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Roskilde Museum
Roskilde
Roskilde
Museum is a local history museum based in Roskilde, Denmark. The museum, which is run by the municipalities of Roskilde, Frederikssund
Frederikssund
and Lejre, has eight separate branches
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DieselHouse
DieselHouse
DieselHouse
is an interactive exhibition on diesel technology located on the grounds of the still operating H. C. Ørsted Power Station
H. C. Ørsted Power Station
in the South Docklands of Copenhagen, Denmark. The exhibition is centred on a gigantic decommissioned Burmeister & Wain diesel engine which was the world's largest for more than 30 years.Contents1 History and premises 2 Exhibition 3 References 4 External linksHistory and premises[edit] The result of a collaboration between Museum of Copenhagen
Copenhagen
and MAN Diesel, DieselHouse
DieselHouse
opened in a former machine hall at H. C. Ørsted Power Station in June 2006
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Amalienborg
Amalienborg
Amalienborg
(Danish pronunciation: [aˈmæːˀljənbɒːˀ]) is the home of the Danish royal family, and is located in Copenhagen, Denmark. It consists of four identical classical palace façades with rococo interiors around an octagonal courtyard (Danish: Amalienborg Slotsplads); in the centre of the square is a monumental equestrian statue of Amalienborg's founder, King Frederick V. Amalienborg
Amalienborg
was originally built for four noble families; however, when Christiansborg Palace
Christiansborg Palace
burned on 26 February 1794, the royal family bought the palaces and moved in
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Louisiana Museum Of Modern Art
The Louisiana Museum
Museum
of Modern Art is an art museum located on the shore of the Øresund
Øresund
Sound in Humlebæk, 35 km (22 mi) north of Copenhagen, Denmark. The most visited art museum in Denmark,[2] it has an extensive permanent collection of modern and contemporary art, dating from World War II
World War II
to the present day; in addition, it has a comprehensive programme of special exhibitions. The museum is also acknowledged as a milestone in modern Danish architecture, and is noted for its synthesis of art, architecture, and landscape. The museum occasionally also stages exhibitions of work by the great impressionists and expressionists, e.g
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North Atlantic House
North Atlantic House
North Atlantic House
(Danish: Nordatlantens Brygge) is a cultural centre located on the harbour front in Copenhagen, Denmark, dedicated to preserve, promote and communicate culture and art from the North Atlantic area. It is made as a cooperation between Denmark, Iceland, Greenland
Greenland
and the Faroe Islands
Faroe Islands
and includes three galleries and conference facilities
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Nivaagaard
Nivaagaard
Nivaagaard
is a historic property in Nivå
Nivå
in the northern outskirts of Copenhagen, Denmark. It is now home to an art gallery and the park is open to the public.Contents1 History 2 Nivaagaard
Nivaagaard
Brickyard 3 Art collection 4 Park 5 Image gallery 6 References 7 External linksHistory[edit]Alfred Hage painted by Constantin Hansen
Constantin Hansen
in c. 1854The estate was founded in 1767 by Adam von Lüttichau when he purchased Nivaa Havnegård ("Nivaa Harbour House") from the Crown. The property was from the beginning associated with the Galley Harbour at Nivaa which was planned in 1753 but soon abandoned. The name Nivaagaard
Nivaagaard
was introduced in 1793. The estate was acquired by Alfred Hage in 1862. The main building was severely damaged in a fire in 1873
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Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek
The Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek
Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek
(Glypto-, from the Greek root glyphein, to carve and theke, a storing-place) is an art museum in Copenhagen, Denmark
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Ordrupgaard
Ordrupgaard
Ordrupgaard
is a state-owned art museum situated near Jægersborg Dyrehave, north of Copenhagen, Denmark
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Øregård Museum
Øregård Museum
Øregård Museum
is an art museum located in Hellerup
Hellerup
in the northern outskirts of Copenhagen, Denmark. It is owned by Gentofte Municipality and holds a topographic collection of pictures from Copenhagen
Copenhagen
and the area north of the city. It also hosts special exhibitions
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Vestindisk Pakhus
Vestindisk Pakhus
Vestindisk Pakhus
(English: West India Warehouse), located on Tolbodgade on the waterfront between Amalienborg Palace
Amalienborg Palace
and Langelinie, is a former 18th-century warehouse in Copenhagen, Denmark. It was designed by Caspar Frederik Harsdorff
Caspar Frederik Harsdorff
and built from 1780 to 1781 for the Danish West India Company, a chartered company responsible for trade on the Danish West Indies. Today it houses the Royal Cast Collection, part of the Danish National Gallery, and a display of costumes from the Royal Danish Theatre.Contents1 The King's Room 2 Displays 3 See also 4 References 5 External linksThe King's Room[edit] The King's Room (Danish: Kongeværelset) is located on the eighth floor of the warehouse and is the former meeting room of the trade commission which managed the West India Company
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Rudolph Tegner Museum
The Rudolph Tegner Museum, dedicated to the oeuvre of the sculptor Rudolph Tegner, is set in the middle of a protected area just south of Dronningmølle
Dronningmølle
on Zealand's north coast, some 50 km north of Copenhagen, Denmark.Contents1 History 2 Architecture 3 Collections 4 Sculpture park 5 References 6 External linksHistory[edit] Rudolph Tegner acquired the central portion of the area in 1916. He initially mounted the group sculpture King Oedipus and Antigone and later, in 1924, followed the group sculpture The Enigma of Lone and then several others. The museum building was built to Tegner's own design with the assistance of the architect Mogens Lassen. Construction began in 1937 and it was inaugurated in 1938. A renovation was completed in 2003.[1] Architecture[edit]Peeking through the entrance to the museumThe museum is built in concrete to an unusual bunker-like Modernist design
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Thorvaldsen Museum
The Thorvaldsen Museum
Thorvaldsen Museum
is a single-artist museum in Copenhagen, Denmark, dedicated to the art of Danish neoclassicistic sculptor Bertel Thorvaldsen
Bertel Thorvaldsen
(1770–1844), who lived and worked in Rome
Rome
for most of his life (1796–1838). The museum is located on the small island of Slotsholmen
Slotsholmen
in central Copenhagen
Copenhagen
next to Christiansborg Palace. Designed by Michael Gottlieb Bindesbøll, the building was constructed from 1838-48 following a public collection of funds in 1837.Contents1 The building 2 Collections 3 In popular culture 4 Gallery 5 External links 6 ReferencesThe building[edit] Thorvaldsen Museum
Thorvaldsen Museum
with Christiansborg PalaceThe building is strongly inspired by antique Greek architecture and built around an inner courtyard where the artist is buried
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Copenhagen Amber Museum
The Copenhagen
Copenhagen
Amber Museum (Danish: Ravmuseet) is a museum on Kongens Nytorv in central Copenhagen, Denmark. It is owned by House of Amber. The museum is located in the Kanneworff House, a listed townhouse dating back to 1606, which is one of the oldest houses in Copenhagen. The museum holds an extensive collection of amber antiques and artifacts, including a wide array of entombed insects from prehistoric times. The collection comprises the largest piece of amber in the world. The piece became enlisted in Guinness World of Records on 1 June 2015 and weighs 104.72 pounds (47.5 kg). It was found in the Dharmasraya region in West Sumatra in 2014 and is around 15-25 million years old.[citation needed] Building[edit] The museum is located in one of Copenhagen’s oldest houses
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Bakkehuset
Bakkehuset
Bakkehuset
(lit. "The Hill House) is a historic house museum on Rahbeks Allé
Rahbeks Allé
in the Frederiksberg
Frederiksberg
district of Copenhagen, Denmark. Dating from the 1520s, it has served a number of functions over the years, including as a farmhouse, inn, private home, psychiatric hospital and orphanage. It is particularly associated with the Danish Golden Age when it was owned by Knud Lyne Rahbek
Knud Lyne Rahbek
and his wife, Kamma Rahbek, used it as a venue for her salons.Contents1 History1.1 Early history 1.2 The Rahbek years1.2.1 Cultural venue 1.2.2 Kamma's garden1.3 Later history2 Bakkehuset
Bakkehuset
today 3 See also 4 References 5 External linksHistory[edit] Early history[edit] Bakkehuset
Bakkehuset
can be traced back to the 1520s
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Kastrupgård
Kastrupgård
Kastrupgård
is a former country house, dating from the mid 18th century, in Kastrup, a suburb of Copenhagen, Denmark. It is now a museum housing the Kastrupgård
Kastrupgård
Collection of modern art, which is owned and operated by Tårnby
Tårnby
Municipality.Contents1 History and architecture 2 Collections 3 See also 4 ReferencesHistory and architecture[edit] Kastrupgård
Kastrupgård
is a former country house in Rococo style. Designed by sculptor and architect Jacob Fortling
Jacob Fortling
for his own use, it was built from 1749 to 1753. Fortling came to Denmark
Denmark
from Germany and became Royal Master Builder and Sculptor to the Danish Court
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Brede House
Brede House
Brede House
(Danish: Brede Hovedbygning) is a late 18th-century country house in Kongens Lyngby
Kongens Lyngby
north of Copenhagen, Denmark. Originally built for the owner of the adjacent Brede Works, it is now owned by the National Museum of Denmark
National Museum of Denmark
and run as a historic house museum.Contents1 History 2 Museum 3 Garden 4 See also 5 References 6 External linksHistory[edit]Brede Gouse seen on a painting from 1798 Brede House
Brede House
was built for Peter van Hemert, the owner of Brede Works. It is believed that the architect was Andreas Kirkerup
Andreas Kirkerup
while Interior Designer to the Danish Court
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