Articles Tagged ‘Copenhagen museums’

Copenhagen Attraction Changes Name

Copenhagen Attraction Changes Name April 9, 2011 | Things to Do, What's New | Read More
One of Copenhagen’s oldest art museums, the Danish Museum of Art & Design or Kunstindustrimuseet on Bredgade in the Frederiksstaden district of Copenhagen is now more than 115 years old. In March, museum directors opted to changed its name to ‘Design Museum Danmark’ as part of a newer, more...

New Metro Line the Route to Archaeological Discoveries

New Metro Line the Route to Archaeological Discoveries January 20, 2011 | Things to Do, What's New | Read More
When Copenhagen’s city museum changed its name from Københavns Bymuseum to the catchier Københavns Museum (Museum of Copenhagen) last February, it was part of a larger change in the museum’s profile: From that of a small town museum to a research centre in an international metropolis. With the...

Visit Denmark’s Post Museum: Now for Free

Visit Denmark’s Post Museum: Now for Free January 14, 2011 | free, Kid Friendly, Things to Do, What's New | Read More
Copenhagen’s Post & Telegraph Museum was closed for several months last summer for an extensive renovation and facelift to the numerous permanent exhibitions housed in this old Post Office found a short walk away from the city’s landmark Round Tower. When it reopened in the middle of October,...

Night of Culture Followed By Week of Halloween Fun

Night of Culture Followed By Week of Halloween Fun October 12, 2010 | Events, Kid Friendly, Things to Do | Read More
This coming Friday, October 15, sees one of Copenhagen’s most unusual cultural traditions come to life – the annual Kulturnatten, or Night of Culture, when more than 250 of the city’s museums, theaters, parks and other cultural institutions remain open until midnight for special events for the...

Copenhagen’s Museum Island

Copenhagen’s Museum Island September 20, 2010 | Things to Do | Read More
Nestled around the bustling shopping streets of inner-city Copenhagen lays Slotsholmen: Literally, ‘the castle island’, this small islet contains both the origins of the city and the nation’s current power base. In addition, there are more than a handful of other fascinating museums to explore. Connected...