sanctuary north of Copenhagen.
Welcome to Kunstforeningen GL STRAND.  A UNIQUE PLACE FOR ART LOVERS
Take a walk through Danish war history from the 1500s until today, and explore the treasure trove of equipment from samurai swords and medals to ship models and massive howitzers.
Kunsthal Charlottenborg is one of the largest and most beautiful exhibition spaces for contemporary art in Northern Europe
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 a unique and stunningly beautiful open-air museum, which offers its visitors to embark on a journey through time and space.
Lejre Museum
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.
The Louisiana Museum of Modern Art is a leading international art museum and an absolute top attraction in Denmark. Art, nature, and architecture combine in a total experience that attracts guests from all over the world all year-round.
Maritime Museum
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.
A must-see museum for all who is curious about the human body, disease, and health. 
The City Museum of Helsingør is located in the Carmelite house (1520).
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. 
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Experience the beautiful mineral halls, touch a huge meteorite from outer space and explore the world of nature in the changing exhibitions.
Nikolaj Kunsthal presents especially Danish, but also international contemporary art in unique historical surroundings in the middle of Copenhagen. 
North Atlantic House is an art center where you can encounter North Atlantic art and culture. Here, people from Iceand, Greenland, The Faroe Islands, Denmark - and the rest of the world - meet and inspire one another.
You will find Ordrupgaard in scenic, peaceful surroundings just 10 km north of Copenhagen, Denmark. The museum offers a unique array of world-class art, design and architecture.
Out of this world entertainment for the whole family
RAGNAROCK
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.
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?
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 Rudolph Tegner's Museum and Statue park in Dronningmølle north of Copenhagen, you can view the work of Danish sculptor Rudolph Tegner (1873 - 1950).
The museum Skibsklarerergaarden describes the first grand time of prosperity, Sundtoldtiden/The time of the Sound Toll. The house is the best-preserved merchant’s house and shipbroker house.
SMK – The National Gallery of Denmark
Use the city as a playing field and dive into mysteries inspired by real life events on this MYSTERY WALK EXPERIENCE.
Laugh and get wiser! At STORM you are given an entertaining insight into the importance of Danish humour and satire –historically and today. 
The submarine Sælen was commissioned into the Royal Danish Navy in 1990 as the last submarine in Danish service. It was also the only submarine to ever participate in hostilities.
The beautiful Botanical Garden is a green oasis in the heart of Copenhagen and home to Denmark’s largest collection of plants from all over the world, incl. species that are extinct in the wild.
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.
The Music Museum is currently closed At The Danish Music Museum, everyone can become one with the magic of music.
Danmarks Tekniske Museum
Danish Museum of Science and Technology is a universe full of experiences for curious children and adults
The Willemos-class Fast Attack Craft SEHESTED, along with its 9 sister ships, served as a prominent part of the naval defence of Denmark and NATO during the Cold War.
Færgen Frederiksborg
The ”Frederiksborg” ferry sails ”Denmark’s most beautiful nautical mile” on the Castle Lake round splendid Frederiksborg Castle. Departure approximately every 30 minutes from three piers: Hillerød Torv, Rosenhaven and Baroquegarden.
The Hirschsprung Collection is an art museum in a class of its own located in Copenhagen. 
The most significant building on Holmen is the Mast Crane from 1749.
Go underground and experience the Danish World War II resistance fight up close.
A world of strange phenomena awaits you in The Mystic Exploratorium. Leave your shadow on a wall and swap face with a friend. See the paintings come alive in the dark, and experience what happens at the abandoned graveyard.
Netto Boat canal tour
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.
The Shipyard Museum is about the time where the city’s shipyard built ships, and the working class was growing.
Visit Vedbækfundene Museum and meet the hunter-gatherers who lived a tough and dangerous life 7000 years ago!
The Øresund Aquarium
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.
Thorvaldsens Museum
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 mammoths, whales and prehistoric giants. The 17-meters-long dinosaur, Misty, welcomes you in the exhibition Precious Things featuring the museum’s most valuable specimens collected through almost 400 years on expeditions to all corners of the world.
Vikingeskibsmuseet
The Viking Ships in Roskilde
Willumsen's Museum is a museum for the Danish artist Jens Ferdinand Willumsen’s art and art collection as well as his archive and books.

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F.A.Q

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How does the Copenhagen Card work?
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The Copenhagen Card is your all-inclusive city pass allowing you free access to 89 museums and attractions in and around Copenhagen. Show your activated card at the entrance, get it scanned, and enter.
Additionally, the card provides free public transport by bus, train, and metro. No need to scan the card - just be prepared to show your activated card to the ticket inspector upon request.

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How many attractions can I visit per day?
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You can visit as many attractions in a day as you can possibly manage with a Copenhagen Card. There is no limit. However, please note that the Copenhagen Card entitles the cardholder to one visit per attraction regardless of the card type. I.e., re-visits are not possible.

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Can I visit the same attraction several times with a Copenhagen Card?
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No, you cannot visit the same attraction several times. The cardholder is entitled to one visit per attraction regardless of the card type. I.e., re-visits are not possible.

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How many people am I allowed to bring on a Copenhagen Card?
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A Copenhagen Card is valid for one person only. An adult holding a Copenhagen Card can, however, bring up to two children between the ages of 0-11 free of charge. Please note that children between the ages of 3-11 must obtain a Copenhagen Card KIDS (max. two per adult). These are free when buying an adult Copenhagen Card.

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How much money can I save with a Copenhagen Card?
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The more attractions you visit, the more money you save. To get an idea about how much you can save, mark your favourite attractions with a heart and let the calculator estimate your savings. And remember: the longer the duration of the card, the better value you get! 

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Can I bring my children for free on a Copenhagen Card?
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Yes, each adult carrying a Copenhagen Card ADULT can, free of charge, bring up to two children between the ages of 0-11. This includes both attractions and public transport.

However, please note that children between the ages of 3-11 must obtain a free Copenhagen Card KIDS (max. two per adult). Children between 12-15 must get a Copenhagen Card JUNIOR.