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Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek (Copenhagen)

Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek (Copenhagen)

Ny (New) Carlsberg Glyptotek is a popular art museum in central Copenhagen. It was established in 1888 by the businessman brewer Carl Jacobsen (1842-1914), son of the founder of the Carlsberg brewery. Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek contains exhibits that Jacobsen kept in his personal collection.

 

 

 

Dantes Plads 7

Tel. 33 41 81 41

Open: Tue- Sun

Closed: Jan 1, Jun 5, Dec 24, 25

Busses: 1A, 2A, 15, 33, 65E

www.glyptoteket.dk

 

 

 

Description of Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek

Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek consists of Department of Antiquities that houses a collection of Egyptian, Greek, Etruscan and Roman art and a Modern Department that covers art created in 19th and 20th century. Museum's Etruscan exhibit is considered one of the richest collection of artifacts of this mysterious and little known North Italian civilization. Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek also houses a collection of thirty sculptures made by Rodin and many bronze sculptures by Edgar Degas including the famous series of dancers.

 

Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek

Upper floors are filled with paintings of impressions artists including Pissarro, Renois, Degas, Monet, Cezanne as well as post impressionists Gauguin, Bonnard, Van Gogh and many others. One of the notable features of the Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek is an impressive Winter Garden that houses many species of exotic plants brought here from the tropics.