Thorvaldsens Museum, Copenhagen

4.3
Get to know the artwork and learn about the life of Danish neoclassicist sculptor Bertel Thorvaldsen at Thorvaldsens Museum. The museum lies around an inner courtyard with Thorvaldsen's grave. Notice the outside frieze depicting the artist's homecoming from Rome, where he lived and worked most of his life. The museum features Thorvaldsen's works and personal belongings, such as his own medals, letters, and books. His collection of paintings and objects from Greek, Roman, and Egyptian antiquity, are also on display. See drawings, sketches, and the original plaster models used in the making of bronze and marble statues and reliefs. Make your Copenhagen itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.
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  • We visited this museum twice, once for free on Wednesday and once with the CPH card. It was always empty and seemed not to get the attention it deserved, Beautiful paintings and sculptures on show. Th...  more »
  • Situated basically next door to the Christianborg Palace, the Thorvaldsens Museum is relatively small, but have some very interesting sculptures to view. The staff are extremely friendly and helpful w...  more »
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  • When the other popular museums in Copenhagen feel too crowded - go here! A great museum of Thorvaldsen works. Their audio tour makes it a perfect place to get just as much information as you would like.
  • Great museum to see of the best sculptures around. Well worth a visit (free on Wednesdays). The building itself is worth a visit - remember to look at the floors and ceilings.
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