Designmuseum Danmark, the biggest design library in Scandinavia, was established in the early 20th century and is dedicated to Danish design and crafts. In the museum you can see the designs of legends like Arne Jacobsen, Kaare Klint and Jacob Jensen. The museum has a collection of furniture built in the country throughout the 20th century along with rare Chinese and German porcelain articles, ceramics, fabrics and glass artefacts.
The Designmuseum is accommodated in Frederick's Hospital that dates back to 1757 and is itself a building of interest. Along with historic designs, the place houses modern and contemporary art, industrial designs and also has a library that holds more than 1000 journals. The small auditorium of the museum can accommodate 120 people and is used for lectures, seminars and concerts. If you are visiting the city in time for a show by Copenhagen Philharmonic, don’t miss out on watching the show in the Designmuseum auditorium. Also, visit the popular attractions in the city by following Copenhagen itinerary 2 days.
- Other Contact detailed : +45 20751999
- Tickets: 100 DKK
- Students (with valid student ID) and people under 26 years: Free.
- Season ticket: 250 DKK (admits one person)
- Season ticket: 375 DKK (admits one person + guest)
- Groups (min. 10 persons)/pensioners 70 DKK
- Free admission to the library, Design Studio, garden, cafe and museum shop.
Opening hours and closed days from November 1 – Mach 31
- Tuesday – Sunday: 11.00 am – 5.00 pm
- Wednesdays: 11.00 am- 9.00 pm
- Monday closed
New opening hours and closed days from April 1
- Tuesday – Sunday: 10.00 am – 6.00 pm
- Wednesdays: 10.00 am- 9.00 pm
- Monday closed
Access to exhibitions and collections closes 30 minutes before the museum’s closing time.Closed: 1 January, Easter Monday, Whit Monday, 24, 25, 26 and 31 December
- By Metro: Kongens Nytorv
- By Bus: Fredericiagade (Kobenhavn)
- By Train: Osterport
- By Taxi
- By renting a Bicycle.
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A delightful museum, beautiful curation of the works! My husband is a bit of a nerd for design and absolutely loved the exhibition on chairs. Brilliant museum with beautiful displays, if only the day we visited had been less warm I'm sure we could've easily stayed the entire afternoon.
Danes love their chairs. Entire wing of the museum dedicated to Danish chair design. But beyond that, there are many thoughtful and beautifully designed items to admire.
Enjoyed visiting here. Very different to the Design Museum in Helsinki, which was fantastic. Felt at times that some of the exhibitions went on and on e.g. the Japan section. There is a small debate to be had as to whether some of the displays were art or design, though I appreciate they go hand in had. Probably wouldn't go back but have recommended to others to visit.
Spent the afternoon here and whilst I didn’t really relate to the Japan exhibition the Danish design and the Chair exhibitions were superb. Certainly worth an afternoon of your time whilst in Copenhagen. On a side note, one of the cafe staff was also one of the most well spoken people I’ve ever met! Made for a pleasant coffee before we started wandering around!
Love this place. besides the permanent exhibitions which showcases many Danish product designs, there were other interesting exhibits - one about the influence of Japanese designs over Danish designs, various few smaller exhibition areas, as well as another about fashion and fabric throughout different eras. If you like to spend time looking at design stuff then you should spare a little more time for this place! i was a little short of time, having spent a little less than 2 hours inside. wouldn't hurt to come earlier because there's a nice cafe you could chill at too if you have too much time.