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Type of Attraction
Castles, Palaces, Historic Homes, Museums
Interests That Apply
Art, Architecture, Photography, History
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Price: $10-$15
Group rates are available.
Is there parking?: No
Wheelchair Accessible: Yes
Water/Drinks: Available at attraction or nearby.
This is a good place to get: Snacks Lunch
Restrooms: Available
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Charlottenborg Exhibition Hall

Distinguished Building for Exhibitions of Modern Art

Off The Beaten Path

Address: Phone:
Nyhavn 2
Copenhagen, 1051
+45 3313 4022 /+45 3336 9050
Fax: +45 33 14 2570


The Charlottenborg palace was constructed in 1672-83 in Dutch Baroque style, for Ulrik Frederik Gyldenløve. Queen Dowager Charlotte Amalie, bought the palace in 1700 and named it. The main building facing Kongens Nytorv was built in 1827 by C.F. Hansen, and contains the Fest and Antiksalen Halls. Charlottenborg is home to the Royal Danish Academy of Art, as well as a library with a big collection of literature on art. First and foremost, this is the place for new and established artists to have their exhibitions. Charlottenborg is famous for its spring show, Forårsudstilling, an open, censored exhibition of work in painting, crafts and architecture. Anybody can send in their work and a small committee of Danish artists then chooses the work that will be exhibited. The autumn exhibition, Efterårsudstillingen, on the other hand shows work only by invited artists.

Times & Dates

Open Hours: 11am-6pm Tues-Sun, but til 9pm on Wed
Visit Time: 1.5hr-3hr
Average Wait Time: None
Price: $10-$15
Price Notes: Group rates are available.
Payment Types: VISA


Indoor with climate control.

Age Recommendations/Requirements

Ages Admitted: Infants/Toddlers (0-3yrs), Children (4-8yrs), Pre-teen (9-12yrs), Teen, Adult, Senior
Ages that would most enjoy this attraction: Adult, Senior
Groups that would most enjoy this attraction: Couples, Friends, Groups, Solo Travelers


Nearest Train or Bus: Nørreport st.
Best Modes of Transportation: Walking
Notes: Charlottenborg is situated right in the heart of the city, and therefore it is easy to get to on foot. The nearest station is about a 20-minute walk away, so it is much easier to just walk to the museum.
Parking Availability: No

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